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Address: 48 King St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904-825-5033
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Clean, Informative, and Quiet

This museum is operated by the Univ. of FL and took us about 45 minutes to go through. There were some interactive electronic displays that might hold the attention of a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Lakeland, Florida

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Oldsmar, Florida
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I wanted to like our visit a lot since AAA rates this a "gem"; I disagree. It is very clean and new exhibit. Very small comprised of about 4 rooms to explore. We were through in15 minutes. A few newer interactive exhibits and nice history and I really wanted to rank this higher...but I can't.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is where it all began. When needed the Governor would come out on the balcony and decree to the townspeople below whatever the King of Spain wanted. How cool it would have been to be a fly on the wall back then. They have some awesome exhibits. Not a big place but still worth a look!

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Lakeland, Florida
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This museum is operated by the Univ. of FL and took us about 45 minutes to go through. There were some interactive electronic displays that might hold the attention of a teenager, but the displays were a bit sluggish. Kids younger than about 7 might not be able to see them either, as the displays are horizontal and flat, like... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We came here on 6/28/15. This is a good little museum my kids had a good time as well as my husband and I did too. Make sure you get there no later then 4:30 so you can look and see everything.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Excellent small museum run by. University of Florida. The museum encapsulates early St Augustine history and culture. It also is not politically correct in that it does not attempt to romanize early St Augustine founders showing both the good and the bad.

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LNS4
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

when preparing for the trip someone recommended this as a first stop. i would have to agree. its a great way to get an overall history lesson of the area and our nation. take it all in and do not rush it. allow a good hour.

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York Haven
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

What a great way to learn the early settlement history of at Augustine well done museum presentation and would highly recommend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The museum was not overwelming as to size but it packs a lot of early history and is a great place to start your visit to the city that is older than dirt

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Sydney
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We were expecting more . Not a very large museum but a good overview of the cities history..Not sure it is worth the price of admission if you have toured other attractions.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Honestly we went here because I had to go to the bathroom and this museum looked like it would have one the public could use. We stayed because the free exhibits were neat once we started reading them.

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