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Address: 14 St. Francis Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904-824-2872
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Activities: Leisure education, Getting married

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The tour and guide were very interesting as well as the grounds were peaceful and relaxing. The inside displays were good

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is the place to go to take pictures. Gorgeous grounds. The outdoor kitchen makes for a beautiful backdrop. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining! If you stay at the St. Francis Inn, the tour tickets are half price, only $4!

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Gainesville, Florida
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87 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It was "OK". Its a small house with a lot of history, outside of that is doesn't offer a whole lot. Its worth checking out if your in the area though.

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San Francisco
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95 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I loved everything about St. Augustine, and this house was my favorite because of its preservation and simplicity. Tours are every half hour and cost $16.00. The burned remains of the original house built in the mid-16th century have been found beneath the current 1702 coquina (shellstone) structure. After years of renovations and "upgrades," the house has been restored to... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The tour and guide were very interesting as well as the grounds were peaceful and relaxing. The inside displays were good

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Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have a 10, 7 and 5 year old. I felt like this place was going to be a hit or miss. But seeing how everything is so expensive, we felt it was worth it to stop by. We got there just in time for the tour, which runs every 30 minutes. We enjoyed every minute of it, and loved... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Well done! Guided tours can sometimes be too long. This one was perfect... the right amount of information presented well. Check out the map room as well as the courtyard.

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Paris, France
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92 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We were walking by and decided to stop in mainly because of the museum. It lays out the history of St. Augustine which is confusing in a very clear way-- well worth the admission. The tour of the house was so-so… the guide more interested in telling us his story, than the story of the house and didn't say much... More 

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Florida City, Florida
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great place to go . You actually get a feel of the house as you tour . You can almost close your eyes and feel what it was like to wake up in this house way back when or come home and enjoy dinner after a long day.it eventually became a bar where English sailors would go to drink away... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A very short tour showing the oldest house in Saint Augustine. The museum has some neat pieces of you like to see old China, guns, etc. Our tour guide seemed like he would've rather been anywhere but giving a tour so questions were kept to a minimum and he seemed annoyed at times when someone did ask a question. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

It was so so. Go ahead and take the tour in the house. Good to know some history. Tour is short. Garden is nice. Small gift shop but nice.

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Address: Address: 14 St. Francis Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904-824-2872
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine

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