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Address: 14 St. Francis Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904-824-2872
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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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Gainesville, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
84 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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 95 reviews
26 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 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 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
32 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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New Haven, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The tour could be 20-25 minutes of interesting facts about the history of the occupants as well as architectural changes over the years. Grounds are peaceful and well kept, and the museum displays were well done. The quality of the tour is completely dependent upon the docent- Ours often interjected personal comments that were somewhat dour and off putting, which... More 

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