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This was a big disappointment for us. It seemed more for children, but the advirsements didn't indicate that to be the case.
Hands-on chance your children (I don't think teens would even enjoy it).More
Thank Georgia Family T
Daniel C, Operations Manager at Fort Menendez at the Old Florida Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018
Hi Georgia Family.
Sorry to hear about your experience at Fort Menendez. I am wondering however if you have the names confused.
There are four forts in St Augustine: Fort Menendez, Fort Matanzas, Fort Mose and The Castillo de San Marcos.
The reason I ask...More
Oh my gosh! The grandkids LOVE this one! Make wax candles, sail the seas, don war paint, play Indian and early settler games: so much to do and see here. This is a very hands-on, living history kind of place that even the adults can...More
In a nutshell, 30 bucks for 2 hours of entertainment for three kids, the place was tired looking the staff were too, gift shop was 50 percent off, gift shop lady very concerned that are 5 year old was gonna get out the door with...More
I was here from Cocoa Beach yesterday on a field trip with the 4th graders. What an unexpected surprise. It was fun and engaging. We had a wonderful female lady who led our tour and she was very informative and engaged the kids well. You...More
Thank Tabitha B
HappySpaniard, Manager at Fort Menendez at the Old Florida Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018
We love hearing from our school groups. We are so glad that you and the children had a great time.
General Public Tour Coordinator
We get to hear and it was real
nice to learn up close about the old fort hear rangers talking and seeing all the cannons on top of fort. The silver mere shop great prices . Weather was great . You look out into the...More
Went with a school trip with kids. Poor experience as the older guide was not suitable to work with kids. No patience for 10 year olds. Not very nice to the kids. Need to find someone who is better with kids. (his name was armando)...More
Daniel C, General Manager at Fort Menendez at the Old Florida Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018
Hi Michael H
Thanks for taking the time to send in your opinion.
I pulled the notes from that day. Each teacher is given an evaluation form to rate the experience with the program and to rate the guides they have. This helps us keep...More
This was a total bust. Our tour guide was not very knowledgeable of history and when the children told an answer that she thought was wrong she ridiculed the answer. There were some hand on projects that were interesting. However. Not enough to draw me...More
Daniel C, Operations Manager at Fort Menendez at the Old Florida Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018
Good Morning Sikes168
As a 4-1/2 point attraction on trip advisor we are very proud of our status and the hard work to get there.
But with everything, there are days when nothing seems to go right. Your visit was obviously one of them. Our...More