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Fort Menendez at the Old Florida Museum

259 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-1628
+1 904-824-8874
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A hands on Historical Experience.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“gift shop” (43 reviews)
“candle making” (4 reviews)
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259 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-1628
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"gift shop"
in 43 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 12 reviews
"candle making"
in 4 reviews
"interactive museum"
in 6 reviews
"fun learning"
in 3 reviews
"field trip"
in 6 reviews
"florida history"
in 5 reviews
"all ages"
in 11 reviews
"school groups"
in 3 reviews
"living history"
in 3 reviews
"private tour"
in 4 reviews
"whole family"
in 5 reviews
"local history"
in 3 reviews
"history lesson"
in 3 reviews
"coins"
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"chores"
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"villagers"
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and grandson really enjoyed their visit to Fort Melendez. The games and challenges were entertaining and educational.

Thank jr55fla
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

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
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HappySpaniard, Manager at Fort Menendez at the Old Florida Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Tabitha, We love hearing from our school groups. We are so glad that you and the children had a great time. Sarah Freeman General Public Tour Coordinator

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Really enjoyed our visit to the Fort. Very interesting information in the rooms. Interesting activities in the courtyard. Views from the upper walls of the river and the city was freat.

Thank Elisa W
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

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

3  Thank eddie j
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Michael H
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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

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Go check it out and ask for Ding Ding Danny! World renowned story teller and master host of the facility! Bring the young kids and have them shout for Ding Ding Danny!

Thank StAugJohn
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank sikes168
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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

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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Very educational and hands on experience. Kids will learn hands on how Indians and settlers interacted and cultivated.

Thank Dayamí A
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HappySpaniard, Manager at Fort Menendez at the Old Florida Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope that you had just as much fun as the Children. Sarah Vejar Freeman General Public Tour Coordinator.

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Sheila D
July 30, 2017|
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Response from HappySpaniard | Property representative |
The guided part of the tour takes about an hour. After that you are free to tour the museum and play games at your own pace.
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Rickie D
June 26, 2016|
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Response from kellyr186 | Reviewed this property |
Only service animals
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Joni L
December 30, 2014|
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Response from GP M |
Fort Menendez is open 7days a week! They close for Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas.
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