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Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great tour of the house.

Great tour of the house. Very friendly staff and good history. Small donation suggested. There were... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
michaelo343
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Avon Lake, United States
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What a wonderful trip through some of St.Augustines history. This is one of the few places in this... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Teri C
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Clearwater,Florida, United States
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Historic House Museum of the First Spanish Period, circa 1750. Built of native coquina stone. Home of the Royal Spanish Treasurer and two British Governors, and the last seat of British Government south of Canada after the Revolutionary War (until...more
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Great tour of the house. Very friendly staff and good history. Small donation suggested. There were locally made gifts in the shop also.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JudyR1538, Past President at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Michael, thank you so much for your wonderful review of the Pena-Peck House and the Woman's Exchange. As you learned during your tour, we are a volunteer, non-profit group that has managed the PPH since 1932 for the City of St. Augustine. It is a...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful trip through some of St.Augustines history. This is one of the few places in this area that is free. It was fun and interesting. Natalie is such a great tour guide. She is so knowledgeable about the history in the area and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Fort Myers, Florida Outstanding the history and beauty of this remarkable home and gardens far exceeded my expectations. Natalie was informative, and engaging and was very willing to share her wealth of knowledge about the Pena-Peck home. We encourage all to take this tour you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JudyR1538, Past President at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Luwetta, thank you so much for your wonderful review. As you learned, we are a group of volunteers in a non-profit, The Woman's Exchange, and we work hard to give our guests a great experience. I am glad that we succeeded. Our mission is "Women...More

Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

We just love history and this house is loaded with it. They have done a great job of keeping it up, and having so much original furnishings. There is also a small gallery to see. This house is not wheelchair accessible.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Womans E, Past President at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comments and the 5 star rating. The Woman's Exchange, a volunteer, non-profit founded in 1892, has managed the PPH for the City since 1932 and it is a labor of love for us. We work hard to provide a good...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018

You need to see this building in the heart of downtown and they have an unique gift shop. Twice a year they have a luncheon with profits going to help women over 30 to go back to school. The event is in October and April...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Womans E, Public Relations Manager at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Kathi, thank you for your wonderful review of the Woman's Exchange at the historic Pena-Peck House. You have covered everything that I would say in a response to your review, so I will just say, come back and bring your family and friends. I am...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We randomly stopped in here for a tour without knowing anything about it. The museum is free, but they accept donations to help with the upkeep of the historic home. Our docent told us about the history of the home and made sure we got...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Womans E, Public Relations Manager at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thank you for your positive response. The Woman's Exchange, a non-profit small group of volunteers, has managed the historic Pena-Peck House for the City of St. Augustine since 1932. We try hard to give our visitors a good experience and we are glad we succeeded...More

Reviewed March 26, 2018

We enjoyed our tour of this old house, and learning about both the Spanish and American history of the house and its occupants. For antique furniture aficionados, there are some beautiful late 18th and early 19th century chairs; and a block-front bureau and a highboy...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Judy R, Public Relations Manager at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you for your nice review of the Pena-Peck House. Our museum does contain all the Peck family furnishings, crystal, silver and an extensive art collection that have been lovingly cared for by the Woman's Exchange a non-profit group of volunteers. We are celebrating our...More

Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved it! Our guide, Ellen, was super friendly, informative, and made it interactive. She really made it stand out from the other attractions. This is a free admission type of place but they accept donations to keep the place open. Awesome.More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Judy R, other at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Ellen has been a docent at the Pena-Peck House for many years and is a valued member of the organization. We are very glad that she made it "stand out" for you during the tour. We are...More

Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting the Pena-Peck House, especially because it was free. The guide was well educated on the house but wasn't real sociable. Almost acted like it wasn't worth the effort to take us thru it. She asked more than once if we had the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Judy R, Publicity and Marketing Chairperson at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thank you for your review and bringing to our attention the issue that you experienced with our docent. It has been shared with our Docent Chairperson and will be incorporated into our next training class. All of our docents are volunteers as they are members...More

Reviewed November 18, 2017

We walked in after one of,the famed luncheons so we saw the gracious society that provides scholarships for women at their work. Very graciously a member showed us upstairs and we were awed by the detail of life in the 1930's of this home. The...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Judy R, Past President at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review. We have been "women helping women" for 125 years and have lovingly cared for the Pena-Peck House since 1932. We hope others will stop by and take a tour and browse in our beautiful gift shop that highlights hand-crated...More

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Our shop opens at 10:30, M-S and at 12:30 on Sunday. It closes at 5pm. Our tours start at 12:30 each day and end at 4:30. There is not a set fee for the tour. We only ask that you consider a donation since we are a... More
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