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  • Excellent57%
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Jan 13, 2018
“Great living history experience!”
Dec 23, 2017
“Wonderful interactive experience for adults And kids!”
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A hands-on way to experience daily living activities from pre-European times to 1926.
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259 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-1628
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+1 904-824-8874
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

My 6 year old son went here first with his class, and really enjoyed the experience. He asked that we go back as a family, and it was as fun as he initially described. I enjoyed the emphasis on the Timucua culture and its contributions...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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HappySpaniard, Manager at Old Florida Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

We love our return guests. We are so glad you made this into a family day.

Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

We got tickets for this on Groupon and to be honest didn’t expect much for $5/person. It turned out to be the most fun thing we did on our 10 day trip! It was very educational while at the same time being very fun and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

This is a great place for anyone interested in history or archaeology and it is fun for kids of all ages (my 2 teenagers even enjoyed it!). Tour guides Kyle and Kathleen did a wonderful job describing the artifacts and telling informative stories. Thank you!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed May 19, 2017

We were told we could self tour after introduction, this was also stated on handout. When we tried to tour on our own we were stopped by a rude man in one of the buildings who told us to take our complaint to the cashier...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

Get ready for a trip back in time. Learn what it was like living when the first Spaniards landed in Florida. The tour guides dress in period clothes and give a very informative tour . It's hands on and you earn coins for doing different...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Patricia R
Reviewed March 8, 2017

If you are the curious type and have a good imagination, this is a wonderful place. We were encouraged to pretend and engage with "artifacts" of an earlier age - the 1500's when Native American and Spaniards first met. I did not know what to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Janet L
Reviewed November 7, 2016

This is a great museum for kids, my fiance and I had a fun time collecting coins along the way and the exhibits are very interactive and informative. I was disappointed when a big black cat jumped on the table and I was told not...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank shellj3
Reviewed October 21, 2016

This is a great museum, you will learn so much while being entertained. This is a completely interactive and hands on experience, the kids earn gold coins they can spend in the gift shop. I highly recommend it! This is one of the best tours...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

My family had a great time here, my 7 year old daughter especially liked it being a hands o tour. She was able to play games from the time period, make a shell necklace, dip a candle as well as get some amazing historical facts.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Melinda G
Reviewed October 4, 2016

A family member who lives in St. Augustine recommended this place when I was looking for sightseeing things to do with my children. I went with my two boys, ages 9 and 5, and they loved every minute of it. The guides gave an interesting,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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