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Old Jail
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

We have often passed this by but had the opportunity to give it a try this summer. The entire family enjoyed our tour. The tour guides really get into character but are also very personable with the families before and after the tour. Our guide made the kids feel special and enjoyed interacting with them.

Thank fitzzy
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

The tour through the Jail was led by an extremely enthusiastic and animated lady who gave the children a great time by swearing them in as deputy's and putting them in the various cells and cages for the criminals. The detail of history on the tour is great and you can tell the staff love what they do.

Thank ColetteMcK
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

This was a interesting worthwhile experience. Gives you a real look at the justice system of earlier times. Tour was informative and well planned. I found the living conditions and gallows to be intiguing. You see every inch of the facility and you can go in to the cells and the sheriffs quarters.

Thank Don50alexandria
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Reviewed December 25, 2013

For a look at some not so pretty history, this is a fascinating place to see. My partner wanted to see it having worked in law enforcement. He was floored by what he heard and was fascinated at the whole jail / Home set up. This place was built by the same people that built Alcatraz. There really is not much to the tour. You are free to look around after the walk around by the tour guide. There were 2 small children on the tour , who did not 'get' the tour. They were too young and probably should not have been there. They did leave in the middle of the tour. Tour guide monitored his explanation of some things because of the kids. I think most smaller children would be bored by the tour. This was the only place we stopped on our pass through St Augustine. It was interesting, but I did not think it warranted $9 a person. If you are seeing multiple attractions, the combo tickets are less then buying single tickets. This location is out of the main town area, at the start of some trolley lines.

Thank CAT_AJM
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Reviewed December 13, 2013

The Trolley Tour in St. Augustine let's you stop, wherever you want, but because it was raining on that day we took it, my Husband and I, needed a break from sitting in this shaky machine.
My Eyes were hooked on the old red Brick Building. To hear the story from that time and how the bird's in there survived or not, made me to buy 2 tickets. Our Tour guide was the right Mann to tell us the history of this Jail. The Mann in charge, and how he treaded the once who did wrong .When ever you come to the first City of America, stop at all those thinks, that you think, are important to know. You will not regret .

Thank Monika B
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