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The St. Augustine Historical Society owns and operates The Oldest House Museum Complex. Our onsite attractions include a guided historical tour of the oldest house, a history museum, gardens, colonial kitchen, and a map gallery.
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14 Saint Francis St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-5047
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a pretty good guide here. He just lacked the animation/enthusiasm often displayed by docents. I was particularly interested in things related to Mary Evans, the heroine of Eugenia Price's book "Maria," which sheds much light on life in the early city, as well...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not miss this Museum! It is far more than it appears from the street!! Incredibly lovely, very informative about the history of the area and the building styles through the centuries. Be sure to stop by!

Thank E4051KDchristinec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very well preserved and presented piece of history of this lovely city. The tour guy was fantastic with clear explanation of the full history of this place. Very educational and interesting if you want to understand how it was when the first Europeans arrived...More

Thank legaullois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By going through 5 families who have lived in the oldest house in America, the docent gave an excellent picture of how life was lived through several centuries. A must see if you want to have a real life history lesson.

Thank donnalD687ZS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed hearing about the history of the families that inhabited the Oldest House throughout the centuries. Appreciated the knowledgeable and friendly tour guide who was excited about the property and history. Fun 30 minutes

Thank Amanda Z
Reviewed 10 June 2018

What a fantastic tour. I can't remember our tour guide, but he was a tall man with brown hair and a fantastic accent. Very informative and entertaining! You can tell the most about your tour guide when he is asked "silly" questions and he answers...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Loved hearing about the oraginal owners and how the lady made money, very ingenious! The tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable...enjoyed the tour a lot!

Thank justaskmeWinterHaven
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Oldest house in America! Great history! Beautiful courtyard. A must see. All a part of the amazing history in St. Augustine.

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Nice little museum of oldest house, shows stages of development of house building between Spanish, English and American owners.

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Great little house built in the 1700s in the Spanish style then later refurbished by the English. Beautifully maintained inside and Courtyard.

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