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Address: 11 Magnolia Ave., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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+1 800-356-8222
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Explore the 1565 Birthplace of St. Augustine and Colonial European America....

Explore the 1565 Birthplace of St. Augustine and Colonial European America. Your History Starts here! Drink the legendary waters. See Stars in the Planetarium. Hear a Spanish Cannon roar. Visit the Timucua Indian Village. Learn the Archaeological History of the site. From Timucua Indians living at this site for 4,000 years to Spanish Explorers arriving in 1513 to Smithsonian institute Archaeological Digs starting in 1934, the hisotry is amazing. Guests have been visiting this important site since 1871. Now you can too. Don't miss it!

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Despite some of the reviews, my husband and I decided to check out the place. We both enjoyed it very much. Lots of things to see and trivia to learn about. Some things can be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was my final tourist trap of the day. I guess I was expecting a lot, because what I got to see was beyond a doubt the most disappointing thing I have ever experienced. My boyfriend and daughter got more of a kick when they saw my expression when I finally discovered the fountain of youth is nothing but a... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great way to spend 2-3 hours during off-beach season, you can probably attend before dinner during hot season. Firing cannon and rifle was high point for kids, nice demo in blacksmith shop as well

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Despite some of the reviews, my husband and I decided to check out the place. We both enjoyed it very much. Lots of things to see and trivia to learn about. Some things can be considered "cheesy" but we liked it. We plan to bring our grandson there when he is five or older.

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had such a fun time here. It was bigger than I was expecting. Adored all the lovely peacocks! Neat little place to explore and see a little window into history. Definitely worth a visit here.

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Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful, well-kept grounds to stroll through and interact with several exhibits. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable about exhibits. This attraction is pet-friendly and my dog was greeted by most staff members. Peacocks roam the grounds and have a feeding station. The Planetarium and Globe were short air-conditioned shows that also provided history of the area. It is fun... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Always heard of the Fountain of Youth and never visited it on the 3 times I have been in St. Augustine, very disappointed!

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent several hours at the Fountain of Youth. After making a stop at the fountain in the Spring House to taste the water we had time to check out the Navigators planetarium and the Discovery Globe. Both have set times for entry. There are other interesting things to view there such as the Timucuan village, the Mission Church, and... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

15.00 an adult to get into the park ,14.00 if you find a coupon. Lots of interesting history but the peacocks are what stole the show for me. The peacocks are everywhere and so beautiful. There were even white ones. Oh and I drank from the fountain of youth and splash some on my sons head 👍🏽

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McCaysville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They charge $16.00 to see a well with a rusty grate in front of it. There was not a lot to see it was basically a walking trail. Don't waste the time or money this should not even be an attraction.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lot of fun, very interacting and interesting, staff extremely nice and helpful. Will definitely return.

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