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Address: 11 Magnolia Ave, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-2827
Phone Number:
+1 800-356-8222
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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Have debated about going here a few times. Finally we went there. It was soon after they opened for the day. Missed the video and demonstration. I always thought it was a big... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have debated about going here a few times. Finally we went there. It was soon after they opened for the day. Missed the video and demonstration. I always thought it was a big fountain. Was surprised to see that it isn't as big as I thought. The history behind it was interesting though. Enjoyed the squirrels and peacocks. The squirrels... More 

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Waltham Abbey, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The fountain of youth park is in beautiful st Augustine, the park composes of beautiful gardens and historical displays. The actual spot that some of the first settlers in the United States landed and that land is preserved with historical reinactments. There is also a planetarium, a giant revolving globe musket and cannon firing and off course you can drink... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a local I was completely taken with the beauty and history of this place. We even fed peacocks! The planetarium is.....the.....bomb!!!

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Islandton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went for the day. Not a very big area, but busting with a lot of history. Demonstrations of different activities from back in the day. Guides were informative, answered everyone's questions, and very friendly. This is handicap accessible. Pets are not allowed (Service dogs are, obviously) Would recommend for history buffs, kids.....heck bring the whole family

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Apopka, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although u pay the full amount, u do not get all the various places within this "Park" are staffed. There was a sign stating on an exhibit open Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Be on time for shows as they lock the doors. Did not find that any staff member went overboard. The place looks like it was started in the fifties... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We got to drink from the fountain of youth. The water was not good, but it is something we wanted to taste. We enjoyed the canon firing and the crossbow shooting.

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are staying in Old Town, take an Uber or the trolly... we chose to walk and this is one attraction that is a serious hike (and I've run marathons!). We thought it was going to just be a dinky fountain, but there was all sorts of stuff. We were in a bit of a hurry so we didn't... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very historical place. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Lots of information, and very interactive for kids. It has a cafeteria outside and awesome souvenirs in the gift shop. Quite a few interesting things to see and do here!

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Keystone Heights, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was awesome and very knowledgeable about the culture and time frame. They made you feel like you were there back in time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if you like history and culture this is a must see. Very well organized and location and accessibility very easy. Presentations very interesting w knowledgeable presenters.

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