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Father Miguel O'Reilly House Museum

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Visited here today and had a great visit. They have a video about the home which was excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Perkadventures
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Banning, Ca
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A Time Capsule of the Town's History

By mere happenstance we entered this FREE museum. It was the sight of a school run by nuns for... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Pegtrav
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Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here today and had a great visit. They have a video about the home which was excellent . The trolley companies must not talk because this is a quiet area. This is a quick and easy place to see , leave a donation to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I had high hopes for my visit to this historic house, but alas it was a tad disappointing. The second floor was closed, I think for some renovation work, so there wasn't too much to see while I was there. They played a short video...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

By mere happenstance we entered this FREE museum. It was the sight of a school run by nuns for African-American girls. The museum is a work in progress, but the curator, Sister McGoldrick, SSJ, offers visitors significant insight into the history of St. Augustine, the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We actually wandered into this site because other areas of the old quarter were not yet open...what a treat! We were given a tour of the small property by a religious sister who was a wealth of information about the history of the area, and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

On Aviles Street, about a block off beaten path but worth a visit. You enter a small garden and then the foyer of the house. Two nuns and a young guy acknowledged me when I entered and the guy followed me throughout the house and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

What a treasure! We enjoyed this free self-guided tour. There were many gems including the art work and artifacts. The nuns run this and are very informative. This us well worth the time and a donation, if the spirit moves you.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was a self guided tour along with an educational video about the house. It is in fact the oldest standing house in st Augustine. It was originally and old nunnery. The history behind the house is incredible. It's a little ways off the beaten...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Stumbled on this gem of history because it was close to our B&B. Wonderful (and free) piece of St. Augustine history. They had many well preserved and interesting artifacts.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank KarenD5177
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Watch the 8 minute video! It's so informative and the nuns take very good care of the museum. The exhibits are interesting and if you have any questions the nuns are more than happy to share their wealth of knowledge. Admission is free but I...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

The Father Miguel O'Reilly House Museum is located on Aviles St in St. Augustine. The building, dating from the earliest days of the Ancient City, is a museum of artifacts of the early life in St. Augustine as well as a testament to the lives...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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