Saw an online deal for this and thought why not check it out? Since it involved outdoor hands-on activities I waited til it was cooler and was glad I did as it is essentially an early wooden Spanish fort/compound and a mock Indian camp of the same era--naturally with no AC! There weren't many guides on hand as it was a Sunday and I think their main business is during the week with school groups but the 3 that we saw were authentically dressed and both knowledgeable and entertaining. Hands on activities included colonial period games, candle-dipping, music making and dancing among many others. You are also encouraged to assume a "role" with choices like soldier, carpenter, cook, etc and given short a questionaire to complete and earn "doubloons" to trade for small trinkets in the gift shop once the tour ends. You can spend as much time as you want and pick and choose among the activities. As an adult with an interest in history I found the experience enjoyable and worthwhile and the kids we saw also seemed to be having fun and even asking intelligent questions! I highly recommend it for kids of all ages. It is also easy to find at San Marco and SR16 and parking is free.
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