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The Lightner Museum

The Lightner Museum

The Lightner Museum is the former Alcazar hotel, built by Henry Flagler 1887. Today it is the home of an extensive collection from the Victoriana era (1837-1901). The beautiful relics are exhibited on three different floors and will transport you on a...
Flagler College

Flagler College

Flagler College was originally the Ponce de Leon hotel, a luxury hotel, built by Henry Flagler in 1888. It was the first hotel in the world with electricity. The old restaurant portion of the hotel houses the largest collection of original Louis Tiffany...
The Oldest house museum complex

The Oldest house museum complex

The Oldest house museum complex is a national historic landmark which presents a picture of what life looked like over 400 years ago. It is a surviving expression of Spanish, British and American occupation. In-house attractions: The Manusy Museum: covers...
Castillo de San Marcos

Castillo de San Marcos

Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest handmade national monument in the continental USA. The fort was built by the Spanish to protect their interests in the New World that later became known as America. Construction started in 1672 and ended in 1695....
Mission of Nombre de Dios

Mission of Nombre de Dios

The mission of Nombre de Dios marks the beginning of Christianity in USA. The first Catholic parish Mass on US soil and was held here. Pedro Menendez de Aviles discovered this site in 1565 and it is today known as the founding site of St. Augustine. He...
Fountain of Youth

Fountain of Youth

Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park was discovered by Ponce de Leon on April 3, 1513. This 15 acre, 500 year old park is centered around the Spring House which contains the original Fountain of Youth spring and the landmark cross. The landmark cross...
The City Gates & St. George Street

The City Gates & St. George Street

During the 1700 St. Augustine was a walled city and the City Gates were the only way in and the only way out. It was originally built to protect the city. Today the City Gates are located at the entrance to St. George Street, the main walking street in...
St. George Street Shopping

St. George Street Shopping

On the main walking street in downtown St. Augustine you will find a lot of different stores. There are over 240 shops along that street which sells everything from jewelry, art, clothes, to shoes. Moreover there are plenty of restaurants, ice cream parlors...
Ancient City Tours

Ancient City Tours

Looking for history, romance, ghosts, or Christmas lights? Whether you visit St. Augustine for hours or days, Ancient City Tours is the locally owned, receptive tour operator that will take care of your needs. Also tour our Spanish Military Hospital Museum...
Fort Matanzas

Fort Matanzas

Built 1740-1742, represents a well-preserved masonry watchtower fort built by the Spanish. By providing a perch to observe enemy vessels approaching from the south, the fort played a strategic role in warning St. Augustine of potential enemy advancements...

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