Fort Menendez at Old Florida Museum in St. Augustine, FL

259 San Marco AvenueSt. Augustine, FL 32084
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Ideal for the whole family to enjoy together, the Fort Menendez at Old Florida Museum offers a variety of activities and things to see that are both entertaining and educational. Visitors can enjoy this interactive experience with a helpful and knowledgeable guide along the way, discovering old weapons, tools, musical instruments and other artifacts from more than 450 years ago.

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At Old Florida Museum in historic downtown St. Augustine you are introduced to a one of a kind opportunity to travel back in time to 1585 and participate in the day to day adventures of Spaniards and Native Americans.

This museum is the only museum in the oldest city in the nation where you can have hands on fun with the tools and games. Such tools and games are making your own Spanish candles, earning ducados(coins) to use in our store of treasures, making your own Native American jewelry and even adorning war face paint and tattoos.

Old Florida Museum is a unique, family friendly, experience where history comes to life for individuals of all ages. Children and adults alike will be taken on a one of a kind journey into the lives of famous explorers and Timucuan Chiefs such as Pedro Menendez and Sacherwiwa.

There is no other place in St. Augustine that is as hands on, interactive, and entertaining! Having FUN is our top priority here at Old Florida Museum, so come on down and experience history in a way you never have before!

Reserve St. Augustine Customer Reviews

Jodie M.
Winter Springs , FL
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Family fun"
October, 2015
Walk through time behind these walls. Lots of fun for the kids with 400 year old games, touch different displays, walk through the houses, see how the Spanish and native Americans lived.
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Tip: They do give you a free bottle of water!

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Dayamí A
Miami, Florida
"History and much more!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 07, 2018 NEW
Very educational and hands on experience. Kids will learn hands on how Indians and settlers interacted and cultivated.
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Darin W
"Historic and Fun!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 31, 2018 NEW
I guess you can say I got to go here on a private tour. I was looking to get married here. (Don't if you have more than 75 people attending your wedding, very small) There is a lot of cool things here that would be great for the entire family, and if you have kids. The ship is pretty cool and there are several displays and old huts to tour and look around. It's a neat little place in old town.
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Omar A
Hayden, Alabama
"Good Family environment"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 29, 2017
Excellent place to learn more about St Augustine. Good for the children as well. We love this place.
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geoffreycbaldwin
Tampa, Florida
"Fun Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 26, 2017
Catherine was our tour guide and she was great. Our tour was very informative and entertaining at the same time. This is a must see if you are in St. Augustine.
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Cresencia V
"Immersive and fun "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 06, 2017
We had a private tour since we arrived at 10 am . The guides were very knowledgeable and made things fun by letting us interact with a few games the spanish used on ship . We learned a lot of the Timucua Indians. Lots of hands on activities and you get to earn coins that you can redeem at the gift shop
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