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.
Tip: They do give you a free bottle of water!

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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gyspy1
Dodge City, Kansas
"Great Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed June 20, 2017 NEW
This was our final stop on vacation. I'm so glad we didn't miss it. This was a get informative & interactive tour. I wish my nieces could've attended with me. I would highly recommend this to anyone with children. The staff were very friendly & helpful.
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Elizabeth T
"Really cool place to educate kids"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed May 31, 2017 NEW
there were many things to see and do. Guides were fun and knowledgeable. We especially enjoyed the interactive experience since everything was hands on.
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Swetstuf
Canton, NC
"Fort Menendez"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed May 27, 2017 NEW
Nice little Fort. The ferry was out of service still so we only got to see from the other side. Loved the trees there. Got pictures! Surroundings were nice. They have a walking trail, but did not go on.
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brooklyn_um
"Three little- ages 6 and under"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 25, 2017 NEW
We had the best time! Our guide, Ms. Sarah was so nice and attentive to my children and all their questions. They loved the Fort and are already asking to go again. We will be back :)
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jose c
"The last piece of the puzzle "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 22, 2017
My wife and I have been down here 5 times. This was the first time we came to the fort and I wish it was our first. It wasn't too hot that day and there was a breeze. The people were very nice and there were a lot of educational things that we love.
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