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Fort Matanzas National Monument

St. Augustine
8635 State Road A1A South
St. Augustine, FL 32080

About This Property

On this site in 1565, the Spanish killed 245 French Huguenots in a struggle over control of Florida. In 1742, the Spanish built Fort Matanzas here, a small-fortified watchtower that guarded the Southern entrance to St. Augustine.

Amenities

  • Activities
    • Birding
    • Surfing
    • Swimming
    • Wildlife Viewing
  • Amenities
    • Free Admission
    • Gift Shop
    • Guided Tours
    • Parking
    • Self-Guided Tours
  • Facility Amenities
    • Bus/Motorcoach Parking
    • Pet-Friendly
  • General Information
    • Dates Closed: Christmas
    • Hours: Daily 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ferry runs every hour on the half hour 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., weather permitting.
    • Open Year-Round
  • Payment Methods
    • American Express
    • Discover
    • MasterCard
    • Personal Checks
    • Travelers Checks
    • Visa