Historic Sites

St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra Beach

St. Augustine, Florida, is known for its rich history. Start with these attractions, each with a storied past.

Tour the Oldest Wooden School House in the United States and experience what school life was like in the 1700s. At Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth, you can hear the cannons firing in the distance as you sip from the Spring of Eternal Hope. Marvel at the Tiffany windows and extravagant murals in the main building of Flagler College, formerly Hotel Ponce de Leon.

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St. Augustine

Potter's Wax Museum, the first wax museum in the U.S., is home to more than 160 different wax figures, including Potter's original collection-each one an authentic life-sized recreation of the men...

St. Augustine

Step back in time at the Colonial Quarter, over 2 acres of St. Augustine history, entertainment, shopping and dining. Join us for the Colonial Experience Living History Tour. As you stroll through...

Cathedral Basilica, St Augustine - First Parish
St. Augustine

Spanish Colonial Renaissance-style structure built in 1797 and reconstructed in the late 1880s.

The city of St. Augustine was founded and established in 1565 by Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés...

St. Augustine

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...

St. Augustine

Experience Florida's Smithsonian. Henry Flagler's former Alcazar Hotel holds 19th-century artifacts including natural history exhibits, Tiffany glass, a Victorian Village and antique mechanical...

Villa Zorayda Museum
St. Augustine

Explore a 19th century architectural masterpiece and its astounding art and antique collection while learning of the Villa's 135year history. Originally built as a private home by Franklin W. ...

Old Jail Cell
St. Augustine

Built in 1891, the Old Jail was designed to look like a fine hotel (it has a front porch, and it's pink!), but a real frontier-era jail inside. Henry Flagler located the Queen Anne-style building...

The Woman's Exchange & Pena-Peck House
St. Augustine

Historic home, open for tours daily. Donations are expected and appreciated for the preservation of this historic home. For group tours, please call for rates and availability.  

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The 'Doctors Room'
St. Augustine

Recognized as one of the best preserved historic buildings in the city, this dwelling was renowned as an inn throughout the 19th century (c. 1798). The site features the area's only original...

Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center - Front Entrance
St. Augustine

The History of Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center Continue the Journey
1902
Segregated Black schools occupied the current site, alternately named “School #2” or “Colored School...

St. Augustine

The Governor's House Cultural Center & Museum   has hosted many visitors as the residence site for governors of both Spain and England during the colonial centuries; the Florida capital and a...