Oldest Wooden School House Historic Museum and Gardens

St. Augustine
14 St. George St.
St. Augustine, FL 32084
The Oldest Wooden School House ~ An American Heritage Landmark
The Oldest Wooden School House
The Gardens at the Oldest Wooden School House
The original well ~ Make a Wish!
Don't be a Dunce ~ See you in Class!
Historic Sites
Historic Venues

What You Need To Know

Let your first lesson in history start at The Oldest Wooden School House. Listen to the animated schoolmaster and his pupils as they depict what school life was like in the 1700s. Compare your school days with those of the old days! This original building is more than 200 years old and made of red cedar and cypress. A true historic treasure. Old School Gifts features colonial toys, teacher gifts and one-of-a-kind handmade souviners.

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  • Amenities
    • Gift Shop
    • Parking
    • Self-Guided Tours
  • Discounts
    • Group Discount
    • Local Resident Discount
    • Military Discount
    • Other Discount
    • Senior Citizen Discount
    • Student Discount
  • Facility Amenities
    • ADA Compliant
    • Family-Friendly
  • General Information
    • Dates Closed: Christmas
    • Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily, extended weekend and summer hours
    • Open Year-Round
    • Total Capacity of Meeting Space: 100
  • Payment Methods
    • MasterCard
    • Travelers Checks
    • Visa
  • Time to Experience
    • Less than 1 hour