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Castillo de San Marcos

1 S Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3252
+1 904-829-6506
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  • Excellent67%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“national park” (314 reviews)
“senior pass” (82 reviews)
“cannon firing” (338 reviews)
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1 S Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3252
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I learned about the sediment that constitutes the fort walls and how the canon balls when they impact the wall actually made the fort stronger. The water lapping was peaceful there too.

1  Thank randomadventurer13
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I grew up in St. Auggie and I have always loved the San Marcos. It makes for a great day. Parking is easy in/out, $1.50 per hour, max 4 hours. You can tour San Marcos in and out. Park rangers and employees in period costumes...More

1  Thank MaiDragon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Fort is a great thing to visit while in St. Augustine. Great history here, with wonderful views. some employees in period dress. Gift shop.

1  Thank EveLynCreech
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you go in the summer, go in the morning because it get very hot and very crowded later in the day. Find the park rangers who give free talks in the various rooms. They know so much about not only the fort but also...More

1  Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being that it was right after the hurricane they had to fee to get in which was nice so the majority of people were making donations in there boxes scattered throughout the fort. It's worth the drive if your anywhere near it.

1  Thank wick1979
Reviewed 5 days ago

I spent a week in St Augustine. We went to the visitors center and bought a package with many tours. This tour was not on my list of interesting things to do in St Augustine. I had my 8 year old girl with me and...More

Thank Crandall12
Reviewed 5 days ago

Displays, restoration, and talks are continually being improved. This is a GRAND chunk of fascinating history. Kids will like it, too - climb the battlements and look out over the bay. Daily cannon firings.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the NHS, the fort offers a overlook of the river and a 16-centurary Spanish city look. The roof is also good for photo.

Thank woshiwoody
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent a couple hours here. It is Located off the water, they put out their old cannon and lots of opportunities to learn about our history.

Thank Jaime W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a definite destination in St. Augustine. There is so much history. I have been so many times in the last 41 years that I have been visiting St. Augustine. The last time my husband and I walked the exterior of the Fort. There...More

Thank liz v
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Roberta H
11 June 2017|
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Response from nunucat12 | Reviewed this property |
as much time you want to spend we were there over an hour it was great
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4LIMEY
16 April 2017|
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Response from KokiBear | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any inside the fort, but they were down around the bottom (where the old moat was).
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Katherine H
14 April 2017|
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Response from Micah K | Reviewed this property |
I believe the admission is $10 for everyone no matter what. Children under a certain age get in free I'm not sure what that age is. I don't know the answer to the can and question those sorry. ps- surely veterans get a... More
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