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Address: 11 Magnolia Ave., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number:
+1 800-356-8222
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Explore the 1565 Birthplace of St. Augustine and Colonial European America....

Explore the 1565 Birthplace of St. Augustine and Colonial European America. Your History Starts here! Drink the legendary waters. See Stars in the Planetarium. Hear a Spanish Cannon roar. Visit the Timucua Indian Village. Learn the Archaeological History of the site. From Timucua Indians living at this site for 4,000 years to Spanish Explorers arriving in 1513 to Smithsonian institute Archaeological Digs starting in 1934, the hisotry is amazing. Guests have been visiting this important site since 1871. Now you can too. Don't miss it!

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This is a great place to visit. The sights are nice to see. There's a dock to walk out on, lots of history here. Expect to walk a lot and beware of the Peacock poop. The peacocks... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to visit. The sights are nice to see. There's a dock to walk out on, lots of history here. Expect to walk a lot and beware of the Peacock poop. The peacocks are beautiful to watch. They aren't scared of people either. Great place to have family photos taken too.

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Thank Jenny B
Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a must see. It gives you a lot of historic background on Florida and Colonization. Excellent. I did it while I was on the old town trolley tour.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had an amazing time. took in the planetarium, and a drink from the fountain. There is a little something for everyone here, young and old.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have to admit, I didn't have high hopes at first but this place won me over - the exhibits are somewhat dated in some places but I enjoyed them nonetheless because they were very educational - the peacocks and squirrels were also cute as previous contributors have said. I think this is fun for kids and adults alike -... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a peaceful historical sight. It is not modern and that is part of the attraction. If you went to other planetariums this one would look old, though you would appreciate it knowing how old it is. Same with the globe show. It was also spectacular. Definitely worth paying to go inside this park and visit this two places.... More 

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Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have debated about going here a few times. Finally we went there. It was soon after they opened for the day. Missed the video and demonstration. I always thought it was a big fountain. Was surprised to see that it isn't as big as I thought. The history behind it was interesting though. Enjoyed the squirrels and peacocks. The squirrels... More 

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Waltham Abbey, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The fountain of youth park is in beautiful st Augustine, the park composes of beautiful gardens and historical displays. The actual spot that some of the first settlers in the United States landed and that land is preserved with historical reinactments. There is also a planetarium, a giant revolving globe musket and cannon firing and off course you can drink... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As a local I was completely taken with the beauty and history of this place. We even fed peacocks! The planetarium is.....the.....bomb!!!

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Islandton, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the day. Not a very big area, but busting with a lot of history. Demonstrations of different activities from back in the day. Guides were informative, answered everyone's questions, and very friendly. This is handicap accessible. Pets are not allowed (Service dogs are, obviously) Would recommend for history buffs, kids.....heck bring the whole family

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Apopka, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although u pay the full amount, u do not get all the various places within this "Park" are staffed. There was a sign stating on an exhibit open Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Be on time for shows as they lock the doors. Did not find that any staff member went overboard. The place looks like it was started in the fifties... More 

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