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Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine

143 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3642
+1 904-829-5064
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It is a beautiful older home. Easy way to escape the heat for a few minutes and a quick tour and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kmmlj
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Beautiful house tour

Very knowledgeable guide of a beautiful 1800's house once owned by the Treasurer of Spain and Dr... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Chris M
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Historic House Museum of the First Spanish Period, circa 1750. Built of native coquina stone. Home of the Royal Spanish Treasurer and two British Governors, and the last seat of British Government south of Canada after the Revolutionary War (until 1785). Home of the Woman's Exchange of St. Augustine, established 1892 as a non-profit gift shop featuring handcrafted goods.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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143 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3642
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a beautiful older home. Easy way to escape the heat for a few minutes and a quick tour and history lesson. Only takes 15 minutes.More

Thank Kmmlj
Judy R, Past President at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of the Pena Peck House. You are correct that there is not an up front charge for the tour but we do hope that our visitors will give us a donation to help us maintain this beautiful, historic house built...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Very knowledgeable guide of a beautiful 1800's house once owned by the Treasurer of Spain and Dr. Peck and family. Lovely antiques.More

Thank Chris M
Judy R, Past President, Woman's Exchange at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you so much for your great review. We take great pride in showing the beautiful Pena Peck House and all of it's family furnishings. I am glad that you felt the guide was knowledgeable as we work hard, as volunteers, to make our tours...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

St. Augustine is a great place to learn about our complex past and the Pena-Peck House Museum was our first cultural tour in the Ancient City. We absolutely loved the tour given by Margo. She is charming and funny as well as fact filled! She...More

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Judy R, Past President, Woman's Exchange at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you SO much for your wonderful review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your tour and I can tell from your comments that you soaked up everything Margo had to say. She is our Historian and knows more about the history of the...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017

We did a tour of the house which was filled with lovely antiques and our guide was lovely and knowledgeable but what was most impressive to me was the items for sale in the gift shop were made by local women and the proceeds support...More

Thank Donna M
Judy R, President, Woman's Exchange at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you for your great review. As you noted, we are a non-profit group of volunteers who manage the Pena Peck House for the City of St. Augustine. We give scholarships to women returning to college later in life and lovingly maintain the Pena Peck...More

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely time! B antiques on display in each room of this museum-quality house were wonderful! The tour guide was so knowledgeable and she's been working there as a docent for 20 years. It's also wonderful to hear about how the Women's Exchange...More

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Judy R, President, Woman's Exchange at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. The Pena Peck House is filled with wonderful antiques and art work from the Peck family, circa 1830s to 1931. As you learned, The Woman's Exchange was founded in St. Augustine in 1892 and moved into the...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in. No one greeted us or told us anything about what was there. It was literally 6 square feet of looking at a dining room, which was interesting. I think the tour guide and gift shop worker were way too busy chatting to...More

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Judy R, President, Woman's Exchange at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

I was VERY disappointed to get your review. I am the President of the Woman's Exchange, which is a non-profit, volunteer organization that has managed the Pena Peck House for the City of St. Augustine since 1932. Our first responsibility should be to welcome our...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

St. Augustine is full of history, but in my opinion, way too many souvenir shops as well. We were visiting the area during the week between Christmas and New Years and the town was packed with people. We were so happy to escape the masses...More

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Judy R, President, Woman's Exchange at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are a respite from the hustle and bustle of St. George Street. It is like you go back in time to an antebellum period. As you learned, we are a non-profit group of volunteers, called the...More

Reviewed 9 December 2016

Was unaware of the Pena-Peck House until son and I accidently wandered in while strolling down St George St and ended up spending a good 15 minutes here shopping and chatting with the ladies. Wow! Excellent selection of unique and handmade items and super nice...More

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Judy R, President, Woman's Exchange of St. Augustine at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. As you probably heard while shopping, we are a non-profit, volunteer organization called the Woman's Exchange. We have lovingly managed the Pena Peck House for the City since 1932 and have been in St. Augustine since 1892....More

Reviewed 19 August 2016

wonderful place with lots of cool finds. Something to look at at every turn. The women in there are friendly and knowledgable. Go in and browse! Chat with these wonderful women!More

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Judy R, President, Woman's Exchange at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I agree that we have "great finds". We are a non-profit made up of volunteers, and we work hard to find hand crafted items and other vendor items that are different than most gift shops. We love...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Pena Peck House in a year. When we took the tour, it was with Gayle. She gave us a rich history lesson that was the most informative one that I have enjoyed in a long time. There was...More

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Judy R, President, Woman's Exchange at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you SO much for your wonderful review. We love that the Pena Peck House is your favorite in St. Augustine. The WE members and our volunteers, Gayle is a volunteer, work hard to make the House come alive for our visitors. We are a...More

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Leah P
5 August 2017|
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Response from Judy R | Property representative |
Leah, there are different prices depending on the event. Coastal Celebrations does our bookings for Special Events. If you will give me your contact info, I will be happy to have them call you and answer all your... More
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Linda W
18 July 2015|
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Response from Womans E | Property representative |
Our shop opens at 10:30, M-S and at 12:30 on Sunday. It closes at 5pm. Our tours start at 12:30 each day and end at 4:30. There is not a set fee for the tour. We only ask that you consider a donation since we are a... More
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