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Government House Museum

48 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4449
+1 904-825-5033
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48 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4449
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48 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4449
+1 904-825-5033
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't see the dugout canoe this time but did see lots of interactive displays (some not working but majority working fine) and archaeological displays. Loved all the information re: children and women's rolls in the history of St. Augustine. BEST bathroom in St. Augustine. Free...More

Thank travelfamily9
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Solid museum all around. Tons of information regarding the building as well as surrounding features. I became a little over-whelmed with all of the information thrown at you. Beautiful building, located ideally in the heart of Old Town.

1  Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Great little museum, lots of information on st Augustine and history of the place! Free and nice toilets!

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Pros: The history of early St. Augustine was very interesting, if a bit repetitive of Castillo de San Marcos' exhibits. The interactive archaeology game was fun and offered interesting tidbits about some artifacts found in St. Augustine. Cons: Exhibit layout was a bit confusing at...More

Thank RoapTripper3081
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We decided to stop here on a very hot day. It was air-conditioned really nicely so that was a relief. It has very good historical information in both Spanish and English on the settlement of St. Augustine and archeology. It's super clean and they have...More

Thank IrishDexters
Reviewed 22 July 2017

As you visit the Plaza, be sure to duck in to see the latest exhibit at Government House. So many important decisions of government were made in this place. Exhibits change. Currently there is a fabulous exhibit (English and Spanish) on Florida History. Interactive and...More

Thank Davann123
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is sponsored by UP and tells the story of Florida, Spanish Florida, and St Augustine. It also tells the history of the building itself and how structures changed their purpose over the years. It's free and well done. It is not a cheesy...More

Thank AmericanGirl1975
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We had a nice time in our walk through of the exhibition at the Government House. The thirties restoration on the east side is great. The display cases in the main hall are very nice.

Thank rogersober
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Building easily to find as it is at the Plaza de la Constitution in the heart of downtown. Exhibits are well done spanning the founding years of St. Augustine. Early Spanish Artifacts are shown along with the process of how they were discovered are very...More

Thank pattio_12
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Government house is a museum sponsored and supported by the University of Florida, located in a terrific historical building, just west of the historic plaza, in the heart of downtown. The current exhibit is about the archaeological excavations and history unearthed by the University....More

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