Museums for the entire family:
The Father O’Reilly House Museum commemorates St. Augustine’s multicultural and spiritual heritage. It has several exhibits on this region’s Catholic heritage as well as architecture reflecting several eras of St. Augustine’s history.
The Government House Museum is titled “First Colony: Our Spanish Origins”. It is a hands-on, interactive exhibit which depicts the history and stories of St. Augustine’s Spanish settlers.
Once the Hotel Alcazar, the Lightner Museum was built by Henry Flagler in 1887. It was inspired by Spanish Renaissance Revival and today is home to one of the finest collections of 19th century art in the country.
The Lightner Museum, formerly known as Hotel Alcazar.
The Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center focuses on the African American history and culture in northeast Florida.
Not recommended for children, the Medieval Torture Museum dives into the various methods of medieval torture. Props, artifacts, and still reenactments can be found throughout.
At the Oldest House Museum Complex you’ll find the Oldest House in Florida, a museum, a rotating exhibit gallery, an ornamental garden, and a museum store.
The Pena Peck House was home to influential families of Spain, Britain, and America. However, today it is the Women’s Exchange of St. Augustine. During tours, you’ll discover stories of the families who lived here as well as the Peck-Burt family collections of 19th century art and furnishings.
The Spanish Military Hospital Museum covers the Second Spanish Era medical practices in depth. Tours include surgical demonstrations from eras past, the creations of medicines, as well as a breakdown of important medicinal herbs.
Located on St. George Street, the St. Photios Greek Shrine is a living commemoration of the first colony of Greek people who came to America. In great detail, the museum describes the journey of the 18th century immigrants traveling to modern-day Florida.
The story of the Villa Zorayda Museum begins with Franklin Webster Smith, who constructed the building. The museum has replicated architectural details of the Alhambra Palace in Granada – a castle in Spain. In fact, this building inspired many of the architectural beauties found in St. Augustine today.
At the World Golf Hall of Fame, both traveling and permanent exhibits illuminate the personalities, accomplishments, and differences made by champion golf players.
The Ximenez Fatio House Museum is a great opportunity for visitors to walk in the shoes of a St. Augustine tourist from the 1800’s. Each room has a story to tell and has been well-preserved to depict the heyday of the period from 1821 to 1861.