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Father Miguel O'Reilly House Museum

32 Aviles St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4445
+1 904-826-0750
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Great historical site

What a treasure! We enjoyed this free self-guided tour. There were many gems including the art... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
via mobile
Educational nunnery

This was a self guided tour along with an educational video about the house. It is in fact the... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Melbourne, Florida
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32 Aviles St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4445
+1 904-826-0750
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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

What a treasure! We enjoyed this free self-guided tour. There were many gems including the art work and artifacts. The nuns run this and are very informative. This us well worth the time and a donation, if the spirit moves you.

Thank MIbeachgirl
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was a self guided tour along with an educational video about the house. It is in fact the oldest standing house in st Augustine. It was originally and old nunnery. The history behind the house is incredible. It's a little ways off the beaten...More

Thank abankey13
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Stumbled on this gem of history because it was close to our B&B. Wonderful (and free) piece of St. Augustine history. They had many well preserved and interesting artifacts.

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Watch the 8 minute video! It's so informative and the nuns take very good care of the museum. The exhibits are interesting and if you have any questions the nuns are more than happy to share their wealth of knowledge. Admission is free but I...More

Thank SeatOfMyPntsTravelr
Reviewed 11 February 2016

The Father Miguel O'Reilly House Museum is located on Aviles St in St. Augustine. The building, dating from the earliest days of the Ancient City, is a museum of artifacts of the early life in St. Augustine as well as a testament to the lives...More

1  Thank Bill G
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

There was a seven minute DVD. However, speaking to the Sisters and having a history lesson from them was much more entertaining and thorough. It is free with a donation box. I spent more money other places received less information so it was easy to...More

1  Thank Toddsgang
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

We arent catholic(or religious for that matter) but paid a visit to the museum, we had a great time and would recommend it. There is a ton of history behind this house and they have a very neat collection of art work produced by the...More

1  Thank curtis a
Reviewed 30 November 2015

History buffs this attraction is calling you. Such nice people that give of their time. The gardens are nice way to enter the O Reilly House. Such nice features and displays. This is a great stop for families and couples alike. You will not be...More

Thank 2IrishFans
Reviewed 8 June 2015

We are Catholics and our visit to this house was very inspiring. We had the honor of meeting Sr. Thomas Joseph who has been here for 70 years and is the archivist for the Sisters of Saint Joseph who maintain this beautiful house. She has...More

1  Thank Anne G
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We were pointed here by a guide from the Visitor's Center. The story of the nuns of St. Joseph, who taught black schoolchildren was captivating. While there, we met Sister Thomas Joseph McGoldrick and Bill, a volunteer, who both were very informative and helpful. The...More

1  Thank bahiadreaming
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