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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
+1 904-825-5033
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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

1  Thank HappyCamper32789
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This museum doesn't have a lot of displays, it's mostly pictures with a lot of reading, but if you like history, which IS St. Augustine, this place is great.

Thank P B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Governors house, Great architecture!!! Definetly worth a stop by. Great photo spot. Very close to everything

Thank David N Paola S
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

A reading type of museum. Free, small, air conditioned, clean restrooms. Find this museum on the Plaza.

Thank Localgirl252
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We were told, during an Old Town Tram tour to be sure and see this site. We almost walked by it as we were wandering the city. I'm glad we stopped. It's free and contains a wonderful history of the area with stories, graphics and...More

1  Thank Bill G
Reviewed 5 February 2017

What a great little museum. Lots of exhibits for the history of the area. The building itself is a historical treat.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 3 February 2017

As part of our downtown walk about, we entered the museum. The staff were very friendly. There was much more inside to see and I enjoyed the exhibits.

Thank IslaEsperanza
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to stop and escape the rain for a bit in the afternoon. It includes information about the earliest people living in the St. Augustine area. There is a dugout canoe and information on how they were built. There are some...More

Thank GlobeTrotterNL1
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This museum is housed in a restored 1930s government building and is easy to miss on a walk in downtown St. Augustine but is very worthwhile. Exhibits on the history of the city are informative and visually appealing. When we visited the museum, a special...More

Thank Penny W
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