Front view of the Oldest House Museum Complex off St. Francis Street.

Oldest House Museum

14 St. Francis Street, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
  • (904) 824-2872

Hours of Operation

Come In, We're Open!
Sun - Sat:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Guided tours begin every half hour, with last tour starting at 4:30 p.m.

  • The Oldest House Museum Complex offers guided tours, two museums, a colonial kitchen, an ornamental garden,  and museum store to its visitors. Tours are conducted every half-hour and provide guests an overview of the culture and history of St. Augustine by discussing the residents of the Oldest House.

    Also known as the Gonzalez-Alvarez House, the structure is owned and operated by the St. Augustine Historical Society, and is the oldest surviving Spanish colonial residence in Florida. In addition to the tour, visitors can also enjoy five centuries of Florida coastal maps, a museum detailing St. Augustine’s founding through the twentieth century, a replica kitchen, and gardens featuring the native Muscadine grape.

    The St. Augustine Surf Culture and History Museum is also located at the Oldest House Museum Complex.

    For additional information regarding the Oldest House Museum Complex, call (904)824-2872.

    Upcoming Events

    Musician / Event Title Date Time
    Searle's Sack of St. Augustine Fri, Mar. 3rd 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Searle's Sack of St. Augustine Sat, Mar. 4th 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Comments or Questions?

    I loved The Oldest House! The rooms were displayed just as the original owners would have done. Everything was well documented and the guides friendly and informed. Free parking a plus. Don't miss this attraction!!

    I absolutely LOVED this tour I have been to ALOT of places this was my favorite I agree with Donna my tour guide was THE BEST

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