Historical Sites

Explore the cobblestone streets and you will find historic sites all around downtown. Every corner is rich with a long history, waiting to be discovered. No vacation in St. Augustine is finished until you have gazed up at the Louis Comfort-Tiffany stained glass at Flagler College, or climbed the steps of the lighthouse, taken a sip from the fountain of youth or learned of the vast history of Aviles Street, the oldest street in the oldest city in the nation. Parts of the city predate the country itself! Visit St. Augustine and stop in at the old houses and museums to discover a new side of the city that was once a small port town and is now a bustling, energetic community dedicated to preserving its valuable past. The heritage and culture of the old city are still deeply relevant even today!

A must visit museum where visitors learn about St. Augustine's impact on the Civil Rights Movement.

Aviles Street

2 Aviles Street

Aviles Street is the nation's oldest street and the heart of St. Augustine's Artist Distirct.

Following the principles that were designed by journalist and author Stetson Kennedy, Beluthahatchee Park is a haven of peace that connects man with picturesque views of nature.

Castillo de San Marcos

1 South Castillo Drive

The oldest masonry fort in the continental U.S. and a National Monument, the Castillo is the focal point of historical St. Augustine.

Father O'Reilly House Museum

32 Aviles Street

Built during the First Spanish Period, the Father O'Reilly House Museum is one of the oldest structures in St. Augustine and is situated in the oldest continuously settled neighborhood.

The Sons of Israel Congregation moved into their new synagogue in 1924.

Flagler College is a unique combination of the past and present, and an architectural icon of the city of St. Augustine.

Fort Matanzas

8635 A1A South

This National Monument's long history is closely connected with the founding of St. Augustine.

Fort Mose

15 Fort Mose Trail

Fort Mose has been recognized as a National Historic Landmark since 1994, and as a precursor site of the National Underground Railroad Network.

Fountain of Youth

11 Magnolia Avenue

The Fountain of Youth gives visitors a chance to experience history at this important archaeological site and to drink from the famous springs.

The Governor's House Cultural Center and Museum

48 King Street

Located on the Plaza de la Constitucion, the Governor's House site has served colonial governors in St. Augustine for centuries.

Hispanic Garden

Corner of Hypolita and St. George Streets

A Spanish-style garden dedicated in 1965 as part of the formal 400th anniversary of St. Augustine.

Lightner Museum

75 King Street

Enjoy an immersive experience of art and history in an iconic St. Augustine building.

Excelsior, St. Augustine's first black public high school, is now the home of the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center.

Llambias House

31 St. Francis Street

The Llambias House, a National Historic Landmark, is one of the few buildings in St. Augustine that dates back to the first Spanish colonial period.

Marineland Dolphin Adventure

9600 Oceanshore Blvd

Marineland provides ways to interact with dolphins and hands-on exhibits about marine life and the history of this classic Florida attraction.

Matanzas Inlet

8655 A1A South

Encompassing 300 acres comprised of 4 ecosystems, and also offers a beach on the Atlantic Ocean.

Old Jail

167 San Marco Ave.

Visitors can experience history as inmates in period dress guide them through the women’s cells, men’s cells, and the maximum-security cells.

The Oldest House Museum Complex offers guided tours, two museums, a colonial kitchen, an ornamental garden,  and museum store to its visitors.

Oldest Wooden School House

14 St. George Street

Take a lesson from the Oldest Wooden School House in the country, complete with replica displays and museum on the inside.