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!

Plaza de la Constitución

(904) 825-1001
1 Cathedral Street

The Plaza de la Constitución sits at the center of our historic city. Bordered by the Cathedral Basilica of St.

Princess Place Preserve

(386) 313-4020
2500 Princess Place Road

This Flagler County park protects the oldest homestead in the county and offers hiking and equestrian trails, camping, and cottages.

Flagler College was once one of the world's most exclusive hotels. Hotel Ponce de Leon was completed in 1888, and built by millionaire developer and Standard Oil co-founder Henry M. Flagler.

Spanish Military Hospital Museum

(904) 342-7730
3 Aviles Street

This museum offers an intriguing look into colonial medicine and early settlement life in St. Augustine, Florida.

St. Ambrose Church

6070 Church Road

Elkton's historic rural church honoring the area's early settlers and farmers.

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

(904) 829-0745
100 Red Cox Road

Climb 219 steps to the top for breathtaking views of the nation's oldest city and the Atlantic Ocean.

St. Augustine Shipwreck Museum

(833) 284-7447
46 Charlotte Street

Visitors who seek new adventures will enjoy the wonders of the St. Augustine Shipwreck Museum and Gallery.

St. Photios Greek Shrine

(904) 829-8205
41 St. George Street

Visitors may step into the St. Photios Greek Orthodox Shrine to pray, light a candle, and to view their magnificent chapel.

The Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios

(904) 824-2809
27 Ocean Avenue

Walk the scenic grounds dating back to the city's founding. Discover the role of Christianity in Florida at the Mission Museum.

Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

(904) 829-3575
20 Aviles Street

Welcome to 1800s St. Augustine with a fascinating tour of this beautifully restored colonial house and museum.