Museums in St. Augustine
||Costumes, furnishings, mechanical musical
instruments and other artifacts give you a glimpse into
19th century daily life. The Lightner collection
includes beautiful examples of cut glass, Victorian art
glass and the stained glass work of Louis Comfort
||This entertaining "Hands On" museum allows guests to
actually participate in daily living activities from
pre-European times to 1900's
||Features over 160 wax figures. From the Founding
Fathers to recent events and celebrities. It's a chance
to learn about world history face to face with those who
Ripley's Believe It Or Not
||The Original Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum. See
the unusual, the unorthodox, and the exotic, collected
from the far corners of the world.
Spanish Quarter Museum
||The Colonial Spanish Quarter is a living history
museum. Costumed interpreters relive a time when St.
Augustine was a remote outpost of the Spanish Empire.
The Colonial Spanish Quarter illustrates the life of
Spanish soldiers and their families in 1740 St.
Augustine. Tradesmen go about their occupations in
blacksmithing, carpentry, leatherworking, candle making
and other trades. The visitor experiences how families
lived, how they grew and cooked their food, and how they
tended their livestock in 18th century St. Augustine You
will experience the sights, sounds and smells of a town
in historic Spanish Florida.
St. Augustine Historical Society - Oldest House
||In 1899 the society purchased
the Vedder Museum, but these holdings were lost in a
disastrous fire in 1914. Undaunted, the society struck a
deal with the U.S. War Department to manage the
abandoned Fort Marion, a tenure which lasted until 1935,
when the fort became the
Castillo de San
Marcos National Monument, and lobbied successfully
for federal restoration of the 18th-century blockhouse
St. Augustine Lighthouse
||Dedicated to discovering, preserving, presenting and
keeping alive the story of nation's oldest port.
World Golf Hall of Fame
||Whether you are an avid golfer, a novice or a fan of
the game, you will find many things of interest at the
World Golf Hall of Fame. Historic artifacts and personal
memorabilia, hands-on golf experiences and exhibits that
tell the history of the game are all part of the full