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Old Jail

167 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 2084
+1 904-829-3800
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167 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 2084
+1 904-829-3800
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Prison under renovation. Temporarily closed. Looks to be at least a few more months before it opens.

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an interesting building with a lot of history. It is simply, beyond touristy. Haunted in theory, yet, everything is haunted in St Augustine. Located right in the heart of old town, you will walk past this building at one point or another. I...More

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The jail itself is quite nice and would be fun to walk around. The problem is the guide tour is done as a performance thing. I found it cheesy.

Thank jrcox1989
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour is of the historic jail in St. Augustine. Our tour guide was Cleetus and he was. He knew alot of fact about the jail and made sure all questions were answered. We had a great time. It's a must see if you are...More

Thank geoffreycbaldwin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was great to hear the stories of the 8 men executed there and to see the old cells and gallows. Best to visit while on the Ghosts and Gravestones Tour

Thank Bryan E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour by cleetus, very well descriptions of the jail from our guide. Very nice, friendly! He answered all questions from guest. Spoke clearly and loud enough for everyone to hear but not screaming like most tours I've been on. I am very pleased with...More

Thank megan5151
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Old Jail puts on a good show.. Charlie the Ghost convict will make you realize it was close to torture to be held there. The Hangman's platform is out back. The food was bad, and the chamber pots overflowed... Very bad if you were...More

Thank scott m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very interesting. Go see on the ghost tour at night!! We had a great time. Built by the same people who built Alcatraz

Thank zhuskers1
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We had the opportunity to visit the old Jail in St.Augustine. At present they are doing renovations. The staff are great .They play along with the visitors as if it was in the 1900s. As they take you thru the jail. They explained what was...More

Thank Dianna M
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Our guide, Bucky was awesome! He made this tour through the jail an informative but yet entertaining experience. Would recommend to others, and ok for children too.

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rishabh a
2 December 2017|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we parked for free
8 July 2017|
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Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
Tickets may be purchased at the Old Jail or online from our website.
20 June 2016|
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Response from ckk_rp | Reviewed this property |
$9 per person