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Government House Museum

48 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4449
+1 904-825-5033
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48 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4449
+1 904-825-5033
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Great little museum, lots of information on st Augustine and history of the place! Free and nice toilets!

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Pros: The history of early St. Augustine was very interesting, if a bit repetitive of Castillo de San Marcos' exhibits. The interactive archaeology game was fun and offered interesting tidbits about some artifacts found in St. Augustine. Cons: Exhibit layout was a bit confusing at...More

Thank RoapTripper3081
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We decided to stop here on a very hot day. It was air-conditioned really nicely so that was a relief. It has very good historical information in both Spanish and English on the settlement of St. Augustine and archeology. It's super clean and they have...More

Thank IrishDexters
Reviewed 22 July 2017

As you visit the Plaza, be sure to duck in to see the latest exhibit at Government House. So many important decisions of government were made in this place. Exhibits change. Currently there is a fabulous exhibit (English and Spanish) on Florida History. Interactive and...More

Thank Davann123
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is sponsored by UP and tells the story of Florida, Spanish Florida, and St Augustine. It also tells the history of the building itself and how structures changed their purpose over the years. It's free and well done. It is not a cheesy...More

Thank AmericanGirl1975
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We had a nice time in our walk through of the exhibition at the Government House. The thirties restoration on the east side is great. The display cases in the main hall are very nice.

Thank rogersober
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Building easily to find as it is at the Plaza de la Constitution in the heart of downtown. Exhibits are well done spanning the founding years of St. Augustine. Early Spanish Artifacts are shown along with the process of how they were discovered are very...More

Thank pattio_12
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Government house is a museum sponsored and supported by the University of Florida, located in a terrific historical building, just west of the historic plaza, in the heart of downtown. The current exhibit is about the archaeological excavations and history unearthed by the University....More

1  Thank HappyCamper32789
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This museum doesn't have a lot of displays, it's mostly pictures with a lot of reading, but if you like history, which IS St. Augustine, this place is great.

Thank P B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Governors house, Great architecture!!! Definetly worth a stop by. Great photo spot. Very close to everything

Thank David N Paola S
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