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Spanish Military Hospital Museum

3 Aviles St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4404
+1 904-342-7730
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Travel Back in time to the Spanish Military Hospital, where the doctor is always in. Our fully guided tours take you back to the Colonial Spanish days of medicine. Learn why the Spanish were considered 400 years ahead of their time in medicine. See how surgeries were preformed in Colonial times with our surgical demonstrations. Watch how medicines were made using the plants and herbs grown in their gardens with our apothecary demonstration.
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3 Aviles St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4404
+1 904-342-7730
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Reviewed 1 week ago

always visit ripley's wherever we visit that have them, some exhibits are common to all of them, but there are always those that are unique to that location. always amazing, and fun. good for all ages, and most especially for the curios, and oddities lovers!

Thank gwennc728
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small museum but very well organized and extremely well explained by friendly and knowlegeable guides.

Thank MarianoGB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very interesting and informative spot. Great history and full of details of surgery from 300 + years ago. Tour takes a bit over 30 minutes and offers military discounts.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide was trying to be too cute and funny, and talked too much about her personal life for my taste. Was interesting to see the old medical equipment though.

Thank KT4905
Reviewed 27 October 2017

So much info. about the medical care of soldiers; procedures medical equipment and aftercare as well as natural herbs used to help cure and medicate

1  Thank kbhalhober
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Very in depth explanation of medicine and procedues used during the times. The herbal remedies was pretty cool!

1  Thank clarkd355
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The tour was pretty interesting. Glad I was not around during the time this hospital was in use. Medicine has come a long way. This is a nice way to spend a little time out of the sun.

1  Thank Ralph-Merrill
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The young man who lead our "tour" of the "hospital" imparted some knowledge of the time-frame they were attempting to represent and had a lot of knowledge about herbs and some knowledge of 18th/19th century medical procedures, but the venue did not lend itself to...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I loved this place. Authentic items, interesting information. I enjoyed the gift shop and their soaps the most probably. I tour lady was great too.

2  Thank emilygspurbeck
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Cute pink building located on quaint brick Aviles Street by the plaza. Dawn was my host and she did an excellent job of explaining the Spanish procedures for sickness and surgery. Dawn thoroughly explained and displayed the tools of surgery/amputations and the lack of anesthesia...More

2  Thank kythoro
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Kris M
30 September 2016|
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Response from tjtravo | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I believe it was 9.00 for adults and 7.50 for seniors.
6 February 2016|
Response from Barry S | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! The guides are great with kids and they keep them interested. They do several medical demonstrations with the kids as participants. My Daughter went last year with her 4th grade class and they loved it. She loved... More
19 June 2015|
Response from Barbara W | Property representative |
Good morning, Admission for seniors 60 and over is $7.50 per person. We look forward to having you on tour!