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Colonial Quarter, St. Augustine

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#8 of 17 in Historic Sites in St. Augustine
Travel back to St. Augustine's beginnings as a Spanish colony at Colonial Quarter. The admission price includes a historical adventure tour led by a costumed guide. Tours take you back to the 16th century with the arrival of the Spanish colonists and bring to to the British colonization in the 18th century. Explore settlement buildings, a ship-building site, blacksmith, and a public house and tapas tavern. Get to know the performers who bring history back to life, such as the blacksmith pounding on his anvil and the guard who greets you in the watchtower. At the dig site you can search for artifacts from the original colony. See Colonial Quarter and all St. Augustine has to offer by arranging your trip with our St. Augustine tour itinerary maker website .
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  • Took the tour with Ellie and she just brought history to life! Great tour, learned a lot and you could tell she has a passion for history and relating stories to guests. A must see!!  more »
  • This stop I actually almost passed up, but I'm glad we actually went. They have a real working Blacksmiths shop and show you how the worked it back in the day. They also do a musket firing and on cert...  more »
  • The guide was awesome! really made it worth while! Was cool to see how a black smith had to work and what was involved. Flint lock rifle was really cool too. Just not much more to see after that.  more »
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  • Fun and educational! The tour guides are funny and they try to make it as fun as possible. The grounds are full of great information on history and all that happened as the people arrived on land and began to build their town. It's really cool, and very interesting for all the history buffs. AND! Keep your tickets! You get 10% off the restaurants right outside.
  • It was a very interesting and educational tour that we enjoyed a lot. Our guide was very funny. Our group was small which we enjoyed. I can highly recommend this guided tour! On our way, we purchased our tickets on TicketApe - it was extremely easy and fun to read reviews and see photos & information before we started the tour.
  • Nice breakaway from shopping. Entertaining and educational tour guild. Even the teens enjoyed it.
  • The perfect place place to know Florida’s history. Great guide, good recreation of events, if you like history you’ll love this place.
  • We had an informative tourguide retelling the history of St. Augustine, but the telling was a bit bland and boring, especially for kids since you spend about an our walking to different sets of benches and sitting, listening to the tourguide. I would reccomend Fort Mendendez as a MUCH more fun and hands-on experience to go through the history of St. Augustine, especially gor kids, and at a slightly less expensive price.

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