Ximenez-Fatio House Museum, St. Augustine

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One of St. Augustine's oldest historical sites, Ximenez-Fatio House Museum is the best preserved of the city's colonial buildings. The property was managed by a series of businesswomen who are also an important part of the area’s history. In fact, the house is also known as Ms. Fatio's House, referring to the woman who was manager when it was the only boarding house in town. Furnishings and decor recall both the 16th century, when an earlier structure stood on the site, and the 19th century, when the boarding house operated. Each room is carefully decorated with textiles, personal decor, and tools that make the house still feel lived in. Join a guided tour through the kitchen, washroom, and guest rooms. Tours take place throughout the day; reservations are not necessary. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, St. Augustine holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • My husband and I enjoyed the tour. I love how they had the room set up for the time period with items from the time period!! So interesting to me what it must have been like. Great little tour!  more »
  • Very educational on the life style in the 17 and 1800's. Staff was well informed. For a small and out of the way tour this is one of the hidden gems in St Augustine.  more »
  • We finally made it to the Ximenez-Fatio House tour. We were a little confused as to why the house was so small. We then found out that what we thought was the house is merely the gift-shop. The house ...  more »
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  • My boyfriend and I went on this tour and we both had an amazing time. Our tour guide was very informative and answered all my questions about the house and items within it. It's an incredible blast into the past, so if you like history and/or antiques then you have to check out this place! If we had more time I would have taken a second tour. Word to the wise--- It can be rather hot (though they give you a paper fan) so definitely dress for the hot and humid weather!
  • This is a great tour. I came here as a child and I could repeat many parts back of the tour because I found it so interesting. I have returned a couple times as an adult as well. Well worth seeing!
  • Great experience. Very friendly staff. Wonderful piece of history and right on the oldest street in America
  • Knowledgeable tour guides. Historic point for women's suffrage.
  • Ximenez is hotel in colonial period ,nice museum, how they operate hotel in 1840 it's all about that

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