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Castillo de San Marcos

1 S Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3252
+1 904-829-6506
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“senior pass” (84 reviews)
“cannon firing” (354 reviews)
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1 S Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3252
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a blast! My five year old loved it and wouldn’t stop asking questions! I wish they did shows during the week though!

Thank yasminev225
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The exhibits and talks helped make our visit more interesting. You can enter with a National park pass. Parking is pay only. It is fun to walk on the upper part of the fort grounds. Be sure to wear good walking shoes.

Thank WireWrapGems2
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very much enjoyed the fort. It is well preserved and exhibits are interesting. Good presentations. Easy access. My husband is in a wheelchair and the first level was reasonably accessible. No access to second level.

Thank tmpnqn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really neat history including real cannon fire! Pretty much required as a field trip if you grew up in Florida. Pay attention to why it was built in the shape it was to defend the inlet from the Atlantic Ocean. Pretty darned neat.

Thank jdwlilbit44
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

No visit to St. Augustine is complete without stopping here. This fort has so much history and is totally worth visiting. They have artillery demonstrations and the guides are very knowledgeable. The view is also great.

Thank mclainh2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quick stop while visiting downtown. Interesting history with great volunteer presentation. The National Park Rangers were all friendly a happy to have a quick conversation with the kids. Visit took about 1 hour

Thank Sak5457
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The fortress is right at one of the Old Town Trolley stops, so easy to get to - parking can be a challenge otherwise! Today, MLK's birthday, admission was free. We only made a brief visit, but loved the views and learning about some of...More

Thank ddillinger
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a lovely experience and the cannons that they fire off is fun. Great for a history lover of kids!

Thank Stevie_PK10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fabulous time exploring the fort and learning the history. A highlight of our visit to St. Augustine!

Thank Pattie S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When visiting Saint Augustine, this is one of the popular places to visit. Prices are nice and low for a place so popular. My fourteen year old brother got in for free. There's a lot to explore inside and get a good view of downtown...More

Thank Katherine S
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Jackie C
30 October 2017|
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Response from Paul L | Reviewed this property |
It’s elevated above and right on the bay, so it’s definitely windy, but the interior of the fort is blocked by the walls, and there are many little rooms to visit with interesting artifacts.
margo g
17 October 2017|
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Response from 44SpanishStreetInn | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Right on site!
Roberta H
11 June 2017|
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Response from nunucat12 | Reviewed this property |
as much time you want to spend we were there over an hour it was great