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Top museum recommendations from locals

Historic Site
“Great re-enactment of cannons being fired and stories of Spanish conquest and settlement in Florida.”
  • 78 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Lighthouse
“Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum serves as a scenic and educational maritime museum. It stands 165 feet above sea level, overlooking the Matanzas Bay and the Atlantic Ocean from Anastasia Island. Visitors can climb the 219 steps to the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse for a spectacular view of the city and ocean. Experience life at a Light Station through the many exhibits in the Keeper’s House, stroll the picturesque grounds, or enjoy a “Behind the Scenes” guided tour, included with admission. There is also a gift shop open to the public where visitors can choose from a unique array of nautical souvenirs. "Behind the Scenes" tours are offered on the hour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day. This tour showcases the important role the Light Station has played in St. Augustine's history and provides a glimpse into the preservation and research work that goes on at the Museum at the newly opened Maritime Archaeology & Education Center. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
History Museum
“Private collection of riches, complete with Roman bath at the beautiful Lightner Museum. Stop at the Cafe Alcazar for lunch served in the former victorian healthclub's pool.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Museum
“Pretty cool place to see some extraordinary things. Go check it out and spend some time exploring all the weird stuff in there. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Discover the oceanfront playground that has delighted visitors since 1938. Make an ocean of memories as you meet bottlenose dolphins up close, experience the wonder of marine life, explore 80 years of Florida history, and even swim with dolphins in our unique educational programs. Plan your adventure today. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Distillery
“All time BEST tour and its FREE. Favorite place to start a night on the town - you will hear the rich history of the land, building and locally sourced liquor, and then they give you free mixed drink samples!!!”
  • 28 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The fort is a unique part of history. You can walk around on your own or take a guided tour. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Museum
“A favorite for our family, the kiddos love doing the scavenger hunt through the museum and pretending to shoot canons at one another. :)”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“Highly recommend a trip to old St. Augustine if possible during your stay! This historic district of the United State's oldest established Spanish city has something for everyone. Parking can be a tizzy! Wear comfortable shoes and take yourself on a tour of this beautiful area. The historic district has tons of shops, eateries, historic sites, a pirate museum, a winery, and borders one of our lovely waterways. Book a sunset tour on one of the sailboats or just enjoy the rich history and culture of the area!”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“The Old Jail tour is as creepy as interesting. Still in use for half of the last century, its history is surprising. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Longtime wax museum with 160+ figures of actors, athletes & other famous people.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“ Beautiful location. Great exhibits. Fun "golf simulator" Best part: Take swings at the Challenge Hole — a 132-yard island green reminiscent of the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“For Hotels, Restaurants, and attraction recommendations got to this website visitpanamacitybeach.com It will also have upcoming events”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Outdoor music venue centered around the coolest oak tree in town! They fair-priced drinks, great bands that play on-stage until around 9:30pm or 10:00pm, and there is NO admission fee. Favorite hangout spot!”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Built in 1883 by the eccentric Boston millionaire Franklin Smith as his winter home and inspired by the Moorish Alhambra Palace in Spain.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“This isn’t for the faint of heart, and probably not for very young children. I have to say this is probably one of the most interesting museums I’ve ever been to. It is right downtown on St. George Street and is a must see.”
  • 2 locals recommend