Colonial Quarter

Colonial Quarter Multi-acre living history complex in the heart of St. Augustine! Journey with us through centuries of St. Augustine’s layered and unbroken history.
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Augustine, Florida, brought to life at the Colonial Quarter—St. Augustine’s signature attraction experience in the heart of the downtown historic district. Experience 500 Years of life in the Nation’s Oldest City with guided tours, activities, history demonstrations and graphical stories that highlight St.

🏴‍☠️ Things are looking spooky around here at the Colonial Quarter as the St. Augustine Swashbucklers Spooktacular kicks...
10/27/2023

🏴‍☠️ Things are looking spooky around here at the Colonial Quarter as the St. Augustine Swashbucklers Spooktacular kicks off tonight!

📅 October 27-29!
🎃 6:30-9:30 PM Nightly
☠️ $12/Adults and $7/Children (4-12 years)
🎃 Proceeds benefitting Ayla's Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue

🌙 Don’t miss this family friendly Halloween experience featuring pirate skeletons, a magical mermaid grotto and more!

📢 Have you stopped by The Colonial Quarter's Gallegos Family Home yet?📸 Explore this free exhibit which tells the story ...
10/04/2023

📢 Have you stopped by The Colonial Quarter's Gallegos Family Home yet?

📸 Explore this free exhibit which tells the story of historic preservation and colonial life in St. Augustine.

🙂 Special thank you to Governor's House Library for sharing photos from their archives!

📍 21 St. George Street

📺 We're excited to share that Florida Road Trip - St. Augustine will be airing on WJCT on 10/14/23 at 10 am.Tune in to e...
09/20/2023

📺 We're excited to share that Florida Road Trip - St. Augustine will be airing on WJCT on 10/14/23 at 10 am.

Tune in to explore the history, culture, and quirks that make St. Augustine, Florida unique!

🏴‍☠️ Be sure to keep an eye out for segments featuring The Colonial Quarter and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum!

⬇️ Check out this episode preview!

Did you know that pirates have a history in St. Augustine? The Pirate & Treasure Museum has the history and pirate pop culture memorabilia on display.Learn m...

You can see live how downtown is doing during the storm on StAugLive.com24/7 live cameras all through town.
08/29/2023

You can see live how downtown is doing during the storm on StAugLive.com
24/7 live cameras all through town.

📢 The Colonial Quarter will be closed on Wednesday, August 30th in preparation for Hurricane Idalia 📢
08/29/2023

📢 The Colonial Quarter will be closed on Wednesday, August 30th in preparation for Hurricane Idalia 📢

😎  Afternoon views from the top of the watchtower👋 Hey there, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument!
08/16/2023

😎 Afternoon views from the top of the watchtower

👋 Hey there, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument!

The crew from Florida Road Trip stopped by to experience Colonial St. Augustine with us! 🎥 Check out this video from the...
08/07/2023

The crew from Florida Road Trip stopped by to experience Colonial St. Augustine with us!

🎥 Check out this video from their visit!

Across from Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine's masonry fort, you'll find Colonial Quarter. At Colonial Quarter, you can take a trip to the past to the c...

Good Morning from the Colonial Quarter! We’re almost ready to begin our first tour of the day at 10:30 AM. See you then ...
08/03/2023

Good Morning from the Colonial Quarter!

We’re almost ready to begin our first tour of the day at 10:30 AM. See you then or catch up with us later!

🗓️ Daily Tour Times -

⏰ 10:30 AM
⏰ 12:00 PM
⏰ 1:30 PM
⏰ 3:00 PM

Learning all about medicine in the colonial days at the Spanish Military Hospital Museum, St. Augustine Floridal 🏥
06/30/2023

Learning all about medicine in the colonial days at the Spanish Military Hospital Museum, St. Augustine Floridal 🏥

06/30/2023
🏴‍☠️ These photos arrrrrrrrre sure to make your day! 🏴‍☠️ We had so much fun with our campers on Pirate Day where we spe...
06/29/2023

🏴‍☠️ These photos arrrrrrrrre sure to make your day! 🏴‍☠️

We had so much fun with our campers on Pirate Day where we spent time learning about the Golden Age of Piracy at the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum!

Baking Biscochos de Moron (also known as Cinnamon Cookies) with our adventurous campers! They turned out delicious! Than...
06/28/2023

Baking Biscochos de Moron (also known as Cinnamon Cookies) with our adventurous campers! They turned out delicious!

Thanks for sharing your recipe & expertise!

📸 Colonial Adventure Camp is in full swing! Our campers had a blast today learning all about life in Colonial St. August...
06/26/2023

📸 Colonial Adventure Camp is in full swing! Our campers had a blast today learning all about life in Colonial St. Augustine! Check out some of these action shots!

📢 Colonial Experience Tours will not be offered this weekend (Saturday, April 1 & Sunday, April 2) as the 2nd Annual Flo...
03/30/2023

📢 Colonial Experience Tours will not be offered this weekend (Saturday, April 1 & Sunday, April 2) as the 2nd Annual Florida Ma’am Festival is taking place at the Colonial Quarter.

🗓️ We will return to our regular tour schedule on Monday, April 3!

🤳 Follow Colonial Oak Music Park for more festival details and ticket information!

📢 The Colonial Quarter is excited to announce Colonial Adventure Camp for incoming 1st - 5th graders! 🏴‍☠️ Sign your stu...
03/13/2023

📢 The Colonial Quarter is excited to announce Colonial Adventure Camp for incoming 1st - 5th graders!

🏴‍☠️ Sign your student up for a fun-filled adventure in Historic Downtown St. Augustine featuring colonial re-enactors, a visit to the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum and more!

🔗 Find more details and register through the link in our Instagram bio!

💻 Or visit www.colonialquarter.com/adventure-camp/

🧐 Fun Fact!📅 Florida became the 27th state of the Union on March 3, 1845.✍️ The act granting statehood to Florida was si...
03/03/2023

🧐 Fun Fact!

📅 Florida became the 27th state of the Union on March 3, 1845.

✍️ The act granting statehood to Florida was signed into law by President John Tyler on his final day in office.

02/15/2023

The Colonial Quarter will host screenings of the PBS Documentary “America's Untold Story” at Colonial Oak Music Park throughout the St. Augustine History Festival, from May 11-14. Stay updated at staugustinehistoryfestival.com

See you this weekend!
01/27/2023

See you this weekend!

The St. Augustine Swashbucklers as they present the 5th Annual Old City Pirate Fest.

01/10/2023

The Colonial Experience at the Colonial Quarter! On the Living History Tour, guests can imagine life in St. Augustine for hundreds of years. See and experience how our citizens lived, worked and played while defending against attack. Learn about blacksmithing and cover your ears for a live musket demonstration! Visit a home that’s over 270 years old. Climb the watchtower and look for ships on the horizon. The St. Augustine Colonial Experience allows you to understand the success of the oldest permanent European Settlement in North America. History awaits you. Learn more at colonialquarter.com

📅 On this day in 1782... 📅6,000 Native Americans from as far away as the Great Lakes arrived at St. Augustine's city gat...
12/27/2022

📅 On this day in 1782... 📅

6,000 Native Americans from as far away as the Great Lakes arrived at St. Augustine's city gates to declare their loyalty to King George III. They hoped to convince the British to continue to fight the "Virginians" from their military stronghold in East Florida.

📣 The Colonial Quarter will be closed on Christmas Day 📣⁠⁠We will be open on Christmas Eve with Living History Tours tak...
12/22/2022

📣 The Colonial Quarter will be closed on Christmas Day 📣⁠

We will be open on Christmas Eve with Living History Tours taking place at 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM, and 3:00 PM.

📣 The Colonial Quarter will be closed on Christmas Day 📣We will be open on Christmas Eve with Living History Tours takin...
12/22/2022

📣 The Colonial Quarter will be closed on Christmas Day 📣

We will be open on Christmas Eve with Living History Tours taking place at 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM, and 3:00 PM.

Check out these highlights from St. Augustine Colonial Night Watch 2022! Thank you to all who visited the Colonial Quart...
12/09/2022

Check out these highlights from St. Augustine Colonial Night Watch 2022!

Thank you to all who visited the Colonial Quarter to witness this fascinating Living History Encampment which featured blacksmithing demonstrations, Native American presentations, craft making and more.

See you next year!

📢 The St. Augustine Colonial Night Watch takes place today! 💥 Check out the Black Powder & Military Arts Demonstrations ...
12/03/2022

📢 The St. Augustine Colonial Night Watch takes place today!

💥 Check out the Black Powder & Military Arts Demonstrations all day at the Colonial Quarter.

🥁 Stick around for the Colonial Night Watch Parade from the Castillo de San Marcos to the Governor’s Palace on the Plaza at 7 PM!

🎟 Free Event!

The St. Augustine Colonial Night Watch commemorating St. Augustine’s Colonial History under Spanish & British Authority ...
11/30/2022

The St. Augustine Colonial Night Watch commemorating St. Augustine’s Colonial History under Spanish & British Authority takes place on Saturday, December 3!

The day will feature FREE Black Powder & Military Arts Demonstrations all day right here at the Colonial Quarter.

Stick around for the parade from the Castillo de San Marcos to the Governor’s House on the Plaza at 7:00 PM.

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❌ The Colonial Quarter including the Colonial Experience Living History Tour will be closed on Thursday, November 24 for...
11/22/2022

❌ The Colonial Quarter including the Colonial Experience Living History Tour will be closed on Thursday, November 24 for Thanksgiving.

👀 Looking for a fun Thanksgiving day activity?

🏴‍☠️ Check out St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum right next door! Open from 10AM - 3PM

Don't miss this reenactment on Saturday, December 3! Follow St. Augustine Colonial Night Watch for details, updates, & m...
11/15/2022

Don't miss this reenactment on Saturday, December 3!

Follow St. Augustine Colonial Night Watch for details, updates, & more!

The Colonial Experience Tour returns to its normal schedule today! Join us to learn more about our resilient city. ⏰ 10:...
11/12/2022

The Colonial Experience Tour returns to its normal schedule today! Join us to learn more about our resilient city.

⏰ 10:30 AM
⏰ 12:00 PM
⏰ 1:30 PM
⏰ 3:00 PM

The Colonial Quarter including… Colonial Oak Music Park St. Augustine Seafood CompanyThe Bull and Crown PubTaberna Del C...
11/08/2022

The Colonial Quarter including…

Colonial Oak Music Park
St. Augustine Seafood Company
The Bull and Crown Pub
Taberna Del Caballo

will be closed from Wednesday - Friday due to Tropical Storm Nicole.

We plan to re-open under normal business hours on Saturday.

🏴‍☠️ Taking place at the Colonial Quarter in the Colonial Oak Music Park this Saturday October 29 at 11am!  Enjoy this f...
10/26/2022

🏴‍☠️ Taking place at the Colonial Quarter in the Colonial Oak Music Park this Saturday October 29 at 11am!

Enjoy this free talk about the Spanish American Pirates and Privateers who tried to conquer Florida!

👻 Presented by the Ghosts of St. Augustine!

This Florida Talks program is a partnership between Florida Humanities [Art and life in 3D. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment of the Arts.

🏴‍☠️ The St Augustine Swashbucklers are bringing a Halloween Spooktacular to the Colonial Quarter from October 28-30 at ...
10/21/2022

🏴‍☠️ The St Augustine Swashbucklers are bringing a Halloween Spooktacular to the Colonial Quarter from October 28-30 at 6:30 PM each night! 🏴‍☠️

🕷 Spider’s Lair
👻 Ghost ship
🪦 Spooky Cemetery
🧜‍♀️ Mermaids & more!

🎟 $10 Admission
🎟 $5 under 11 years old

🏴‍☠️ Entrance at ticket booth next to Pirate Museum Courtyard 🏴‍☠️

We’re back to our regularly scheduled tours at the Colonial Quarter! Come by and learn the history of our resilient city...
10/01/2022

We’re back to our regularly scheduled tours at the Colonial Quarter! Come by and learn the history of our resilient city!

The Colonial Quarter including…   will be closed from Wednesday to Friday due to Hurricane Ian. We plan to operate under...
09/28/2022

The Colonial Quarter including…






will be closed from Wednesday to Friday due to Hurricane Ian.

We plan to operate under normal business hours come Saturday.

Stay safe & we’ll see you soon!

🔨 The Colonial Blacksmith was essential for creating tools, household goods, weapons and more. 🔥 Learn all about colonia...
09/25/2022

🔨 The Colonial Blacksmith was essential for creating tools, household goods, weapons and more.

🔥 Learn all about colonial life in St. Augustine on the Colonial Experience Tour!

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Visit St. Augustine through the centuries and tag us along the way! 📸:
09/13/2022

Visit St. Augustine through the centuries and tag us along the way!

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🗓️ Pedro Menendez de Aviles established San Agustin de la Florida on September 8, 1565 🗓️The flags he flew on this great...
09/08/2022

🗓️ Pedro Menendez de Aviles established San Agustin de la Florida on September 8, 1565 🗓️

The flags he flew on this great occasion are not noted, but we may presume that one of them was the banner with the raguly saltire of St. Andrew, the patron saint of the Hapsburg dynasty.

🤓 Learn more St. Augustine history right here at the Colonial Quarter!

⚓️ We're hiring! Help bring colonial history to life as a tour guide at the Colonial Quarter and the St. Augustine Pirat...
09/03/2022

⚓️ We're hiring! Help bring colonial history to life as a tour guide at the Colonial Quarter and the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum!

Applicants should...

📢 be comfortable speaking to groups in a fun, flexible environment.
🏴‍☠️ be willing to dress for the part
📚️ enjoy history

Script is provided and knowledge of St. Augustine history is a plus!

📧 Email John at [email protected] for more information

🌤️ Loving this view from the top of the Colonial Quarter's replica Spanish Watchtower! Be sure to tag us during your Col...
08/30/2022

🌤️ Loving this view from the top of the Colonial Quarter's replica Spanish Watchtower!

Be sure to tag us during your Colonial Experience Tour to be featured on our social media pages!

📸: rovingjo

🤳 Say Fuego! 🔥
08/23/2022

🤳 Say Fuego! 🔥

Good morning from St. Augustine, Florida! Our nation's oldest European seaport ☀️🌊
08/11/2022

Good morning from St. Augustine, Florida! Our nation's oldest European seaport ☀️🌊

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14 S Castillo Drive
Saint Augustine, FL
32084

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Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 5pm

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