Oldest Store Museum
Oldest Store Museum
4.5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Watch in amazement as our friendly clerks, butcher and Snake Oil salesman demonstrate the very latest inventions for turn -of-the century living. You will find over 10,00 essential and time saving items from the 1900s!
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles931 reviews
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peach92
Statesboro, GA191 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We enjoyed seeing all of the old items in the store and hearing about the history of some of them. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and funny. We appreciated him and the free candy sticks!
Written May 25, 2024
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Ohio R
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Alfred is an amazing tour leader at the oldest store museum in St. Augustine Florida. There were lots of interesting antiques that he knew all about and did make some sales.
Written May 2, 2024
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We happen to agree, Alfred is amazing. We're so happy you had such a wonderful time, and we hope you'll visit us again when you're in one of our destination cities. Thank you for sharing your experience!
Written May 2, 2024
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tradeya
Guelph, Canada68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
We toured the store with Orville. He was a great guide and added humour to the experience. He stayed in character and we were back in 1908. So many artifacts if the time. Such fun. Highly recommend this museum.
Written April 9, 2024
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We happen to agree, Orville is amazing. We're so happy you had such a wonderful time, and we hope you'll visit us again when you're in one of our destination cities. Thank you for sharing your experience!
Written April 11, 2024
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Katherine M
thompson57 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was so cool, and very well done. The history and artifacts were so interesting. The store keeper played the part very well and hung around after the tour to answer our questions, tell us some storyies and point out a few more things.
Written March 15, 2024
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We're thrilled to hear that your visit was enjoyable and that you had a great time exploring the exhibits. Cheers to a wonderful experience and we hope to welcome you back soon!
Written March 16, 2024
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AUBamabelle
Newnan, GA135 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Enjoyed our tour. Orville, the tour guide, was very informative and interactive. Learned a lot about life over 100 yrs ago. Items are original. Amazing
Written February 26, 2024
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We're delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time in our museum. Your feedback means a lot to us, and we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future!
Written February 28, 2024
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vacationersforlife
Derwood, MD70 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This is a late review … we visited the week of Thanksgiving 2023.

We weren’t too interested in doing this but it turned out to be surprisingly good. We had a great guide, can’t remember her name but she had an awesome Irish accent, which I think was real! She was full of interesting facts and information and was so funny! It wasn’t super long, just enough to educate you, in a fun way. Fun tour!
Written February 20, 2024
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Thank you so much for your detailed comments! Our CAST is very proud of the work they do, and it sounds like it pays off. We're glad to know we're hitting the mark. We hope to see you again next time.
Written February 21, 2024
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Maureen C
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Really interesting and humorous tour led by Orville of this fascinating general store, frozen in time at 1908. Very enjoyable and educational. Highly recommend it!
Written February 13, 2024
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We happen to agree, Orville is amazing. We're so happy you had such a wonderful time, and we hope you'll visit us again when you're in one of our destination cities. Thank you for sharing your experience!
Written February 15, 2024
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c d
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Our guide, "Orville", was amazing!!! He was so knowledgeable, funny and entertaining. The store itself is fantastic and so interesting!! I highly recommend this tour!! We all raved about it and would so do it again!
Written January 11, 2024
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Greetings CD, It's a great compliment to hear that one of our visitors would come back. We'd love to see you visit us again! You’ll also find our tours in Nashville, Savannah, Key West, Boston, San Diego, and Washington DC.
Written January 13, 2024
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MasterShrink
Maryland8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This really is an incredible place, quite different than what you might expect. They have an amazing collection of turn of the century products, machines, conveniences, that would have sold in this very store at the turn of the 19th to 20th century.. It's Florida's oldest store, maybe even America's oldest store, and it's presented just as it would have been in 1908. You are actually given a guided tour of the inventory (obviously not all 100,000 pieces!) by a very effective and talented actor who poses as a store clerk from 1908. Never seen such a diverse and robust collection as this. Keep this high on your list of places to visit in Saint Augustine.
Written December 2, 2023
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Wow, thank you for that wonderful review! We're glad to know we made it worthwhile. Our guides work hard to make their presentations interesting, and we love sharing these comments with them. We hope to see you again!
Written December 2, 2023
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Carla C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
We went today on November 26th Uncle Vince did an amazing job giving the tour and explaining about all the things in the museum very interactive and polite 10/10 experience everyone should go check out this attraction:)
Written November 26, 2023
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Greetings Carla, We love reading about our guests' experiences, and our CAST also enjoys knowing that they made your trip memorable. Thank you for taking the time to write this. We hope to see you again next time you visit one of our destinations.
Written November 27, 2023
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