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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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“national park” (295 reviews)
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“cannon firing” (314 reviews)
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1 S Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3252
+1 904-829-6506
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited on a rainy day, and thoroughly enjoyed the sights. The history of the fort is fascinating, the views are beautiful and the Park Service Staff were very informative. This would be an excellent place to visit with children, with plenty of space to...More

Thank Vallane
Reviewed yesterday

We visited Castillo de San Marcos during a recent stay in St Augustine. This places is great to walk around and take in some of the local history. The fort is well preserved. A true testament to what man can due with building materials. A...More

Thank 63impala
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love it every single time. Great fun and history for the whole family. The tickets last a week so if you have small kids and can't do it all in one day you can come back!

Thank Kristin C
Reviewed 2 days ago

This fort is full of history and it's amazing that it's still standing. With its drawbridge and cannons, it made me think of some of the original Lego castles. At the top of the Fort, we saw the cannons get shot off, and volunteers dress...More

Thank Tamar P
Reviewed 2 days ago

A piece of history that has withstood the test of time. The enactments on the grounds brings the traveler back in time to experience the awesomeness of this site. To explore the various rooms gives the observer an appreciation to the challenges faced during that...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning object! You must see. Haven't seen anything like that. Impressive construction and the material used to build 17 feet thick walls.

Thank Hala S
Reviewed 2 days ago

An important part of America's history, well preserved and well worth the price of admission! Lots of well arranged exhibits and a very kind, informative staff that is very passionate about history.

Thank xtos
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Speechless & I can see why it's a US National Park. The gift shop is best in town for St Augustine history.

Thank ebandreini
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Castillo de San Marcos is a wonderful place to visit and an entertaining lesson in Florida's earliest history for adults and children alike. On ground level, separate rooms contain historical information and relics including cannons used in the many wars fought there. Broad stone stairs...More

Thank jwilli05
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great historical fort to visit. They have many exhibits that explain the history of the fort and the area. There are also many cannons and bronze guns to admire. It is also a great place to get pictures of the bay and...More

Thank Al P
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Are pets allowed?
15 April 2017|
Response from KokiBear | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any inside the fort, but they were down around the bottom (where the old moat was).
Katherine H
What is the admission for senior adults? What time does the cannon go off and is it every day?
14 April 2017|
Response from Micah K | Reviewed this property |
I believe the admission is $10 for everyone no matter what. Children under a certain age get in free I'm not sure what that age is. I don't know the answer to the can and question those sorry. ps- surely veterans get a... More
Dianne M
When do they have changing of the guard? We were told it happens once a month
13 April 2017|
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Response from Becky G | Reviewed this property |
sorry. idk