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Spanish Military Hospital Museum

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Travel Back in time to the Spanish Military Hospital, where the doctor is always in. Our fully guided tours take you back to the Colonial Spanish days of medicine. Learn why the Spanish were considered 400 years ahead of their time in medicine. See...more
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3 Aviles St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4404
+1 904-342-7730
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great living history demonstration with lots of great tales about surgery and medicine in the colonial period. We loved our tour guide who helped us get an abbreviated tour so we would' t the last trolley.

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quaint little museum located not far from the fort. They take you on a tour of how they did the medical stuff back in the day. As a nurse, this was very intriguing to me!

Thank Brenda D
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Learn about the 1800’s Military medical procedures..u will be amazed...at the instruments and ways they used to save lives..really cool

Thank Donna W
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Be prepared for some gory details but it was very informative. I especially enjoyed hearing about the plants used for ailments. It is a presentation that lasts about 50 minutes.

Thank rdunnicliff
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Well worth a visit if interested in medicine and medical care. The guide was knowledgeable and interesting.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed September 18, 2018

My husband and I found this tour to be so interesting and informative. We are both big into history, so it was right up our alley, but we were also learning a lot of new things as well. Our guide, and I am failing to...More

Thank Candice_Henry
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I was actually surprised to learn about how good the hospital was for the time. The tour doesn't take long, but is worthwhile.

Thank Flyer546534
Reviewed September 9, 2018

this was very informative and for me it grabbed and held my attention. Im not sure if you have children that arent interested in the history of medicine that it might be something to skip. It is two or three rooms and the guide is...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited the medical museum yesterday. The museum itself is full of medical artifacts that were well presented. The guide gave an incredibly interesting and very informative presentation on medical procedures and care from the Spanish and colonial times. She used actual artifacts to explain...More

1  Thank Lisa N
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Our guide, Lorenzo, was well informed regarding the time period and subject. This was a fascinating look back into history of the medical profession. How far we've come since then!!

1  Thank gailspurplegem
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September 9, 2018|
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Response from tjtravo | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I believe it was 9.00 for adults and 7.50 for seniors.
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Response from Barry S | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! The guides are great with kids and they keep them interested. They do several medical demonstrations with the kids as participants. My Daughter went last year with her 4th grade class and they loved it. She loved... More