The Oldest Store Museum in St Augustine, Florida, is an interactive way to learn more about the history of the area. The Oldest Store Museum is set up to reflect a store during the year 1900.
Tour guides and other staff workers for the Oldest Store Museum will be dressed in colonial attire and they stay in character as someone who lived over a century ago in order to teach visitors about life in St Augustine during colonial times in an entertaining and engaging way.
Inside the store are over 100,000 items you may have found during the start of the 1900s. These items are marked with what they would have sold for in 1900 and you may find yourself shocked at how much prices have inflated over the centuries. You’ll also have fun perusing the items, which include worm syrup, old farm equipment, corsets and much more.
To visit the Oldest Store Museum, you can do so with an Old Town Trolley Tour ticket, which is $25.74 for adults and $10.30 for children ages six through 12 (children under six are free). The trolley makes a stop at the Oldest Store Museum. You can also get a ticket just for the Oldest Store Museum; the adult ticket is $9.54 and the child ticket (ages 6-12) is $5.30. The Oldest Store Museum is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is located at 167 San Marco Avenue in St Augustine. Free parking is available at the Authentic Old Jail, another historic site which is adjacent to the Oldest Store Museum.