Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park

When is the last time you visited a park that has been around since 1565? The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park in St Augustine is located in the area that was first explored by Juan Ponce de Leon in 1513 and later settled by Pedro Menendez de Aviles in 1565. In Florida’s oldest city, St. Augustine, this area is the oldest successful European settlement in the country.

Come take part in the informative, fascinating and entertaining tour of the park with hours of entertainment to be found. Take a historical tour and learn more about this unique time in history, as well as the Fountain of Youth in St Augustine FL

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A new 3,000-foot pavilion is part of this historic park and is a great place for hosting events or weddings. Exotic peacocks strut around the grounds, guests are able to rent tables and chairs, and of course, the surrounding area is gorgeous.

The Mission of Nombre de Dios is the very first mission that was ever built in the continental U.S. in 1587. The mission has been reconstructed using historically correct methods and local cypress as was used by 16th century Spaniards.

The Timucuan Village of Seloy is a recreated village that is historically accurate and set up to show guests how the Timucua hunted, fished, and lived. Including a family house, a meeting house, a large canoe down by the waterfront and an informational tour, tourists can learn about how others lived 500 years ago in Florida’s oldest city.

Tickets for the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park in St Augustine Florida

Single admission when purchased online is $14 per person for adults. Children age 6-12 are $9 each and children 5 years and younger are free. Special school group rates are available and discounted ticket costs are available to St. Johns County resident at the ticket window. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit the beautiful and historic Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park in St Augustine Florida.