St. Augustine Art & Culture

st. augustine art and culture

Come and Appreciate!

St. Augustine has a wide variety of art and culture. With everything from visual and performance art, to seaglass jewelry to historical attractions, you will never have a shortage of things to explore. We’ve compiled a list of some of the local’s favorite spots below to enhance your vacation and experience Florida like you would if you were born and raised here. View information on some of the top local art spots, best historical landmarks, theaters and more below.

The Ocean Gallery - Ancient City

St. Augustine’s Cultural Heritage

St. Augustine is known as The Ancient City and is regarded as the country’s oldest continually settled city. Founded in 1565, a full 42 years before the British Jamestown settlement, Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles and a crew of Spanish... Read more

St. Augustine Lighthouse || The Ocean Gallery

Experience the Wonder of the St. Augustine Lighthouse

The St. Augustine Lighthouse is a beautiful and still-active lighthouse located in St. Augustine, Florida. Standing at the north end of Anastasia Island, this landmark has been a notable attraction in the community since 1874 and is actually the most... Read more

fort matanzas st. Augustine attraction

Fort Matanzas National Monument

Originally designated as a United States National Monument on October 15, 1924, the Fort Matanzas National Monument consists of a 1740 Spanish fort called Fort Matanzas as well as 100 acres of salt marsh along the Matanzas River. This national... Read more

St. Augustine mission de nobre de dios

Mission of Nombre de Dios St Augustine

A visit to any historic church in any city can be a divine experience that leaves you feeling peaceful and renewed, but a visit to a St. Augustine church can bring you to the next level, especially when that church... Read more

The O’Reilly House Museum

Constructed in 1691, with portions of the building having been in existence since 1565, the O’Reilly House, officially known as the Father Miguel O’Reilly House Museum, is truly one of St. Augustine’s treasures. Covered in a yellow stucco accented by... Read more

St. Augustine historical attractions

Spanish Military Hospital Museum St. Augustine

Military buffs in particular always enjoy a tour of the Spanish Military Hospital Museum, but its charms are not limited to that demographic. People of all ages and interests always seem to find a good time here. This authentic reconstruction... Read more

St. Augustine Trinity Episcopal church

Trinity Parish St. Augustine, Florida

There are countless structures and landmarks throughout St. Augustine that have been a staple of the community for almost a half of a millennium. These features are true testaments to the rich history of the city. The Trinity Episcopal Parish... Read more

first free slave colony in U.S.

Fort Mose Historic State Park

Just outside of St. Augustine, Florida lies one of the most important historical sites in America. The Fort Mose Historical Society is the very first free community of former slaves. Having been founded in 1783 and called, “Gracia Real de... Read more

St. Augustine museums

Villa Zorayda

Villa Zorayda in St Augustine, also known by many as the Zorayda Castle, is a stunning house located in Florida’s oldest city of St. Augustine at 83 King Street. It was built by Boston millionaire Franklin W. Smith back in... Read more

St. augustine places to see

Ximenez Fatio House

This amazing historic home has been well preserved since 1798 where it was originally built as a merchant’s home and a place of business within the community. In later years, the home became known in the community as “Miss Fatio’s,”... Read more

The Ocean Gallery Resort Rentals

4600 Highway A1A South,
St. Augustine, Florida USA 32080

Information: (800)398-5980
Reservations: (877)542-2488
Local: (904)471-6663
Fax: (904)471-5994