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St. Augustine Oldest Store Museum Experience

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St. Augustine Oldest Store Museum Experience

From US$ 13.83 per person

Step back in time to the age of the consumer boom and discover the best time saving miracles from 1900. This unique museum experience is like walking into a Sears Roebuck catalogue from 1908! Meet the proprieter Mr C. F Hamblen, and enjoy a fun day out.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Watch the clerks demonstrate the very latest inventions for turn-of-the-century living
  • Step back in time and discover the latest and best time saving miracles from 1900
  • Learn about the consumer needs of customers in 1900, such as worm syrup, or a goat powered washing machine!
  • Enjoy a unique and fun tour ideal for all the family
Full description
If you have ever wondered about consumerism in the early 1900s, than this museum tour is for you. Step back into at the oldest store in St. Augustine and discover all the latest time saving miracles. Watch in amazement as the friendly clerks, butcher, and snake oil salesman demonstrate the very latest inventions for turn-of-the-century living. See steam-driven tractors and a goat powered washing machine! For any aches and pains get a lo-down on the latest tonics and elixirs, and learn about the notorious worm syrup. See corsets for ladies, and collars for men. Join the enthralled crowds watching a demonstration of the newest model of corn sheller, or learn about the vast guns and ammunitions industry. Mr C.F Hamblen, the proprietor, will be more than happy to show you around. This is one of the most unique attractions in South Florida, and offers a great insight into the consumer needs of a bygone age.
Includes
  • Admission
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meet at The Oldest Store, located on the same site as the Old Jail, 167 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084.

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Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

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Great people and fun time looking back at history.

We had a great time. Loved guided tour. Great time looking back in history.

March 8, 2017

It was fun to be back in old days, a little long drawn

May 18, 2018

was so well done. the interactions btwn actors and the animatrons was super

February 4, 2020

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