Experience Our Historic Adventure Tour

Colonial Quarter


Your visit to the Nation's Oldest City isn't complete without a visit to the Colonial Quarter!

Join us daily for our guided Historic Adventure tours and self-guided exploration—included in your admission ticket—as you journey through centuries of St. Augustine's rich history right in the heart of the downtown historic district.

Your personal tour guide will share tales of St. Augustine's past as you're led through exciting activities like musket firing and cannon drills.

Experience this on your Historic Adventure Tour and much more!

  • Take part in a musket drill with live firing demonstration and a cannon drill!
  • Dig into archaeological evidence where one of St. Augustine's elusive first wooden forts likely stood
  • Experience the 16th Century boat project and blacksmithing through the ages
  • See historic preservation at work in the original 1740s de Mesa-Sanchez House
  • Learn about the melting pot of cultures that left their mark on St. Augustine from Native Americans and Minorcans to the Spanish, British and African-Americans
  • On your own, climb to the top of our interpretative 17th century watchtower for a stunning view of the Castillo de San Marcos and the bayfront