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Old St. Johns County Jail Tour

by Historic Tours of America
per adult Price is R$ 59
Duration: 30m Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required)

Highlights

  • Tour of an authentic turn-of-the-century jail

  • Uniformed deputies to guide this arresting experience

  • Chance to step inside cells & see a large weapons collection

  • Expert guides telling tales of justice & punishment

  • Opportunity to be fingerprinted by a sheriff in uniform

Highlights

  • Tour of an authentic turn-of-the-century jail

  • Uniformed deputies to guide this arresting experience

  • Chance to step inside cells & see a large weapons collection

  • Expert guides telling tales of justice & punishment

  • Opportunity to be fingerprinted by a sheriff in uniform

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St. Augustine Old Jail Tour

Duration 30m
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Total price is R$ 58, taxes included

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Old St. Johns County Jail Tour

Activity Location

Old St. Johns County Jail

167 San Marco Avenue

St. Augustine 32084

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Old St. Johns County Jail

    167 San Marco Avenue

    St. Augustine 32084


Description

See Old St. Johns County Jail come to life through colorful stories told by deputies dressed in period uniform. They guide you through cells, show you old weapons, and share tales of justice and punishment.

Built by railroad magnate Henry Flagler in 1891, Old St. Johns County Jail, also known as The Old Jail, served as the county jail for over 60 years, until 1953, and was said to resemble a fine hotel. Explore the sheriff's quarters, where he and his wife lived adjacent to 72 prisoners. Step inside both male and female cells as well as a maximum security area.

A large collection of guns and weapons used in actual crimes from that time are on display and there are often demonstrations in the courtyard. Before the end of your tour of The Old Jail, you may even encounter the South's most feared sheriff and get finger-printed.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Old St. Johns County Jail


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • The museum is wheelchair accessible on the lower floor only.

  • Reservations are not required.

  • Hours of operation are daily from 9 AM to 4:30 PM; closed Christmas day.


Old St. Johns County Jail Tour ratings based on 1 Verified Review

Expedia Verified Reviews

4.2 out of 5

5/5 26 Apr 2018

Our guide looked and sounded the part of a prisoner. He could be heard by everyone in the group and gave a lot of interesting information. He was especially good with the children in the group. If you have a very sensitive young person, I don’t think I’d do this tour, since it shows the stark reality of prison life, but the kids in our group were fine.