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Explore the sheriffs quarters where he and his wife lived adjacent to 72 prisoners. Guests can visit the male and female cells, maximum security area and see a large collection of used weapons.
Take a guided tour with our jailers. You will be CAPTIVATED with the jail, built by railroad magnate Henry Flagler, to resemble a fine hotel. Enjoy a guided tour through the sheriff's quarters where he and his family lived adjacent to 72 prisoners. Guests can visit the male and female cells, maximum-security area, the gallows which ended the lives of numerous criminals on this site, and a large collection of guns used in actual crimes!
Our deputies will share tales of justice and punishment when Florida was America's southernmost frontier. Meet the south's most feared sheriff, Joe Perry.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily, 8:30am - 4:30pm; First tour departs at 9:00am. Tours offered until 3:00pm on Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day.
Approximately 30 minutes.
Booth Location: Old Jail, 167 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine , FL 32084. Nearest Intersection: San Marco Avenue and San Carlos.
A separate E-Ticket will be emailed to the guest. This ticket is required for entry into the attraction.
Children prices are 6-12 years of age. Children 5 years and younger are free.
Museum is wheelchair accessible on lower floor only.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the departure of the tour as all tours leave promptly.
Once E-ticket has been redeemed, Ticket is non-refundable.
Reservations are not required.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**