After an extensive multimillion-dollar renovation completed in three months, the site opened as the Colonial Quarter in March 2013. Things to do in St. Augustine ; Spanish Quarter Museum; Search. Visit a cemetery, old funeral parlor, and more spooky spots without getting lost. 49 Reviews. A visit here takes you back more than 300 years and offers you a chance to engage in a variety of interesting activities and see numerous points of interest. learn more. Augustine. Full view. 90 Restaurants within 0.3 miles. By November 2012 a sign outside the site announced the project would open in spring 2013, which it did on March 16, 2013. "Colonial Quarter, UF sign contract," September 8, 2012,,,,,, Infobox mapframe without OSM relation ID on Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 July 2020, at 21:46. Location. Grimm is the best guide you can get for this attraction, he is super funny and very friendly and knowledgeable. Location. Website +1 904-825-6830. Coordinates: 29°53′48″N 81°18′47″W / 29.8966°N 81.3131°W / 29.8966; -81.3131. Spanish Quarter Museum - CLOSED. 49 Reviews. Spanish Quarter Museum - CLOSED. Nice place to visit. 87 Restaurants within 0.3 miles. Guinta, "Colonial Quarter design earns praise," August 16, 2012. Contact. [1][2][3], In September 2012, Colonial Quarter LLC, owned by Pat Croce, who also owns the adjacent Pirate Soul Museum, and the University of Florida signed an agreement allowing Colonial Quarter LLC to operate the site.[4][5][6]. Noted for its outdoor stage and open area picnic table seating covered with trees and lit by lanterns, local bands perform here nightly. Walk the streets of St. Augustine with your guide who shares both historical facts and reported paranormal activity. Since then, the Colonial Quarter has become one of the city's premier live music venues. Shop Our Wares. Very interesting. The Colonial Quarter (previously known as the Colonial Spanish Quarter) is a site in St. Augustine, Florida. Spanish Quarter Museum - CLOSED. This living history museum operated until fall 2011 on a 2-acre (8,100 m ) site owned by the University of Florida and managed by the City of St. Augustine. more. 49 Reviews. Website +1 904-825-6830. The Spanish Quarter, also known as the Colonial Quarter, captures the essence of St. Augustine’s rich heritage. 29 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3607. This living history museum operated until fall 2011 on a 2-acre (8,100 m2) site owned by the University of Florida and managed by the City of St. He is very entertaining. There is much to do and see in and around this historic area. Journey back in time through the history of St. Augustine. Well worth the visit to see tools and artifacts from that period. In the 1740s Spain ruled the area and St. Augustine was occupied mostly by persons born in Spain or of Spanish ancestry. From our distinctive 35-foot watchtower and colonial buildings to shops and dining. Old and has a lot of history. The tour guide is dressed in a period costume and will give several examples of how things were done 400 plus years ago in St. Augustine. 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He makes the experience more than just a tour. Best nearby. The Colonial Quarter’s growing list of restaurants offer fine dining and great views of historic St. George Street, while giving patrons a chance to bask in the atmosphere and culture of ye olden times. Peter Guinta, "Spanish Quarter may close," July 13, 2011, Historic St. Augustine website, "Colonial Spanish Quarter," in. Best nearby. See how the first European inhabitants lived and survived in St Augustine. Collage Restaurant (2,359) 3 min $$$$ American. I enjoyednthe whole trip to st Augustine. Spanish Quarter Museum - CLOSED. In 1963 the Colonial Spanish Quarter was opened as a living museum depicting life in St Augustine in the 1740s. In the 1740s Spain ruled the area and St. Augustine was occupied mostly by persons born in Spain or of Spanish ancestry. 49 Reviews. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Loved it. Things to Do in St. Augustine ; Spanish Quarter Museum; Search. Near the entrance of the Colonial Quarter, December 2018. Contact. As you explore the city at night on foot, you soak in the city’s 450-year history. Historic Dining. 29 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3607. Grimm was an excellent guide. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu.