Historic City News readers in St Augustine and St Johns County have earned a reward for their contribution to our local attractions; and now that summer is officially here, and family members are visiting you during their vacations, we want to remind you of some special offers for residents.
St Johns County residents, with a valid ID, are always admitted free-of-charge to the Lightner Museum, the Fountain of Youth (special events excluded), the Ximenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, Spanish Military Hospital Museum, and the Historic Tours of Flagler College.
Also, on the first Monday of each month, St. Johns County residents are admitted free to the Dow Museum of Historic Houses, 246 St. George Street, St. Augustine.
The daily tours and wine tastings at the San Sebastian Winery are free to everyone.
Also, admission is free to everyone at the Authentic Old Drug Store, Fort Matanzas National Monument, Government House Museum (closing in July for major renovations), St Photios Chapel, the Pena-Peck House, the Father Miguel O’Reilly Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios Museum (donations are welcomed).
Another special offer for St Johns County residents, with a valid ID, who purchase a full-price admission to the St. Augustine Lighthouse; you can now receive a pass good for free admission for an entire year.
For more information on events and activities in St Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches, call the Visitors and Convention Bureau at 1.800.653.2489.