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The Ximenez-Fatio House

20 Aviles St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-829-3575
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OUTSTANDING!

Our first trip to St.Augustine we walked passed this place almost everyday and didn't know what it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet c
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The Villages, Florida
Very informative and historic tour

Informative and historic tour. We tried to go on this tour over the past few times that we had gone... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael P
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Palm Bay, Florida
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Dating to the Spanish town plan of 1573, the property is a centerpiece of St. Augustine’s oldest settlement and is a feature along the city’s first platted thoroughfare, Aviles Street.“The Ximenez~Fatio House museum is one of the first to interpret 19th century women’s history”William Seale, Ph.D.; author, historian, and consultant for interpretation since the 1970’s.
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20 Aviles St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first trip to St.Augustine we walked passed this place almost everyday and didn't know what it really was. Well, this visit we stopped in and got one of the most excellent tours in St. Augustine. It's authentically furnished to reflect its heyday as an...More

1  Thank Janet c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Informative and historic tour. We tried to go on this tour over the past few times that we had gone to Saint Augustine. This last time we visited on June 28 we were lucky enough to get Lucy as our tour guide and we were...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour offered at this 18th century female owned boarding house - amazing story of the female owners, fascinating history and a fun glimpse into where a persons of means could stay while traveling in territorial Florida. House is located on Aviles Street...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

The XImenez-Fatio House was a boarding house that rented out rooms to folks during the period 1783-1821. The rooms are full of memorabilia from that time period, which is so interesting. The kitchen is also full of the latest of cooking tools and appliances for...More

Thank Sabrena B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We just happened upon this house while walking around St. Augustine. Glad we stopped in, just in time for the last tour of the day. The care with which the house has been maintained is very impressive. The tour was not long, but we learned...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

While the guide was sweating and so were we (it was hot), the house and grounds can't be missed if you love history. The house is kept pristine and authentic so don't expect air conditioning! I have been here several times over the years and...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is well worth the time. The whole place is restored and furnished according to the period. Our guide did an excellent job of telling the story of what would have been happening here in the early 19th century and brought the house to life....More

Thank Patrick P
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The staff here is terrific and very knowledgeable. We really enjoyed the tour and learned so much. Worth every dime.

Thank 6staceyf
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The tour at the Ximenez-Fatio House was excellent. The gentleman that conducted my one person tour was extremely knowledgeable not only about this historical 4 building complex, but also about the entire area. The original house was originally built by a successful Spanish merchant, and...More

Thank HappyCamper32789
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Very interesting view of a woman run inn in the 1800's. Very knowledgeable tour guide and artifacts in the house. Ship captains, physicians and other travelers who came from very long distances via ship, train and stage coach.

1  Thank Chris M
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sassygirl407
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Response from Dona B | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps $7. adult. I had $5. senior admission.
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