Built in 1891 to look like a hotel, Old Jail St Augustine once held some of the city’s most hardened criminals. Today, visitors of all ages can experience what its prisoners’ lives were like under the penal system decades ago. Explore the cells, hear tales its infamous occupants by costumed actors, even get booked and try to escape on this historical tour.
The historic Old Jail is located at 167 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084.
It's open from 9:00AM - 5:30PM everyday. Tours are held daily with the last tour leaving at 4:30PM unless stated otherwise due to holiday operating hours.
Guided tours last approximately 30 minutes, and depart every 20 minutes beginning at 9 am.
Yes, the first floor and the outside perimeter are wheelchair and stroller accessible. The close confines and historic features limits wheelchair mobility.
No, but they are allowed on the outside grounds as long as they are on leash.
No, however there are multiple stores and restaurants outside the Old Jail.
Free parking is available onsite. You can also park in town for $10-$15, depending on the area.