Oldest Store Museum in St. Augustine, FL

Historic Tours of America167 San Marco AvenueSt. Augustine, FL 32084
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Situated on San Marco Avenue in historic St. Augustine, the Oldest Store Museum offers a unique experience seeing some of the most incredible items created at the turn of the 20th century. Visitors can watch actors portray clerks, snake oil salesmen and butchers while showing you items like a steam-drive tractor, a grain thresher, guns and ammunition, tonics and elixirs, and more.

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Watch in amazement as the friendly clerks, butcher, and snake oil salesman demonstrate the very latest inventions for turn of the century living. Items such as a goat-powered washing machine and a gas-powered iron! It's truly like walking into a Sears Roebuck catalog from 1908.
Meet the proprietor: Mr. C.F. Hamblen, and watch in amazement as the friendly clerks, butcher, and snake oil salesman demonstrate the very latest inventions for turn-of-the-century living.

The local actors/storytellers make this tour even more entertaining by providing history and humor all rolled into one. They are recognized for their ability to captivate and entertain guests, as they share a common enthusiasm for history and the talent to amuse folks.

Visit the oldest store in St. Augustine with its impressive 100,000 items such as
-Steam-driven tractors
-Tonics and elixirs
-Farm equipment
-Health underwear
-Worm syrup
-Corn sheller
-Collars and corsets
-Guns & ammunition
-Grain thresher
-Goat-powered washing machines
-Bikes & trikes
-And so much more

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