Spanish Military Hospital Museum in St. Augustine, FL

3 Aviles StreetSt. Augustine, FL 32084
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Situated just steps from the Matanzas River, the Spanish Military Hospital Museum offers fully guided 40-minute regular and private tours that take guests back to the colonial Spanish days of medicine. Tours include staged surgical demonstrations, medicine creation from colonial herbs, and more. The museum is the only exclusive second Spanish period educational tour in St. Augustine.

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Travel back in time to the Spanish Military Hospital, where the doctor is always in. Discover untold history as fully guided tours take you back to the Colonial Spanish days of medicine, and the medical practices of the day.

Watch as our skilled surgeons perform surgical demonstrations.Learn how medicines were made in the day using the plants, herbs and spices grown in the gardens with our apothecary demonstrations. Stop in, see our museum collection of antique surgical instruments, and "leech" some knowledge from our experienced guides. Here, you can experience a tapestry of medicine- uncover how Spanish physicians wove together knowledge from Europe and Africa to achieve an astonishing survival rate.

Visit our apothecary's garden and appreciate herbs which are still used in medicines today.

A journey of discovery for the whole family!

Spanish Military Hospital Museum Reviews

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terri weston
Tampa, FL
5 Reviews
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"Great tour"
June 2016
Loved stepping back in tine to see the tools and medicines used in this hospital. Took 3 teens with me and they found it not only interesting & informative BUT our tour guide was hilarious!!
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Tip: Tools of the trade are awesome & the medicines arent much different than from today.

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