St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum in St. Augustine, FL

12 S. Castillo Dr.St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Dive into the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum in Downtown St. Augustine, FL, and venture back to the age of plundering pirates and swashbuckling adventures. Along with audio-animatronics and interactive displays, the pirate museum features a vast collection of over 800 authentic pirate artifacts, including the journal of Captain Kidd's final voyage.

up to 0.8 hrs 1 or more people

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from Ashley, one of our St. Augustine Travel Experts
  • Celebrating the history of piracy, both factual and fictional, the museum offers hands-on interactive exhibits and rare relics.
  • Explore over 800 authentic pirate artifacts that include the world’s oldest wanted poster, the world’s only pirate treasure chest, and one of only three original Jolly Roger flags in the world.
  • Dive into the stories of famous pirates such as Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and Henry Morgan.
  • Visits typically take about 45 minutes to an hour.
  • The museum is open daily from 10 am to 7 pm and closed on Christmas day.
  • Located in Downtown St. Augustine across the street from the historic Castillo de San Marcos Fort.
  • Metered parking is available at the fort parking lot.
  • The museum is fun for kids of all ages who are interested in pirate history and culture.


from St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum
The vibrant and interactive St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum features one of the largest collections of authentic pirate artifacts in the world and celebrates the history of pirates from the 1600's through present day. Relive the Golden Age of Piracy and explore the lives of the most infamous pirates on this scintillating historic adventure.

With the "please touch" and audio-animatronics of a theme park coupled with the provenance of a museum, the St Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum will take you on an awesome pirate journey both above and below deck filled with compelling lore, surprising facts and an abundance of sensory perceptions.

The museum offers an exciting and educational experience that will transport you and your family back in time over 300 years. Among more than 800 museum-quality artifacts, threaded through the storyline is the original journal of Captain Kidd's last voyage, the only authentic pirate treasure chest in the world that originally belonged to Captain Thomas Tew and the oldest pirate Wanted Poster for the capture of Captain Henry Every.

The pirate museum is located directly across the street from the famous Castillo de San Marcos and is within easy walking distance of downtown parking and shopping.

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Frequently Asked Questions about St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum

Where is the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum located?

The museum is located in Downtown St. Augustine, Florida at 12 S Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL, 32084. You can get there by car, bus, bike, or trolley.

How long is the tour?

The tour is self-guided and generally takes about 45 minutes to an hour, but you are welcome to go at your own pace.

Is parking provided?

Metered parking is available across the street at the Castillo de San Marcos Fort. There is also a parking garage nearby.

Is the museum appropriate for children?

The museum is family friendly and suitable for kids of all ages who are interested in pirate history and culture.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the museum is wheelchair accessible.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes, photography and video recording is allowed inside the museum for personal use. However, flash photography and tripods are not permitted as they may damage the artifacts or interfere with other visitors.