While the beaches and historic sites of St. Augustine are the town’s main draw, there are many other exciting attractions worth visiting in the nation’s oldest city. One of these must-visit places is the Potter’s Wax Museum, a fun and family-friendly attraction that has quickly grown in popularity. Here is everything you need to know about this fascinating local museum and why you won’t want to leave it off your itinerary.
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More About the Potter’s Wax Museum
With wax figures of all your favorite celebrities, political figures, and all-star athletes, the Potter’s Wax Museum offers a surreal experience for visitors from all over the nation. During your visit, you’ll have the opportunity to admire and take pictures with over 150 well-known figures including Austin Powers and Dr. Evil, Einstein, Captain Jack Sparrow, Michael Jackson, and U.S. presidents. This unique assortment of wax figures was started in 1947, making it one of the world’s oldest and most valuable collections.
Museum Hours and Tickets
The Potter’s Wax Museum is open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are also relatively inexpensive, making it ideal for traveler’s on a budget! Prices are as follows:
Adult – $10.59 at the door and $9.53 online.
Child (Ages 6-12) – $7.41 at the door and $6.67 online.
Children aged under six are FREE!
More St. Augustine Museums That You’ll Love
Housed in the former Alcazar Hotel, the Lightner Museum is one of St. Augustine’s most treasured icons. During your visit to the Lightner Museum, you’ll come across hundreds of fascinating treasures, including popular items like the mummy, human hair art, and Tiffany glass. No matter what suits your fancy, you’ll be sure to find a fascinating piece among the museum’s four floors.
St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum
Formerly known as the Pirate Soul Museum, the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum is the place to be to learn more about the Golden Age of Piracy and their role in St. Augustine’s history. Some of the most popular artifacts on display include Blackbeard’s own blunderbuss, one of the three remaining Jolly Roger flags, the world’s oldest wanted poster, and the original treasure chest of Captain Thomas Tew.
Discover St. Augustine’s Best Attractions During Your Stay at the Victorian House
After exploring our wax museum in Florida and other exciting attractions, come back to the Victorian House for a full evening of pure relaxation. Our elegant bed & breakfast is located right in the heart of St. Augustine’s historic district, making it ideal for travelers seeking comfort and convenience to their favorite local attractions. The highly-appointed guest rooms are also equipped with everything you need for a memorable getaway including private porches, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, and more. Guests will even enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast served each morning during their stay. What more could you ask for in a St. Augustine, Florida vacation?
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