• Cannon firing on the gundeck of the Castillo de San Marcos

    Castillo De San Marcos

    National Monument Florida

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    Afternoon Thunderstorms can create dangerous amounts of lightning strikes. If Lightning is visible from the Castillo, Gundeck closures will take place. Click this link for the local weather forcast. More »

Fees & Reservations

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The Castillo de San Marcos is considered to be a "walk-in" park. The entrance fee applies to each individual.

Adults (Age 16 and above) entrance is $7.00 - valid for 7 consecutive days.

Children (age 15 and under) are admitted free of charge but must be accompanied by an adult.

The Golden Access and Age Passports; the Castillo Annual Pass; and the Interagency Access, Annual, Military, and Senior Passes are honored for free admission in accordance with the terms specified on the card.

Learn about the Interagency Passes here.

Parking

The City of St Augustine maintains a parking lot in front of the Castillo. The cost is $1.50 per hour which is paid at automated stations which accept most denominations of U.S. coin and currency as well as credit and debit cards.

You may want to consider using the city's parking garage which is only a block away from the Castillo. It is conveniently located and will provide shade for your vehicle.

Did You Know?

Spanish gold doubloons still spark treasure hunters to take on bold adventures.

Spanish fleets brought the wealth of the New World to Spain in the form of gold, gems, spices, and exotic goods. In the 300 years of the colonial era it is estimated that they carried between 600-800 billion dollars worth of treasure. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Florida