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Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine has developed an exciting school tour program that highlights the rich history of the nation’s oldest city and brings your Florida History lessons to life. The program is curriculum based and designed to link field trip experiences with state standards. Each teacher will receive a 16-page activities booklet (in PDF format) that is filled with resource material for classroom and field trip activities, including pre and post trip exercises. This resource booklet, designed by a curriculum specialist, will facilitate in class discussions of your field trip experiences.
“Our popular Discovery Tour brings your students in contact with some of the most important and exciting historical sites and museums in St. Augustine.”
Our popular St. Augustine Field Trip brings students into contact with some of the most important and exciting historical sites and museums in St. Augustine. The tour is designed to link classroom lessons with living history experiences. The program includes a guided tour of the Castillo de San Marcos, and your choice of the following museums: the Authentic Old Jail, the Oldest Store Museum Experience, the Florida History Museum or Potter’s Wax Museum. A trolley tour, narrated by one of our specially trained and certified conductors, will cover over 400 years of history and 100 points of interest. All of your tours are conducted privately for your group. With time for lunch, the educational tour takes about 5 hours. Additional historic sites can be added, as your schedule and budget allow.
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Whether you have hours or days to spend in St. Augustine, we can build a tour package that meets your needs.
At your request, we will advise you of which educational sites, including museums and attractions, are most suitable for your students and your curriculum.
“The organization of our tour as well as the helpful staff at Old Town Trolley Tours made the whole trip seem effortless.” – 4th Grade Teacher
We realize it is difficult for teachers to take the time out of their busy schedule to make extended telephone calls. Contact one of our friendly educational specialists at your convenience, tell us your needs, and we will develop a custom itinerary for you. We will email or fax you a field trip confirmation and other information so that you can review everything at your convenience.
Each participating class will receive a 16-page activities book sent via email as a PDF file. Pre and post trip activities provide you with educational materials that also entertain. All materials were created by curriculum specialists and are based on Florida Sunshine Standards.
Free bus parking and public restrooms are available to groups using our services.
We can provide boxed lunches for your group (Subway, Honey Baked Ham and Five Star Pizza or Chick-Fil-A) or you can pack your own lunch and use our picnic tables on site.
For additional information, Contact:
Old Town Trolley’s Educational Tour Specialist
Email Kathy Carlson
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
“I was on a school field trip yesterday with my daughter’s class… We had a tour of the city with your driver Lolo and I just wanted to sing her praises! She was an AWESOME tour guide, engaging the students and parents, making the learning interesting and fun and was definitely the highlight of our day. She is truly gifted in what she does and I hope that we get to enjoy her view of St Augustine again sometime!” – W.B., – Jacksonville, FL
“Gail gave an outstanding presentation of local sites.” – 8th grade teacher
“We greatly appreciate the smoothness of our trip every year. Your organization, friendliness, and communication are great!” – 4th grade teacher “
All the guides were interesting, informative, and held the students’ attention. It was a wonderful trip!” – 4th grade teacher
“We loved it! Everything was perfect!” – 4th grade teacher
“It was really great. Thanks for taking such good care of our school!”- 4th grade teacher
“Absolutely wonderful experience! It couldn’t have been better.”- 4th grade teacher
“The Old Jail rocks!” – 4th grade teacher
“My favorite thing in St. Augustine was the Old Jail”- 5th grade student
“I could have spent my whole day at your museum and not gotten bored.” – 4th grade student
“Thank you for making our trip the best trip all year long” – 4th grade student
“The museum was a fascinating place to be.” – 4th grade student
“The facts I learned in the museum were amazing!” – 4th grade student