St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum

12 S Castillo Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32084

(877) GO-PLUNDER (877.467.5863)

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OPENING HOURS: 10 A.M. TO 8 P.M. DAILY

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Francis Drake was the most successful privateer in maritime history.

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Did you know?

  • Pirates thought that having women on board their ship was bad luck.  It's why pirate femmes like Mary Read initially lived a life of piracy as men!

  • Most pirates stole their ships because they couldn't afford them.  Once they'd capture a ship, they'd convert it for pirate life by making more room for sailor living quarters and strengthening the decks to hold heavy cannons.

  • The difference between a pirate and a privateer is that privateers are sanctioned by respective governments and they don't attack ships from their own country. Pirates harass anyone passing by.

  • A galleon ship was armed to the teeth. It typically carried 74 guns, 36 of which were mounted on either side of the ship. The two guns were mounted aft.

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