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Lightner Museum, St. Augustine

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Immerse yourself in America's Gilded Age at Lightner Museum, where you'll be surrounded by Victorian-era antiquities. These collections are inside the Spanish Renaissance Revival-style Hotel Alcazar, originally built it 1887 and on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum, with three stories of artifacts from 19th-century life, is perhaps most well-known for its stained-glass works by Louis Comfort Tiffany and its Music Room, which is filled with instruments from the turn of the 20th century. Other exhibits include its first-floor Victorian village re-creation. For Lightner Museum and beyond, use our St. Augustine road trip planning tool to get the most from your St. Augustine vacation.
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  • This former luxury hotel is now a collection of collections- some ornate and some bizarre. There was a little too much highly ornamented ceramic foo-foo decoration for our taste, but interesting to se...  more »
  • Great museum! Currently displaying artwork from Degas. Lunch is the restaurant there is super! Plan to spend several hours to see it all.  more »
  • Although this is a wonderful museum, I did not find the Upstairs/Downstairs tour to be worth the price. The tour guide was nice but not very knowledgeable. I knew more about Henry Flagler than she did...  more »
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  • I love this museum. When I lived in the area I was in the galleries all the time, so when I visited St Augustine on vacation I had to return. My husband made sure he told everyone he thought the pool and spa accommodations should be renovated for use, mostly because he loved the whole idea of the place so much and he loves to swim.I love the art and the building itself and it's always a pleasure to visit. The gift shop is also delightful in it's collection of turn of the century, gilded age inspired gifts, I can't help myself in there. I'll always return. 🌺
  • Such a beautiful museum. Just the front and the courtyard alone are gorgeous. With the fountains and the running water with the footbridge. It's a great place to go and take pictures. In fact, I believe they have professional photographers available for events like wedding photos and the like. I would definately suggest going and checking this place out.
  • How could you go to St. Augustine and not go to one of the most well known museums in the United States. Not only is it awesome and beautiful architecture but the history of the museum is interesting. This is and always will be one of my favorite places to go. They even have a restaurant in the area which used to be a swimming pool!
  • Very cool museum. Gorgeous furniture on the upper floors. (I'm a woodworker so I loved every carving) Will definitely go here again.
  • Amazing place. So many collections. Degas exhibit currently - well done. In-house Cafe was excellent!
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