The Lightner Museum
Relics of America's Gilded Age are elegantly exhibited on the museum's three floors. Costumes, furnishings, mechanical musical instruments and other artifacts give you a glimpse into 19th century daily life. The Lightner collection includes beautiful examples of cut glass, Victorian art glass and the stained glass work of Louis Comfort Tiffany.
Neo-classical rocking chair, carved and gilded,
Europe, 19th century
Cleopatra, marble, Raffaelo Romanello, Italy, late 19th century
Grande escritoire made for Louis Bonaparte,
King of Holland, cabinet maker unknown,
Dutch in the French tradition, 1806-1810
Columbia, glass piston machine, blown and
drawn glass, Robert Howell, U.S.A., 1892
Brilliant period cut glass, U.S.A.,
late 19th century
Curio cabinet, Art Nouveau style,
Mechanics Furniture Co., U.S.A., circa 1900
CHILDREN 12-18: $2.00
CHILDREN UNDER 12 (with adult): Free
9:00 a.m. â€“ 5:00 p.m., daily
Last Admission: 4:00 p.m.
(closed Christmas Day)
The Lightner Museum is located in historic downtown St. Augustine, Florida. It is 20 minutes from I-95, one hour from Jacksonville and Daytona Beach, and two hours from Disney World, Epcot Center and Cape Canaveral.
Lightner Museum provides a spectacular setting for corporate and private functions. Award ceremonies, dinners and dances can be memorable evenings held in the museumâ€™s elegant environs. Unfortunately,
the museum is not available for weddings
and wedding receptions.
Events ranging in size from 50 to 400 guests can be accommodated.
Museum internal and external photos (1)
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TOUR GROUP RATES
10 or more, reservations required
The immense former indoor swimming pool
of the Alcazar Hotel provides a unique
location for a large dinner or dance.
The museumâ€™s exhibits create a distinctive backdrop
for dining and entertaining.