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The Lightner Museum

75 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4386
+1 904-824-2874
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Chicago publisher Otto C. Lightner opened this museum which features items of Victoriana, as well as a stained glass room by Louis Comfort Tiffany.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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75 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4386
+1 904-824-2874
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was originally not super excited to visit this museum. That changed very quickly once inside. There are so many fun and interesting see here. Everything from old jewelry and clothing, to Winston churchills lion and a shrunken head and a mummy. It's well worth...More

1  Thank Katie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a weird collection of stuff I think bought from distressed estates during the Depression, plus other things donated since then. I don't think there's anything particularly amazing but there's something to enjoy for everyone I would say. There's a collection of mechanical musical...More

1  Thank 800MeganG800
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the historical building as much as the collection on display. Nice place to explore and cool off.

Thank Sjp329
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please don't miss seeing this Museum and all it's history. Built by railroad magnet, Henry Flagler. It is celebrating 60 years.

1  Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family visited the Lightener Museum after seeing a Groupon while camping at Anastasia State Park. My son is 8 years old and immensely enjoyed the scavenger hunt pamphlet the staff gave us to use on the tour. The museum houses an Egyptian pharaoh and...More

1  Thank Ellie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No visit to Saint Augustine is complete without a trip to the Lightner museum. My kids thoroughly enjoy it.

1  Thank nursebrandy2002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a lot to offer and you can spend a couple of hours from floor to floor admiring musical instruments, glass, clothing, furniture, art, and even walk into an old russian bath that can mesmerize you. We thought they had military discount but...More

Thank Viajera048
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always take my guests here. There is such a variety of items on display, everyone finds something of interest. Had a good lunch in the cafe, and the gardens are lovely too. The gift shop has a nice selection of books and jewelry, though...More

Thank Roxana A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Augustine is awash in tourists which gives it a flavor that can overshadow the long and deep historic significance of this beautiful city. The Lightner Museum is centrally located in downtown in a building that was once a hotel for wealthy patrons around the...More

Thank Flubba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The collections of St Augustine Authentic rooms, paintings, furniture, crystals,history,clothes, toys, everything from A-Z in this Beautiful building.There are numerous floors , each with a vast collection of Amazing, breathtaking history. Must see

Thank Joaniebigham
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Katie M
May 1, 2017|
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Response from Kjfivefour26 | Reviewed this property |
Good afternoon! If you attend the music box presentation, it is approximately 45 minutes. You could easily spend 3 hours there looking at all the collections and seeing the music boxes. We did the 11am music box... More
September 5, 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Doubt it there are tons of antiques and easily breakable items all around.
Kristina S
July 14, 2016|
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Response from travelin_man576 | Reviewed this property |
My kids loved it! I have three girls 9, 11 and 14. They all thought it was pretty cool. It's really an eclectic collection. I think much younger than 9, might not be into it though.