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The Lightner Museum

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Address: 75 King Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32085
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+1 904-824-2874
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Chicago publisher Otto C. Lightner opened this museum which features items...

Chicago publisher Otto C. Lightner opened this museum which features items of Victoriana, as well as a stained glass room by Louis Comfort Tiffany.

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Wonderful location to view glimpses of yesteryear!

We took the time to wander through this beautiful location and it was definitely worth it. They have collected many beautiful artifacts from earlier times. There are fascinating... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Michigan City, Indiana
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McCaysville, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the first place we stopped at when we first arrived in St. Augustine. On the outside this Museum has an elegant appearance the is very inviting. Upon arrival to the museum entrance we were told that the museum would be closing in and hour and a half to come back at another day to see the museum. It... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the time to wander through this beautiful location and it was definitely worth it. They have collected many beautiful artifacts from earlier times. There are fascinating displays of collections from local families. This is definately one place you don't want to miss in St. Augustine!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tons of interesting history here. The current college students are very privileged to go to school here. Can't believe it was built in 18 months!!

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like looking through many varied collections of hand-needlework, Tiffany lamps, beautiful hand-blown glass pitchers, ceramic figurines from Europe, period pices of fine furniture . . . this is the place for you to browse. There are three floors of interesting items to preview. There is also a gift shop with many interesting items to purchase. We were also... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Former hotel (Flagler) converted into a museum with fascinating collections and architecture. Make sure you allow enough time to see everything. Nice gift shop. Still used for functions like weddings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The lighter should be on everyone's to do list, yet it is often overlooked with all the activities in St. Augustine. If you have the chance check it out. Amazing collection in a tremendous setting.

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Eustis, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My mother loved this place. I think directions inside of the museum could be more clear, as in; where the elevator and stairs are. I think it's pretty easy to get lost in here, however I thought everything was lovely. The courtyard area was also really nice.

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Lady Lake, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very interesting museum and well worth the time - and do take your time! Be sure to get down to the demonstration of the various pianos and related instruments; excellent docent.

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LaPlace, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Full of history and beautiful items from 1500's to now. Exhibits are tastefully displayed . There are three floors with different type items on each. Weddings can be performed there also. Cannot named all the items they have but a few are- Tiffany crystal, antique instruments, artwork, vases, furniture, pins, buttons, clothing, just so much to see. Must see attraction.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All of St Augustine is fabulous. The sights and restaurants we visited were exceptional. This musuem and the building itself should be included in any visit.

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