Lightner Museum

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Home to one of the best collections of fine and decorative 19th century art in the country.

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Lightner Museum is housed in the former Alcazar Hotel built in 1888 by Henry Flagler. 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.

Antique mechanical music demonstrations are offered at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily.

Open daily 9am - 5pm (last admission at 4:30pm). Closed Christmas Day. The cafe is open daily, 11:30am - 3pm.

St. Johns County residents and Flagler students will be free every Sunday with a valid I.D.