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The Lightner Museum

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Address: 75 King St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4386
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+1 904-824-2874
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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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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A somewhat strange must see for all ages

This museum was probably my favorite "fun" attraction that I experienced while in the city - there's tons of fun stuff to gander at, as opposed to some museums that just have... read more

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This museum was probably my favorite "fun" attraction that I experienced while in the city - there's tons of fun stuff to gander at, as opposed to some museums that just have paintings or traditional artifacts - there was a wide array of collections ranging from dolls and clothes to a real life mummy to a large stuffed lion. You... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

5 star and un guided tour. it is a bit like the Mosser in Orange park but with friendly staff and you can take all the pics you want.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed walking through the displays of Victorian glassware, furniture, paintings and assorted odd collections . The docents were friendly and knowledgeable . A great way to spend and hour or so immersed in a different era. The architecture of the building was amazing, also.

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Sebastian, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

many different collections that are historical and different. Tiffany lamps to old doll houses. even a view and old photos of when this building had a glamorous indoor swimming pool in the roaring 20's era and you can look down from the balcony to see where it was! take time to explore this building and go back in time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The building alone is worth seeing. On top of that it a most interesting, eclectic gathering of various collectibles from around the world. My first look at a Florida bearded turkey. Tiffany firefly lamp, and a toaster collection. Accessible and well lit, airy facility. Especially nice on a hot day. There are a couple of casual eateries, although we found... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed our guide through the music. She was enlightening, funny, and smart. Definitely recommend going to this museum. My husband and I enjoyed it, and I looked around thinking the teenagers in the room would be bored, and they were all thoroughly engaged and enthralled.

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

You definitely need to visit the lightner museum if you ever visit St Augustine, the museum is about 3 floors, it has different floors and areas and rooms, full of different things from mostly history (not the boring kind but the one that makes you jaw drop), it was worth the visit, the time and money. Good for any age... More 

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

This place was so cool... so much amazing art and antiques... and lots of other stuff. I can't even explain what all this museum encompasses... everything. The most interesting part to me was the building itself. You have to see it to get what I mean... almost overwhelming, but totally worth the small entrance fee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was a great day to visit since it was nasty raining and cold outside. The Museum was wonderful and the Lightner Cafe was wonderful, soup and sandwich was wonderful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made it in time to catch the musical instrument presentation at noon, and it was awesome. Seeing antique music boxes and what could be called the first "CD" changer, that still played was impressive. You can tell the staff there truly enjoy what they do. Toni, who was showing these instruments, was very informative and made the presentation interesting. The... More 

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