Lightner Museum in St. Augustine

75 King St

Lightner Museum

The Lightner Museum is a beautiful historic museum located in St. Augustine, Florida. It was originally built in 1887 by Henry Flagler as the Alcazar Hotel, and was known for its luxurious amenities such as a casino, spa, and an indoor swimming pool. In 1947, the building was purchased by Otto Lightner to house his vast collection of Victorian-era art, antiques, and curiosities. Today, the Lightner Museum showcases a wide range of exhibits, including fine art, antique furniture, glassware, and more. The museum also features a unique collection of mechanical musical instruments, including player pianos and music boxes, which are played daily for visitors. With its stunning architecture and fascinating exhibits, the Lightner Museum is a must-visit attraction for tourists exploring St. Augustine.

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