Archive for July, 2018

Broken Lightner, Part 2

  When the Alcazar Hotel opened in 1888, it became a more distinguished hotel than expected. “The Alcazar Hotel is every bit as great as the Ponce De Leon.” -Henry Morrison Flagler The Casino quickly became the most popular hotel complex in the area for people to gather in, and it was so trendy that…


Mercury has found his WINGS!

    The Lightner Museum Adopt an Artifact program allows donations to be made to the museum that go towards the restoration of a specific item in the collection. The Lightner is proud to announce that Winged Mercury has recently been adopted, and will be restored this year! The museum is so grateful to have…


Promenade the Alcazar Exhibition

    See artists’ works from St. Augustine and around Florida who participated in the museum’s “Promenade the Alcazar” art contest. The exhibition will be on view July 25th through July 30th, 2018. Free to the public! Use the Café’ Alcazar doors on either Granada Street or Cordova Street from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.…