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Undressing Downton

The elaborate process of dismantling a blockbuster exhibition.  Work for the Lightner Museum staff was far from over when the Dressing Downton™ exhibition closed its ballroom doors on February 4, 2018. Dressing Downton™ costume curator Nancy Lawson flew in from New York City for the project of dismantling the 36 costumes from the hit PBS…

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“Lightner After Hours” April 26, 2018

Sip and Explore the First Floor! When Thursday April 26, 2018, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Where Lightner Museum’s 1st Floor Come excited to explore the first floor with a new twist to our monthly Lightner After Hours program on April 26, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This month’s social hour will be…

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Curator’s Tour – May 2, 2018

Retail Therapy in the 19th Century Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers conducts tours featuring unique and special treasures of the Museum. May’s tour will be held on the 2nd at 10 a.m. and offer guests an intimate encounter with a select few of the Lightner’s eclectic relics.   Shopping was alive and robust during the…

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants

  THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. A Demonstration of Floral Arranging and “Tablescaping” Reminiscent of the English Country Manor. Sunday, July 23rd, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Lightner Museum’s East Room. Join us for an illuminating presentation on floral arranging created by Garden Club of St. Augustine members, Cathy Snyder and Marilyn Smith.…

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The Art of Taking Tea

A Dinner Time Tea and Talk Hosted by the Lightner Museum TICKETS   The Lightner Museum will be hosting an evening of education and entertainment for participants to learn about the development and social customs of  “taking tea” – whether Afternoon, High, or a working class dinner tea– while also enjoying period-correct food and service. When:  Wednesday June 14th, 2017…

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Visit Highclere Castle and Treasures of England Tour

The Lightner Museum will be visiting England and its treasures including Highclere Castle, otherwise known as Downton Abbey®, from the popular PBS television series. England’s Treasures is a 13-day trip and includes airfare, transfers, 16 meals and a donation to the Lightner Museum.  The tour departs August 13, 2017, and is $5,399 per person for a double…

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A Fun & Flirty Interactive Workshop

Presented by the Garden Club of St. Augustine PURCHASE TICKETS This year for Valentines Day, make something special for your sweetheart at the Lightner Museum. The Garden Club of St. Augustine will host a fun and flirty, interactive floral arranging seminar followed by desserts. When:  Sunday, February 12, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Where:  Lightner…

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Dancing Hammers Concert Experience

Robert Burns and Victoria Van Arnam combine their passions for hammered dulcimers, eclectic music and education into a dynamic concert experience.   When:  Thursday August 11, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Where:  Lightner Museum Historic Pool Area, 75 King Street, Saint Augustine, Florida This concert is free and open to the public. Dancing…

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Cruise Presentation

                March 24, 2016, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: The public is invited to learn about an exciting opportunity during a presentation hosted by Bartimus Travel Group on Tuesday March 15th at the Lightner Museum. The Lightner Museum will be setting sail on Holland America’s ms Koningsdam’s maiden…

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Preserving the Past to Inspire the Future

We were recently featured in an article, The Mission of the Lightner Museum: Preserving the Past to Inspire the Future. If you’re interested in Florida Homes for Sale, check out what they have to offer for St. Augustine, FL Homes for Sale.    

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