SAINT AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA

Gilded Age Dinner

  GILDED AGE DINNER TICKETS Join us at the Lightner Museum for an evening of Gilded elegance and sophisticated sipping with food historian and James Beard Award-nominated author Ms. Francine Segan, along with guest chef Chase Pritchard and Sommelier Mr. Anthony Porcellini. Here is a look at the hefty resumes of our special guests for […]

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Give Back

The Lightner Museum offers a unique way for you to not only give back, but get involved in the community through adopting an artifact at the Lightner. Meet Mercury, a magnificent but broken bronze statue. Our Winged Mercury, made circa 1890 has been stored away for over four decades due to the base (depicting Father […]

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Specialty Tours

 Upstairs/Downstairs at the Alcazar Tours Explore areas of the museum typically closed to the public for this personal and in-depth experience. This tour lasts approximately one hour and is in addition to the Dressing Downton™ exhibition. Ticket cost is $45 per person. This tour is limited to 10 people per tour. Reservations must be made […]

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IMLS Awards Lightner Museum $25,000 Grant to Improve Collection Storage

The Lightner Museum is the recent recipient of a $25,000 grant awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to improve its fourth floor collection storage space. IMLS is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. The Lightner Museum is 1 of 132 projects chosen to […]

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Summer Mixology Series

August 31, 2017 VODKA Tickets This program seeks to highlight the social trends of the Gilded Era, one of the more popular and iconic changes being the development of the cocktail. Guests will be able to sample specially-crafted cocktails featuring Manifest Distilling products, enjoy food-pairings as well as learn a little about the dynamic changes that […]

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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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“Lightner After Hours” May Edition

Kick off the Weekend in Style at “Lightner After Hours” When Thursday May 25, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where Lightner Museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery Join the Lightner Museum at May’s Lightner After Hours event for an evening of enlightening conversation, exceptional music, and exquisite cuisine in Lightner Museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery.   Blue Muse Blue […]

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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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Curator’s Tour – March 1, 2017, 10 a.m.

Light Up with the Lightner Lightner Museum Curator Barry Myers conducts monthly tours featuring unique and special treasures of the Museum. The tours are the first Wednesday of each month at 10am and offer guests an intimate encounter with a select few of the Lightner’s eclectic relics. Inhale knowledge at March’s Curator’s Tour which will […]

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