Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is May 8th!

Show the moms in your life how much you care with a gift from the Lightner Museum.
Our Museum Store is filled with fun and creative items that will make the perfect Mother’s Day gift for every type of mom.

If you don’t have time to visit the museum you can still come shop.
The Lightner Museum Store is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 7 days a week. 

Read more to learn about some of our exciting gift ideas!

Custom Tea Blends

The Lightner Museum Store carries a line of custom tea blends.
We have three varieties available, each inspired by the history of the
Hotel Alcazar and the Lightner Museum collection.

Handheld Folding Fans

Handmade in Spain from cotton and polished wood, these
beautifully designed fans are the perfect gift to help mom stay cool
through the spring and summer months.

Mother’s Day Tea Party

Give the gift of a special experience!
We are excited to be collaborating with the Cafe Alcazar
to host a Mother’s Day Tea Party in our historic swimming pool.
Enjoy a gourmet selection of tea, sandwiches, scones, and
desserts made in-house by Chef Natalie.
Tea times are at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Admission to the museum is included in your ticket.

Learn more & purchase tickets here!

Lightner Museum Candles

Crafted by local candle maker, Poured Goods,
these candles
inspired by our historic building and
collection are available in 10 different styles and scents.

Unique & Sophisticated Jewelry

This exquisite gold and glass necklace is from the
HARIO Lampwork Factory in Japan.
HARIO creates handcrafted accessories utilizing their
90 years of glass manufacturing experience and expertise. 

The Lightner Museum Store has an extensive selection of jewelry
available for all price points.

Historic & Engaging Books

Books make an excellent gift!
This is just a small selection of the books we have
Mom will love exploring the history of St. Augustine and Florida
with a book or two from the Lightner Museum Store.

Lightner Museum Membership

Membership to the Lightner Museum is the gift
that keeps on giving all year round.

We have six general membership levels to choose from.
Membership gives you full access to the Lightner Museum’s
exhibitions and programs. It also supports everything we do at
the museum, from dynamic exhibitions and engaging K-12 education
programs, to the preservation of our historic building and collections.