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When was the Lightner Museum built?

Last Updated: 2nd June, 2020

museum opened 1948

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Also question is, who owns the Lightner Museum?

The Lightner Museum is housed in the former Alcazar Hotel, built in 1888 by Henry Morrison Flagler. Home to one of the premier collections of fine and decorative 19th-century and early 20th-century art in the country.

One may also ask, who was Otto Lightner? Otto Lightner (1887-1950) known as “America's King of Hobbies” was a self-made, wealthy newspaper editor and publisher. He was the owner and publisher of Hobbies, an antiques and collectibles magazine during the Great Depression and advocated collecting.

Consequently, is the Lightner Museum free?

Lightner Museum members receive free admission to over 1,000 other institutions in North America. National Building Museum in Washington D.C.

How long is the Flagler College tour?

Historic Tours of Flagler College offer visitors a chance to step back in time to the Gilded Age and experience a true turn-of-the-century grand hotel. Tours last about one hour and depart daily from the main lobby (Rotunda) of Flagler College located at 74 King St.

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Is there parking at the Lightner Museum?

There is a city owned metered parking lot located directly behind the museum. All metered parking spaces are free after 5 p.m. during the week, on Sundays, and on holidays. Please note, the museum does not have its own parking lot.

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What can you do for free in St Augustine?

12 FREE Things to Do in St. Augustine, Florida
  • More than 42 miles of beaches.
  • Sip Free Wine at San Sebastian Winery.
  • Explore St.
  • Visit the Peña-Peck House Museum.
  • Learn about History at the Father Miguel O'Reilly House Museum.
  • Feel Like a Conquistador at Fort Matanzas National Monument.
  • Cathedral Basilica St.
  • Art for all.