Explore St. Augustine
Type: History Museums, Museums, Sightseeing
The Alcazar, once one of the finest hotels in America built by railroad tycoon Henry Flagler during the late 1800s, is now home to a fascinating museum dedicated to preserving Victorian treasures.... Read More
The Alcazar, once one of the finest hotels in America built by railroad tycoon Henry Flagler during the late 1800s, is now home to a fascinating museum dedicated to preserving Victorian treasures. Furniture, Tiffany glassware and other objects from everyday life of the wealthy during the Gilded Age are creatively displayed in this gorgeous building. Some highlights include the curio room on the first floor with cabinets filled with oddities such as fossils and old bones, a huge collection of Tiffany lamps and glass works and fine paintings in ornate frames and sculptures are around every corner. You can also visit an area that was a part of the hotel's spa, with its interesting plumbing and elegant benches for lounging.
Hours:Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.
- Museum Adult $8; Child (12-18) $2; Child (0-11) Free
- Best Attractions & Activities: "Stay for lunch at Café Alcazar, located in what was once the hotel's decadent indoor swimming pool."
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The Lightner is a fun, eclectic museum filled with Victorian artifacts and the architecture of this former hotel from the Gilded Age is gorgeous.