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Museums & Art Galleries

Tap into the creative culture and history of Florida’s Historic Coast at inspiring museums and art galleries.

The Lightner Museum

The Lightner Museum has developed a reputation for being Florida’s Smithsonian. Extensive collections of Tiffany glass and natural history and science exhibits along with antiques adorn this former hotel. Built by Henry Flagler in 1888, the Victorian-age structure is a museum piece in itself.

St. Augustine’s Local Art Galleries

St. Augustine is home to dozens of galleries representing hundreds of talented artists. You can find a map of gallery locations here, including many galleries that are walkable within the historic downtown districts.

First Friday Art Walks

Experience St. Augustine’s local galleries during First Friday Art Walks. This free monthly community event takes place from 5-9 p.m. Gallery owners will open their doors and invite visitors to enjoy food, drinks, and inspired conversation about the featured work.

Add these St. Augustine museums to your bucket list!

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Historic District

Colonial Quarter Step back in time at the Colonial Quarter, over two acres of St. Augustine history, entertainment,...

Historic District

Lightner Museum Lightner Museum is housed in the former Alcazar Hotel built in 1888 by Henry Flagler. Today it is...

Historic District

Old Jail Museum Built in 1891, the Old Jail was designed to look like a fine hotel (it has a front porch, and it's...

Historic District

The Oldest House The St. Augustine Historical Society is committed to the preservation and interpretation of...

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