Important information regarding Stop #20 closure and Ghosts & Gravestones boarding location:

Our Welcome Center, Stop 20, is temporarily closed. The St. Augustine Ghosts & Gravestones boarding location has changed temporarily to the Old Town Trolley Welcome Center at 1305 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd. These changes will remain until the construction of our new Welcome Center at 27 San Marco is complete (Spring 2019).
Due to a private event on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, the last tour for the Old Jail and the St. Augustine History Museum will be at 3:00 p.m.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
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Lightner Museum Announces Dressing Downton™ Exhibition

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Lightner Museum Dressing Downton Abbey

From October 4, 2017 to January 7, 2018,

The Lightner Museum will present an exquisite collection of 36 original costume pieces seen on the award-winning television series Downton Abbey®. On its final stop of a highly successful tour which began at the Biltmore Estate in February 2015, Dressing Downton: Changing Fashions for Changing Times™ will be presented in the museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery.

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Comprised of original and historically inspired costumes reflecting the magnificence of the Gilded Age, the exhibition will be perfectly at home among Otto Lightner’s original collection of fine and decorative arts and antiquities from the same time period.

Special lectures and events will contribute to the Dressing Downton™ exhibition experience. Celebrity guests, such as Jessica Fellowes, author and niece of the creator of Downton Abbey®, Julian Fellowes, as well as Francine Sagan, a television personality, author and food historian, will be making an appearance for these. Café Alcazar, located in the Historic Pool area of the Lightner Museum, will be hosting High Tea daily during the Dressing Downton™ exhibition.

New and exclusive behind the scenes tours, Upstairs/Downstairs at the Alcazar will highlight many parallels between the time period and lives of the characters of the popular television series Downton Abbey® and the guests and staff of the Alcazar Hotel during the Gilded Age in St. Augustine.

For information and to purchase tickets for the exhibition, lectures, events, High Tea, and specialty tours, call (904)824-2874 or visit www.lightnermuseum.org/dressing-downton.

Exhibition produced by Exhibits Development Group in cooperation with Cosprop Ltd., London. Downton™and Downton Abbey®. ©2016 Carnival Film & Television Limited. A Carnival Films/Masterpiece Co-Production. Carnival logo ©2005 Carnival Film & Television Limited. Masterpiece is a trademark of the WGBGH Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

 

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