Dressing Downton

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Dressing Downton, Changing Fashion for Changing Times™ is an exquisite exhibition of 36 costumes and accessories paired to perfection in engaging vignettes, immersed amongst Otto Lightner’s collection of turn of the century fine art and furniture.

 The Dressing Downton™ exhibition runs from October 4, 2017 - February 4, 2018.

Museum hours:  7 days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets may be printed at home, viewed on a mobile device, or available at Will Call upon arrival to the museum.

Entrance to the museum and the Dressing Downton™ exhibition are included in ticket cost.  

Guests may enter the museum at any time on the date printed on their ticket.  

Guests may enter the Dressing Downton™ exhibition, located on the Grand Ballroom Gallery level (3R) anytime within the hour printed on their ticket.

Audio tours are available for $8 at the front desk of the museum.

Please enter the front lobby of the Lightner Museum located inside the building's grand courtyard on the south side.

Wheelchairs are available on a first come, first serve basis.  The museum is handicap accessible.

Public, metered parking is available on the streets on the west and east side of the building.  There is a metered parking lot located in the back of the building.  Parking is free after 5 p.m., on Sundays and on holidays.

 How can I plan a perfect day at Lightner Museum? 

The perfect schedule for a day at the museum would look something like this:

11am - Tour the rest of the museum, visit our gift shops and enjoy lunch at Cafe Alcazar 

12pm - Tour the Dressing Downton exhibition

1pm - More time for gift shops/museum or enjoy an afternoon tea at Cafe Alcazar


Timed ticketing: Entrance into the exhibition is granted within a 1-hour window, beginning at the time printed on your ticket. When adding tickets to your shopping cart on the right, you will be prompted to select your desired entrance window. If you do not arrive during your scheduled entrance window, we will make every effort to accommodate you during the next time slot with availability. Once admitted to the exhibition there is no time limit, however, patrons will be asked to leave one hour after the last admission time.

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Lightner Museum 75 King Street
St Augustine, FL 32084
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