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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

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Address: 4931 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
Phone Number: +1 386-761-1821
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Description: Walk inside the white picket fence and step back in time. Maintained and...
Walk inside the white picket fence and step back in time. Maintained and operated by the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association, this beautiful facility represents one of the best preserved and most authentic historic light stations in the nation today. Visitors will agree that the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum offers a treasure-trove of sights, sounds, and experiences for young and old alike.
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entrance fee is reasonable...climbing to the top is not for the faint-hearted or those who are claustrophobic...small museum to look at as well...view from the top is great

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

entrance fee is reasonable...climbing to the top is not for the faint-hearted or those who are claustrophobic...small museum to look at as well...view from the top is great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This place was great! Not just do you get to walk up to the top of the lighthouse, but you get to walk and tour some of the light keepers homes and see how they lived. You got to hear all this great information about it being called mosquito inlet then changed to Ponce de Leon. The walk up the... More 

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Silverton, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

enjoyed the various sights around the light house as well as climbing the stairs to get to the top. Also in this area emjpyed a catameanr sail boat sunset sail in th bay, ocean & river waterway. Saw some great houses and a lot of private boats

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Dundee, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Seeing the lighthouse is awesome, walking to the top and the view is cool, paying just to walk around, ehhh... The kids like to see it, but it's one of those things that once you've walked around once, it goes on the been there done that list. Certainly is pretty though!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The restoration work to the lighthouse and several support buildings including the light keeper's house has been impeccably well done. The tour of the grounds was extremely informative on the operation of the lighthouse as well as the history of the area and times the lighthouse was in operation. All of the out buildings were air conditioned which was a... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This area is very well maintained and what a beautiful lighthouse. The kids enjoyed this afternoon. I couldn't help picking up a few things in the gift shop too. Must see for the afternoon while visiting the Daytona area.

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Jackson, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This was our second visit to the lighthouse. Great learning experience for our granddaughter. Gift shop staff very knowledgeable and friendly.

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New Smyrna Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We have been to this Lighthouse several times. By water taxi, and by car. You can learn about the history of the Light Keepers of the past, and also about the building of this lighthouse. A must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The lighthouse and grounds are absolutely stunning! I highly recommend going if you're in the area! Day well spent!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A must see for those who love Lighthouses and history! The tallest in Florida with alit of history! Great for families or couples....the grounds are beautiful... Go early if you plan to walk up the lighthouse to avoid the summer heat! Fantastic value $5.00 and the gift shop is roomy with unique finds!

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