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“WOW” 5 of 5 stars
Review of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum
100 Red Cox Rd, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-829-0745
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Change your view of history at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum. Enjoy the most breathtaking view in Northeast Florida from the top of our 165 ft. Tall lighthouse tower, built between 1871 and 1874. Visit the historic Victorian-era keepers' house to experience what life was like for the lighthouse keepers and their families. Kids will love exploring the shipyard playground and shaded maritime hammock nature trails. Discover the stories of ancient shipwrecks with our underwater archaeology team on a special guided tour. Or, if you're brave enough, try a Dark of the Moon paranormal tour of the lighthouse after hours! Snacks are available in the keepers' cafe and you can't leave without grabbing a souvenir in our gift shop. For discounts on tours and purchases, ask about our museum memberships!
Auburndale, Florida
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“WOW”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

what a hike, and we did all the way to the top of the light house.
this was a fun adventure for us. the view was amazoing and the staff very friendly as well. We hopped on the free bus shuttle to get out there, although this part was a little time comsuming , it was still worth it .

Visited March 2013
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“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

We had a great time and a great value for family. Climbing a light house was awesome and my 2 young kids enjoyed it as well
Staff was extremely pleasant

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“Wow! Get the Behind The Scenes Tour With Lenny!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

We were at the St. Augustine Lighthouse for a tour of it and decided to do a behind the scenes tour for about $5-6 extra. It was worth that and more! Our guide, Lenny, was just wonderful. You just knew that he enjoyed explaining the background, stories, and all the information that this great non-profit organization can tell you. They have folks that are on staff restoring archealogical finds and preserving this sight for all to enjoy. Your visit helps to support this still working Florida land mark.

DO try to climb the lighthouse if you can! I had no problems with the climb and the view was spectacular! My legs did ache a bit the next day though, so wear comfortable shoes! We are so glad we went to the lighthouse. Don's miss it when you go to St. Augustine.

Visited February 2013
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

If you love lighthouses and learning about them visit this lighthouse! Walk the steps to the top, views fabulous!!!

Visited January 2013
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Dayton, Minnesota
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“Spectacular Lighthouse ...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This tour transports you back in time to not only the lighthouse but the living quarters and life of the lighthouse families...very well maintained - they also hold special events - check the website! it is amazing!

Visited February 2013
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