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My wife and I along with our friends were visiting the beach area there and they have a Lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cwillini
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New Lenox, Illinois
Loved this place

What an amazing museum that was full of Boca Grande history. We enjoyed chatting with the... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
A1shopper
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Upstate New York
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The beautiful Port Boca Grande Lighthouse sits at the Southern most tip of Gasparilla Island and is located within Gasparilla Island State Park. The oldest building on the island was built in 1890 and saw five Lighthouse Keepers and their families...more
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880 Belcher Rd, Gasparilla Island State Park, Boca Grande, FL 33921
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I along with our friends were visiting the beach area there and they have a Lighthouse museum there. The first time we went there it was close, but the second time we went there it was open. Very interesting place to check...More

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BIPS0060, Manager at Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our historic lighthouse museum and gift shop. We hope you enjoyed your visit and come back soon!

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing museum that was full of Boca Grande history. We enjoyed chatting with the volunteers who run this museum and loved the gift shop. Great views and photo ops from the outside porch.

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BIPS0060, Manager at Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum and Gift Shop. We hope you had a wonderful time and that you visit us again soon.

Reviewed May 26, 2018

We visited this Lighthouse on the last weekend of April, because this was the yearly Lighthouse tour. We were able to go inside and climb the 40 stairs to the top and climb out a window and take in the view. The beach here is...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Fun and beautiful location. Take the time to visit. We even saw manatees near the shore. Nice break in the pool beach routine.

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BIPS0060, Manager at Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse & Museum. We hope you visit again soon!

Reviewed May 17, 2018

A fun stop and interesting history that is documented in their museum. Nice little gift shop and fun to watched the fishing boats rock and roll in a big fishing area on the point.

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BIPS0060, Manager at Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

We appreciate you visiting us at the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum & Gift Shop. We hope you enjoyed it and will visit us again soon!

Reviewed April 30, 2018

The last time we were here the beach had eroded and it was a sheer drop to the Gulf. This year is was all redone and the beach is back to it's former beauty. you can come on to the beach and walk a good...More

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BIPS0060, Manager at Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope you enjoyed your visit to the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse & Museum.

Reviewed April 17, 2018

Learned a lot about the history of the area that I would not have know. Very easy visit lists to learn.

Thank fjmccarl
BIPS0060, Manager at Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum. We hope you are able to visit with us again soon!

Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Mostly information, very few items artifacts on display. Small rooms made for difficult traffic flow. Great locationMore

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BIPS0060, Manager at Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you for visiting historic Port Boca Grande Lighthouse and Museum. As the oldest structure on Gasparilla Island, built in 1890, its rooms are small leaving little room for large collections. It was built as a Principal Keeper's dwelling not as a museum. That being...More

Reviewed April 8, 2018

Lovely architecture and fantastic views. Small museum that shows some of the local history, worth a visit

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BIPS0060, Manager at Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse & Museum. We hope you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your wonderful review!

Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

At the end of the 8 mile road is where you will learn how Gasparilla’s story began. The museum resides on the top level of a two story beach-house. No entry fee required. Although shirts and non sandy feet are a requirement. Small mementos are...More

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BIPS0060, Manager at Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you for your review - we hope you enjoyed your visit to the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum. While we do not charge admission to the museum, we do have donation boxes in place. Donations and the sales from our gift shop help our...More

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Diane R
April 15, 2017|
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There are 15 steps from ground level up to the lighthouse porch. There is an operating elevator on ground level that will also take you up to the porch. The museum and gift shop are located on porch level. I hope that... More
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