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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

500 Captain Armours Way, Jupiter, FL 33469-3508
+1 561-747-8380
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A great place for a day outing. The admission of $10 gives you access to the lighthouse and museum... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John I
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Pretty cool to see!

We saw this on our way to something else and decided to stop! This place has a lot of history, and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Amy F
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Located in Lighthouse Park, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum offers guided climbing tours of the landmark 1860 lighthouse. The Museum (restored WWII building) exhibits Five Thousand Years on the Loxahatchee and outdoor exhibits include the Oil House & Keepers Workshop Exhibit, Tindall Pioneer Homestead, and Seminole Chickee. Enjoy shopping our nautical Museum gift shop and check online for our adult and children’s programs, sunset & moonrise tours, weddings & proposals, and special events. Waterfront venue is perfect for nature and boat watching and a picnic lunch! Hiking trail and observation tower are located on the north side of Beach Road. Beaches, restaurants, shopping, playground & watersports are located nearby. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is part of the 120-acre federally designated, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. Hours: Open Tues-Sun, (7 days a week Jan-Apr), 10 am – 5 pm, last lighthouse tour.
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“light house” (64 reviews)
“worth the climb” (26 reviews)
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500 Captain Armours Way, Jupiter, FL 33469-3508
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+1 561-747-8380
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great place for a day outing. The admission of $10 gives you access to the lighthouse and museum. Great scenery n a beautiful day , and, lots of other activities, beaches and restaurants nearby.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We saw this on our way to something else and decided to stop! This place has a lot of history, and it's very neat to learn about while walking the grounds. Walking up to the top of the lighthouse isn't for the faint of heart!...More

Thank Amy F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Learned alot, beautiful view, better be ready for a difficult climb. I am fairly fit and got winded. Lovely museum and garden

Thank Julie R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have decided to start exploring Florida lighthouses and chose this as our first one because we live between this one and Ponce Inlet. It was a perfect first one for our daughters. 34 steps to reach the lighthouse then 105 steps to the top....More

Thank Tabitha B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice grounds, very informative visitors center and museum. It was about 160 steps to the top of the tower and we found it easy as you get to stop a moment every 25 steps

Thank billalbers0
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at Jensen Beach we decided this was one place worth seeing. Large free car parking area although we did struggle to find entrance, we were approaching from the north, and having missed the sign eventually realised you enter via the park which leads to...More

Thank Scene-set
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I posted a review late last year discussing a poor tour of the lighthouse. The owners replied stating it didn't sound like this met their standards either. My wife took our visiting British friends to the lighthouse this week....... Much improved tour and the guide...More

1  Thank Don G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can do self-guided or docent tour (same price) with historic buildings and markers on the ground. The climb is steep but those choosing not to climb can rest in the shade of a huge banyan tree below. We went on a cloudy day which kept...More

Thank 1walking2
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The part of the lighthouse we could see was nice. But it’s military and you should call ahead to see when you can get a tour.

Thank funtimefamily12
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We climbed the 105 steps inside plus the 30 steps outside to beautiful unobstructed view. Donation fee for climbing with certificate afterwards.

Thank Charles A
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Judith D
January 31, 2018|
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Response from LighthouseStaff | Property representative |
105 steps are inside the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse
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Lorraine B
September 30, 2017|
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Response from LighthouseStaff | Property representative |
Children must be a minimum of 48" tall to climb the Lighthouse. Thanks for contacting us.
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Lonna S
December 30, 2016|
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Response from WeBeenThereDoneThat | Reviewed this property |
About a dozen dollars, which is a contribution to keep the lighthouse and grounds....
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