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Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Absolutely wonderful

My favorite place on this trip. We climbed all the way to the top and the view of the planes in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CyndiG42
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Oxford, Mississippi
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Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum is a great way to spend the day in Pensacola

Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum is a great way to spend time in Pensacola, awesome view from the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stclair1958
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Collinsville, Mississippi
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The Best View in Town! Climb 177 steps up the historic Pensacola Lighthouse for one of the most beautiful views on the Gulf Coast. Built in 1859, the lighthouse is located on board NAS Pensacola. The tower offers stunning views of Pensacola Bay, the...more
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2081 Radford Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32508-5403
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We had high hopes have never been in a lighthouse before but they weren't met. Just look through the small house at base, climb 176 steps and you're done.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mindy D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My favorite place on this trip. We climbed all the way to the top and the view of the planes in flight and landing and ocean and the feel of the breeze just make it a perfect experience. Stairs are a bit winding (like a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank CyndiG42
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum is a great way to spend time in Pensacola, awesome view from the top, a jewel of history that you will have to see in Pensacola, great location across the street from the Naval Aviation Museum, don’t miss it

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Stclair1958
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were able to visit the lighthouse after 40 years and it is still an amazing view. Worth the climb. Property has been well maintained.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank boznash
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This lighthouse is billed as the tallest on the Gulf and the view is spectacular. It is on a naval base where you will need identification to enter. The lighthouse fee is very modest. Avoid the problem my wife had and wear comfortable, secure footwear....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife likes light houses and we had to stop. Very well kept and is worth the time and money to visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 69101-0000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought tickets to view the Blue Angels practice, while atop the catwalk of the lighthouse. They were in the air for about 45 min or so. It was so awesome! The volunteer lady at the top was so great, answering questions about the area...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Walby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a really neat place. It is on the Navy base so you have to show your ID at the gate before they let you pass. We were kind of disappointed because our youngest was half a inch to short. Children must be 44”...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank thetopfs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did not go in as we were headed to the aviation museum, but the grounds were well kept and the lighthouse looked amazing.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank scoobysmom2003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stop of the day and we are glad. It is a climb to the top (177 steps up). If we would have wait for later in the day it might have been rough. The view from the top is worth the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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623bcw
December 29, 2017|
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Response from Travel242424 | Reviewed this property |
Just a drivers license go to west gate to get a pass for all three sites on the base naval museum/light house/fort
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epayne0003
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Jo C | Property representative |
Unfortunately children cannot be carried up; it's a Coast Guard regulation and a safety issue. Like you stated, what most guests do is take turns climbing; one or more in your party stays with the child/children while the... More
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890jenniey
January 25, 2017|
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Response from Jo C | Property representative |
The Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum is all self-guided so you can visit at your own pace. We look forward to your visit!
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