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Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum

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Address: 2081 Radford Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32508-5403
Phone Number: +1 850-393-1561
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The Best View in Town!

Climb 177 steps up the historic Pensacola Lighthouse...

The Best View in Town!

Climb 177 steps up the historic Pensacola Lighthouse & Museum for one of the most beautiful views on the Gulf Coast. Built in 1859, the lighthouse is located on board NAS Pensacola.The top of the tower offers stunning views of Pensacola Pass (where Pensacola Bay meets the Gulf of Mexico), three forts, the Pensacola skyline and the historic Navy Yard. The fully restored Keepers' Quarters, built in 1869, is home to a museum and a gift shop.

Visit this historic spot in America's First Settlement, established in 1559. Make a day of it and visit the National Naval Aviation Museum and Fort Barrancas while you're here. Our nature walk takes you to the white sands of beautiful quiet-water beach–a perfect beach for kids. Bring the family and a picnic lunch and stay a while. The Pensacola Lighthouse and museum is open 7 days/week. Special tours include Blue Angel practices, Light of the Moon and Ghost Hunts. Private tour and function times available as well.

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Beautiful Lighthouse.

This is a great Lighthouse one of the first on the cost. Great history lesson inside. Beautiful view from the top. The only down side was the upstairs was being painted and we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great Lighthouse one of the first on the cost. Great history lesson inside. Beautiful view from the top. The only down side was the upstairs was being painted and we didn't get to tour keepers bedrooms.

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pensacolalighthouse, Guest Relations Manager at Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for making the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum a part of your day! We appreciate your patience with our restoration efforts. More 

Garland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved visiting the lighthouse! There are a lot of stairs to climb (177 stairs) but it is well worth the climb because the view from the top is spectacular! There were several very informative people available on the day we visited that were able to give us more information and answer our questions. As far as I know the lighthouse... More 

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Thank you for making the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum a part of your day! More 

Adrian, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm not much on heights and did not climb to the top, but we enjoyed the lighthouse's history and beauty.

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Thank you for making the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum a part of your day! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great little museum, it's a long hike up the stairs and can be a harrowing decent! Overall a great time and it's right across the street from the Aviation Museum!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved everything about this place we recommend it to others!!!!!! We were in town visiting friends and decided to see what Pensacola has to offer I really like it .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$6 fee to enter. The light house house was set up as a small museum. Informative. 177 steps up the tower, not air-conditioned climb, but not bad heat in the tower...and it was August. Steps were numbered. View was great. Panoramic shot was good. I'd go back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small children cannot make it up the stairs to view. The museum was nice though, great staff. Not the cleanest of bathrooms either

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pensacolalighthouse, Guest Relations Manager at Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for making the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum a part of your day! We apologize for for the restrooms we will double our efforts to ensure a clean guest experience. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my last activity while in Pensacola, the lighthouse has a museum in the guards house with tons of history and great pictures but the real deal is climbing the light house it is a good workout but once you get up top OMG! Best view of the bay and the Pensacola Beach. You haveee to do this!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old, functioning lighthouse that gives you a great view of you can make the climb. The house has been made into the museum.Not real big but interesting. They only take cash or check strangely.

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pensacolalighthouse, Guest Relations Manager at Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for making the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum a part of your day! Unfortunately, our credit card machines our knocked off line from time to time due to weather. We apologize for any inconvenience. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit. The men took the stairs to the top of the lighthouse. The women found rockers on the porch and watch the activities on the water.

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