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St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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St. Augustine Lighthouse

In addition to the Lighthouse, a walking garden gives you a view of the St. Augustine flora. A... read more

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I dragged my family here as it was one of only a couple things I really wanted to do while on this... read more

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A visit to the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is more than you might expect! Climb 219 steps for a breathtaking view of both St. Aug and the beaches. Or go below to discover a 1782 British shipwreck. Take guided tours, free with...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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100 Red Cox Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32080-5443
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Reviewed today via mobile

In addition to the Lighthouse, a walking garden gives you a view of the St. Augustine flora. A beautiful afternoon visit. A fabulous history lesson for everyone.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I dragged my family here as it was one of only a couple things I really wanted to do while on this trip. They all enjoyed it. Kids got bored toward the end but they still found parts of the museum interesting. There is so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian C
JanetteAF, Exec Director at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Reviewer, Your review made me smile. We are so glad you came to visit and I'm glad that the kids enjoyed parts of the museum. We hope you come back. Your visit helped our non -profit save history. Cordially,. Kathy A. Fleming Executive Director

Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time visiting different sites but we definitely enjoyed the lighthouse and museum. A definite must !

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ivonne S
JanetteAF, Exec Director at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks so much for your visit. You helped keep the light shining at our non-profit, literally! Please come back and see us.

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great lighthouse to tour and walk up. Especially if you like lighthouses. I love the history of them. This one is really cool

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shelly K
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took one of the free behind the scenes tours with a fabulous researcher who shared a lot about how they search for, dive for, collect, and clean submerged artifacts. That made walking through the other buildings more interesting because we understood more of what...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the highest place for miles. There are great views of the surrounding area. This is worth the trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful lighthouse with incredible views of St Augustine and beach. There was a history lesson tour about the lighthouse included in admission right as I arrived that was very interesting! Highly recommend this landmark a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nutmeg311
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the grounds and the history story that was told. We did not climb all the way to the top since we are older and not fans of open stair cases.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank warnerarthur48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a entrance fee for adults and children over the height of 44” I believe. There is a height requirement to walk up the lighthouse. It is about 219 steps up. It’s narrow going up, basically one way up or down. It is beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BlessingsWisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived near sunset, climbed the 219 steps to the top and got spectacular views. Very interesting history. This is a working lighthouse, so it was great to be there when the light came on. Not that hard to go to the top. Wife and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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LCannon84
August 7, 2018|
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Response from JanetteAF | Property representative |
Dear Lighthouse Fan, Great Question. School has just started so you are in luck, the crowds before School starts are always the most heavy. We are open in the summer from 9 am until 7 pm, and after Labor Day we'll be open... More
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Lori C
June 19, 2018|
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I think it was about 20. The sunset was awesome and then the moon came up.
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May 2, 2018|
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Response from JanetteAF | Property representative |
I just saw this, and apologize for not seeing it sooner. Active Military are free. Retired receive a 10% discount. Show your card. We love serving our military families. We also do retirement and reenlistment ceremonies at... More
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