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St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

100 Red Cox Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32080-5443
+1 904-829-0745
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We had an archeologist as our tour guide. She told us about the lighthouse, and a WHOLE bunch more... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2016
via mobile

Ok and reasonably priced gift shop. Interesting displays. Rainy day, so visibility limited. Free... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2016
via mobile
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100 Red Cox Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32080-5443
+1 904-829-0745
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Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

We had an archeologist as our tour guide. She told us about the lighthouse, and a WHOLE bunch more. She was excellent, and we spent over an hour with her. The climb is well worth it, and the view is amazing, in this flat state!...More

Thank TimNewton1956
Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Ok and reasonably priced gift shop. Interesting displays. Rainy day, so visibility limited. Free parking. Friendly staffMore

Thank JanskiNJ
JanetteAF, Executive Directo at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, We are glad you had a good time. Our guided tours offered on the hour are great for rainy or foggy days, when the climb is still beautiful but not as sweeping. We hope you'll come back again some sunny day! Cordially, Kathy...More

Reviewed January 16, 2016

We were able to take the tour and learned about the expeditions to salvage artifacts from shipwrecks. It was fascinating to watch the volunteer ship builders.

Thank pgmovie
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

I love lighthouses so I was happy to visit this one. It is nice that you can actually climb to the top of this one. The view is great from the top. I recommend visiting this lighthouse if you are in St Augustine Florida.

Thank pegm103
Reviewed January 14, 2016

I have wanted to visit the lighthouse for years. It's exhausting climbing the 219 steps to get to the top but worthwhile. There are several platforms where you can stop and rest (catch your breath). The light/glass lens on top was rotating, and the view...More

Thank rlc336
Reviewed January 13, 2016

The lighthouse was the star, and deservedly so. Breathtaking climb (literally) and very nice view. I was surprised how interesting the lighthouse keeper's house was, and the reenacted craftsman area looked interesting, although it was not staffed while we were there. I even liked the...More

Thank gotkidswilltravel
Reviewed January 13, 2016

It was a good place, enjoyed the light house, very long walk to the top but well worth it, a great view, the light house keepers house wasn't all that but over all I recommend you see it when your in the area.

Thank bronston195
Reviewed January 13, 2016

I feel the price is a little high for seeing the light house and because of our health could not climb up it. Did get a couple of good pictures standing outside of it. Do not go on a froggy day as the day before...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed January 13, 2016

A tour of lighthouse, keeper's house, and other exhibits. Interesting and educational (some lectures almost too in depth) Nice area and well kept - great gift shop. Little overpriced - over $50 for 4 adults to take tour.

Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

The lighthouse and keepers house have been restored and work as they originally did. Excellent work and plenty of well trained staff to explain and answer questions. They also have a boatbuilding section.

Thank Franklin H
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Lanette R
Are dogs allowed on the trails and grounds?
April 1, 2017|
Response from JanetteAF | Property representative |
Hi, I just saw your question. We allow dogs on site if they are on a leash. Dogs can go everywhere on the property except in the historic buildings. Please enter through the visitors center, which is the red roofed building... More
Do I have to pay admission if I just want to look at the lighthouse from the outside?
December 21, 2016|
Response from JanetteAF | Property representative |
Hi, You can view the Lighthouse from the front lawn and there are excellent picture taking opportunities from the pier across the street in Red Cox Park. That's free. The Visitors Center is also free, which includes the... More
Aden C
Hello everyone, On the website it doesn't list a cost. Is there a few to get in?
November 13, 2016|
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Response from JanetteAF | Property representative |
Dear Customer. If you buy your tickets in advance on line you can save 15%. Use the Coupon Code LH15.There are also 10% discount maps and coupons all over the City. Look for tourist magazines. Site admission is 12.95... More