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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

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Address: 4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7301
Phone Number: +1 386-761-1821
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Walk inside the white picket fence and step back in time. Maintained and...

Walk inside the white picket fence and step back in time. Maintained and operated by the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association, this beautiful facility represents one of the best preserved and most authentic historic light stations in the nation today. Visitors will agree that the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum offers a treasure-trove of sights, sounds, and experiences for young and old alike.

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Beautiful Landmark

I have been here a couple of times. It is in a lovely area and is well maintained. Priced reasonable, and great for the entire family. Prepare for a lot of stairs if you walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Guilford, Connecticut
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Guilford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been here a couple of times. It is in a lovely area and is well maintained. Priced reasonable, and great for the entire family. Prepare for a lot of stairs if you walk to the top, but it is well worth it. Great views from the top of the lighthouse.

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Clermont, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The view from the top of the lighthouse is absolutely breathtaking. It is a challenge to get to the top but the climb is worth it. You can explore the museum and grounds on your own or they have guided tours. We have an annual pass because we love it so much.

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Ponce Inlet, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A short distance off A1A - beautiful facility - great gift shop - low cost to go through the museum.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did this on a whim. You don't need more than an hour or two. There are 8 "museums" but really just little houses with some history. A neat and unexpected display were some Cuban floats that have washed up on shore with the history. The lighthouse itself was 200+ stairs that narrow as you get higher. There are some... More 

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Cocoa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to go for the day. Doesn't cost a lot to get in and has a great view of the beach and inlet once you get to the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love to visit lighthouses (they have amazing views), so when we were in Daytona Beach we came to see the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Museum. This is a wonderful complex of historical buildings, so many artifacts and information. The views were indeed spectacular but my favorite part, by far, was the lens exhibit. They have a full... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable experience, reasonably priced. Nice climb to the top of the lighthouse: not for the faint of heart!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It takes about 1 hr to tour the lighthouse and grounds. It is 203 steps to the top of the lighthouse, the view at the top is worth the steps. Would recommended going in cooler months there is very little cool air flowing through the lighthouse.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its now a new hobby for me and my sister that everytime we visit a place we have to search the closest lighthouse. Since we came from St. Augustine and on our way to Orlando we've decided to drop by Daytona Beach to see the Ponce de Leon Inlet lighthouse. It was huge and pretty neat! Beside the bad weather,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice activity in a pretty area. Be prepared to sweat when you climb the lighthouse stairs! Other building have AC so are nice to view when you come back down. They have some interesting things to look at.

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