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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The grounds are beautiful!! There were some history displays and information I had no idea about... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cincinnati, Ohio
GASP! This lighthouse is breathtaking

All I can say is wow. We heard there was going to be a space launch so we watched it from the Ponce... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Walla Walla, Washington
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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...more
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4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7301
+1 386-761-1821
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The grounds are beautiful!! There were some history displays and information I had no idea about. Really enjoyed the afternoon there.

Thank CKnolle
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

All I can say is wow. We heard there was going to be a space launch so we watched it from the Ponce de Leon inlet lighthouse. You could hear the rumble from the launch and see the shuttle take off with a view. The...More

Thank stephaniemhicks
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I don't like heights but I made myself climb to the top and walk around. It is so fantastic this is open for us to climb. The whole 'park' is so lovingly restored and so worth visiting. A must do if you are visiting Daytona...More

Thank shonas804
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful lighthouse and grounds. Lots of tremendously interesting history. The view from the top is amazing.

Thank flypet73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderfull place in history. The grounds as well as buildings and desplays are kept in great shape. This is a great place to learn about the internal workings of lighthouses through their history, the dedicated lighthouse keepers and their families. I've vivited numerious lighthouses on...More

Thank metflorita
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here and it was gorgeous! We didn't climb to the top because we were to tired to but the structure is still beautiful and breathtaking! Definitely recommend visiting!

Thank Alexis N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lighthouse is in great shape as are the buildings on the well kept grounds. There are several very informative and well done displays in the buildings including one of the best examples of various lighthouse lights that I have seen. So why 1 star? Because...More

Thank Eric72000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice well kept lighthouse and surrounding buildings. Very informative historical site. Nice gift shop too.

Thank Aleutis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try to go on a day that isn't too hot! Once you get to the top the views are amazing! Definitely worth the climb

Thank Darlene C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is amazing. Such history with people who are knowledgeable. It's still operational, and to be able to climb the 232 steps is amazing. Such a great view from the top

Thank jaybird6952
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Rickie D
November 1, 2018|
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Response from solofishergal | Reviewed this property |
203 steps
February 22, 2018|
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Response from Mbennett1969 | Property representative |
Benal58, No there is not although we do have an wheel chair lift in our lens exhibit building that will take you up to the second floor observation platform where a mural of the south facing view from the top of the... More
February 28, 2017|
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Response from PonceLighthouse | Property representative |
Yes, no extra charges either. Upper and lower lots with room for every type of vehicle from motorcycles to buses.