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Address: 4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7301
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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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A Large Complex

Of the many, many lighthouses we have toured, none has had as large a complex of buildings intact and functional. This light station had a primary and two assistant light keepers... read more

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Of the many, many lighthouses we have toured, none has had as large a complex of buildings intact and functional. This light station had a primary and two assistant light keepers. The first we've seen with 2 assistants. There is a building with a variety of fresnel lenses and detailed descriptions of their make and function. A large gift shop... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is fun. It's a hidden little gem in a neighborhood atmosphere. When driving there it felt like we were going the wrong way. It's a self guided walking tour that provides some great history of the Lighthouse when it was in use and history of the area. It's beautiful on the inside and a fun, exhausting walk to... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Two couples went to see the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and associated museums. The place is well done, the house that has the lens displays is quite neat. Walked the 214 steps to the top of lighthouse with great views of the area. Very nice gift shop too.

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Enon Valley, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very beautiful and interesting place to visit! Defiantly a must to stop and check out on your trip. Beautiful views from all areas at the lighthouse and the museum how interesting things to see. Good place for anyone who enjoys history

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Dorval, Canada
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Visited Lighthouse in October 2016. Nice visit, but more interesting for adults. In May 2017, went to visit Marine Museum. While it is small, kids loved this museum. Many fish to see, and turtles. While we were there, it was feeding time for the eels and stingrays. Staff help the children feed the stingrays. Also have birds. Fun for the... More 

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Well worth the half hour drive from Daytona Beach.There is ample room for parking and easy access to the lighthouse itself.

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can climb up the lighthouse and visit their 4 little museums. Nice views from the top. They have a small gift store on site.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I heard about the lighthouse I thought it was just a lighthouse. However, I was wrong. Besides the main attraction which you can see from the inside, go all the way up (over 200 steps) and enjoy the view, you are to see 3 keeper's houses plus storage huts. You can also see the lighthouse lamps from past centuries.... More 

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This lighthouse is a little scary once you get to the top. It didn't seem windy on the ground, but get 175' up and it's a different story! It felt like you could fly away like a kite. This is the tallest lighthouse in Florida and the third tallest in the USA. Great views of the ocean! Must-see!

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This 175 foot lighthouse tower was completed in 1887 and has been restored beautifully. The grounds and museum include three original keepers' homes and their outbuildings, a lens exhibit building, oil storage building, pump house and nature walk. There's also a 20 minute video telling the history which is very interesting. This is one of the tallest lighthouses in the... More 

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