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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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Absolutely stunning views to the top

This is the tallest lighthouse in the state of Florida and only 2 in the nation to the lighthouse in cape hatteras. It was so affordable to get in, only 8.00 I think. That gave... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the tallest lighthouse in the state of Florida and only 2 in the nation to the lighthouse in cape hatteras. It was so affordable to get in, only 8.00 I think. That gave access to the museum and into the lighthouse in which if you brave it, will climb 203 stairs to the top where the view is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoy lighthouses whenever we travel to the ocean so we had to check this one out. It's been amazingly well preserved and restored... not just the lighthouse but also the keepers' quarters. Enjoyed the nature walk and the Cuban refugee rafts as well. The gift shop was above average, grounds well maintained and bathrooms clean. This is a very... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun time for low cost. We had a lot of fun walking around. The place is such a pretty to be and hang out for a while. Worth the drive and worth the small cost to be able to go up to the top of the lighthouse. Such a pretty view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip! $7 to get into the lighthouse and museum area. We spent 2 hours and didn't even realize it!!! It's a self guided tour with a ton of information, both to see and read. You are able to climb to the top of the still-working lighthouse as little or all the way as suits... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Ponce de Leon Lighthouse during my stay with friends in Orlando. We had gone to New Smyrna Beach in the morning because you can drive on the beach ($10 per car/Handicapped free)and it's not as crowded as Daytona on a Saturday. We put up an awning and set up a table for a picnic lunch behind our... More 

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Ponce Inlet, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is so relaxing esp in cooler months or in the evening to stroll the grounds including the nature trail after runnng up the lighthouse. Great views and cardio workout. I see something new everytime. This time zI discovered the Cuban rafts. My kids of course love the gift shop. The workers are very friendly and helpful and grounds well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Museum is inside the various structures built for the lighthouse staff. Fascinating exhibits of artifacts and stories of the tough living and working conditions. Climbing up to the top of the lighthouse- 203 steps- is not for the faint of heart, but when you get there- the views are worth every step. Very enjoyable 3 hour visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a wonderful view from the top of the lighthouse. Its 175 feet tall and you are allowed to climb to the top. The lighthouse is active, maintained and you can get its amazing history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great self guided tour with a lot of interesting history. It is an active light house..from dusk to dawn. It stand 175 ft. Tall with 203 steps to climb and is one of tallest in the USA. You can tour the houses and buildings that take you back in time. It was truely amazing. Outside the fence there is the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got here and was pleasantly surprised by the fact that you could climb the light house to the top which was a big hit with the kids. Best view in the area at the top!

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