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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7301
+1 386-761-1821
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Scenic and quiet. Cool little place to stop, chill and relax, and take in the sights.

I didn't go in the museum. I just took a breather from the day and hung out, taking in the scenery... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RoadWarriorLizzard
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Wekiva Springs, Florida
Great Historical Place

The grounds are immaculately maintained. The history of the lighthouse and development of the area... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Irishssa1
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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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 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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  • Average4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7301
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+1 386-761-1821
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Reviewed yesterday

I didn't go in the museum. I just took a breather from the day and hung out, taking in the scenery. Super quiet. Relaxing. Watched the pelicans. Watched the water. Saw some boats. Good place to take a breather-pit-stop "from the day". Plus it just...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The grounds are immaculately maintained. The history of the lighthouse and development of the area are very well done. There are multiple buildings on the grounds that teach about life for the families of the keepers. They have a building with various lights used over...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of steps to the top of the greenhouse but my five year old did great. View at the top was gorgeous!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

it was nice to go up in the Light house it was very cooling up top. The view was breath taking and a great photo opp.

Thank Wayne F
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked around the area for a couple hours and learned alot about light houses. We had sandles on so we didn't go to the top of the lighthouse (there was a sign saying you were asked not to go up with sandles). It was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful, well maintained lighthouse. The museum was very interesting. My family enjoyed seeing it.

Thank merechat
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a view once you get to the top!!! I overcame my fear of heights to climb the 203 stairs, but the view is worth it. There are plenty of rest spots along the way which was a blessing. My husband couldn't make the climb...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

nice museum and ground but it's what is at the top of those 203 steps that makes everything worthwhile and that, of course, is the view. before going check the weather for if there is a storm in the area you may not eale to...More

Thank Noel E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even our 4 and 6 year olds we interested in the history!!! Beautiful views from the top of the lighthouse. We very much enjoyed our visit. We stayed about an hour.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in New Smyrna Beach and it was worth the trip for the kids to see the lighthouse. We went as soon as they opened to climb the steps to the top. It was worth the experience to make it to the top,...More

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benal58
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
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saratheeuws
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.
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galgamacsa
July 21, 2016|
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Response from maspain2112 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My 3 & 11 year old did it.
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