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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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A must for Lighthouse enthusiast

Well preserved and in great condition. View from top was incredible. Short video was informative... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Everett D

Being from the Mountain State I never get to see lighthouses so I thought it was really nice also... read more

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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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All reviews light house gift shop daytona beach fresnel lenses worth the climb surrounding buildings climb the stairs afraid of heights lots of history self guided tour marine science center great history nice place to visit nature trail worth the trip on display tallest
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well preserved and in great condition. View from top was incredible. Short video was informative and interesting.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Everett D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being from the Mountain State I never get to see lighthouses so I thought it was really nice also crossing the bridge in Daytona you can see it from afar lit up it's beautiful a little gift shop was nice and had great staff definitely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zoeybeachgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum grounds and buildings are magnificently restored. The stories of the lighthouse keepers and their families is amazing. The displays with the lighthouse lenses are extremely interesting. Climbing the lighthouse is an amazing experience and if you make it to the top and go...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jimdeer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the tallest lighthouse in Fla. It’s a fun but STRENUOUS walk to the top, but the view is well worth the trouble.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bnagla308268
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are visiting and saw the lighthouse. Had to stop, take some pictures, and wander around the grounds for a while. As fans of lighthouses, we thought it was great and a very good photo op.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My selection choice of visit did not have a match so I chose friend which Is my sister/friend. A belated 70th Birthday celebration was planned for her. Reservations are required for an evening tour to watch the sun set and moonrise. Refreshments are served at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the top and what a view. Not for the faint of heart but just great views. Enjoyed the self guided tour,you can pay for private, and the lens building was awesome. Definitely go at night to see it lite up even though it’s...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BigSwingin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Lighthouse is beautiful and so is its history! There are several outbuildings that provide educational information of the history of how the lighthouse was built and the families that lived there. We chose not to climb the lighthouse but felt that we really didn’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank quilterlady83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spend some time at this historical landmark. Lots of displays depicting the history of the grounds, the services provided to the ships who navigated the waters, and the families who lived there. Climb the steps to the top for a birds eye view of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kayew114
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really really tall 1887 lighthouse with Keeper's homes, museum, and other outbuildings. They also have a number of Cuban boats and a nature walk. Good restaurants nearby.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Rickie D
2 November 2018|
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Response from solofishergal | Reviewed this property |
203 steps
23 February 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
28 February 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.