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Ponce Inlet Historical Museum

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History in the Making

The history of the lighthouse was good, but the bugs were terrible! Be sure to take bug spray... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Craigsville, West Virginia

What a neat place to visit myself and my son climbed all 203 stairs to the top of the tower , what... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
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  • Average11%
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“light house”(3 reviews)
The Ponce Inlet Historic Museum contains two historic Florida Cracker-style cottages that have been restored to their original layout. The Museum is dedicated to education through the preservation and dissemination of the history and cultural...more
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143 Beach St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7226
+1 386-761-2408
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a chance to visit this area. My only drawback was that it was closed during the week. Nit sure if that was normal or just bad timing on my part. It was nicely restored.

Thank David D
Amy Z, Manager at Ponce Inlet Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting. The Museum is open Monday-Saturday from 10am-2pm. Please come by and see us again for a tour of the museum.

Reviewed 3 August 2018

The history of the lighthouse was good, but the bugs were terrible! Be sure to take bug spray! The exhibits are very interesting and well presented. Very informative.

Thank 303pphillips
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

What a neat place to visit myself and my son climbed all 203 stairs to the top of the tower , what a view!!!!so much history !!

Thank W3p
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Vivid details of the history of the lighthouse and the area. But do walk with bug spray, it wasn’t very bad on my visit but locals say the bugs can be overwhelming at times.

Thank AllyGflo
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Located not far from Daytona Beach this site is truly of historical interest and the climb to the top of the lighthouse tower is worth the effort. The exhibits are so very well presented and the history of the lighthouse and past staff is fascinating....More

Thank JohnVG007
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Drove over to see the museum during the open hours posted online. It was closed. Looks like a sweet local area spot to quickly explore. Next time.

Thank Patricia B
Amy Z, Manager at Ponce Inlet Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

We apologize, if you came by on a Saturday-it is based on volunteer availability and sometimes volunteers cannot stay as long as they hoped or end up not being available. Please come back and see us next time you are in town.

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and the two buildings were very educational. This is not a place I would make a special trip to, but couple it with the other activities in the area, such as the Light House and a lunch at Down the...More

Thank mccharles229
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I came upon the historical museum by accident. There are two historical homes beside each other, just on the side of the road. They weren't open but they are still worth seeing from the outside. Very quaint and gives you an idea of what life...More

Thank Acadia80
Reviewed 16 November 2017

After exploring the lighthouse we decided to visit the museum. It was very interesting to learn the history of the town. It's free and highly recommend.

Thank JMCS817
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very nice historical surprise! On our way home we decided to followup on a suggestion made by a local couple we met at dinner. We mentioned we wanted to see/do something different in the area that we hadn't done before, so they suggested this site....More

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