We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter, FL 33469-3508
+1 561-747-8380
Review Highlights
Fun and Informative

This is a beautiful lighthouse. We have been here several times over the years. The grounds are... read more

Reviewed today
Jeanine J
via mobile
Fun afternoon stop with a great view

Make this your first stop on your visit to the Jupiter area. The view from the top of the... read more

Reviewed today
Ocean City, New Jersey
via mobile
Read all 879 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Located in Lighthouse Park, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum offers guided climbing tours of the landmark 1860 lighthouse. The Museum (restored WWII building) exhibits Five Thousand Years on the Loxahatchee and outdoor exhibits include the Oil House & Keepers Workshop Exhibit, Tindall Pioneer Homestead, and Seminole Chickee. Enjoy shopping our nautical Museum gift shop and check online for our adult and children’s programs, sunset & moonrise tours, weddings & proposals, and special events. Waterfront venue is perfect for nature and boat watching and a picnic lunch! Hiking trail and observation tower are located on the north side of Beach Road. Beaches, restaurants, shopping, playground & watersports are located nearby. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is part of the 120-acre federally designated, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. Hours: Open Tues-Sun, (7 days a week Jan-Apr), 10 am – 5 pm, last lighthouse tour.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“light house” (57 reviews)
“worth the climb” (25 reviews)
“tour guide” (55 reviews)
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter, FL 33469-3508
+1 561-747-8380
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (879)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 853 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

This is a beautiful lighthouse. We have been here several times over the years. The grounds are filled with gorgeous trees and the tours are always fun and informative. The views are spectacular at the top of the lighthouse! Go enjoy!

Thank Jeanine J
Reviewed today via mobile

Make this your first stop on your visit to the Jupiter area. The view from the top of the lighthouse gives great perspective on the inlet geography for the rest of your exploration

Thank OCJoe
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have seen a lot of lighthouses and this is among the very best. The setting is spectacular, on top of a hill overlooking the Jupiter Inlet. The lighthouse is beautiful with its distinctive red color. All the people working at the side were very...More

Thank Rockvilleguy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to go. The people who tell you the history are very knowledgeable. Enjoyed everything about the Jupiter Lighthouse!

Thank seh22016
Reviewed 3 days ago

Grew up in the area and I love this lighthouse and often visit when back home. The lighthouse and grounds are lovely and you should take the time to climb to the top for a gorgeous view and to see the beautiful lens. Very much...More

Thank Dana Loustalot D
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can see it from a distance, but a little tricky to find the road since it is a very quick turn right after the light. We were not able to tour the actual lighthouse because of high winds the day we were there, so...More

Thank jeff381
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lighthouse has historical significance dating back to the civil war. The tour seems a little over priced but if you want to climb the lighthouse, you must pay 12 dollars for adult. Nice views and good displays but the tour guide was not all...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a problem finding the road and then discovered that it was closed at 3 o'clock on Saturday afternoon.

Thank grinch4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little museum. The museum has no cost, but the tour of the lighthouse costs $$. You get to go up the lighthouse and see the great views, but since its still a govt facility, you Must stay with the guide. The museum has a...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plan to spend 1.5-2 hours here. The museum is small but full of information and fun to look around. The guided lighthouse trip is very informative. You feel like you are experiencing a little history when you take this tour. Of course the main attraction...More

Thank Bonnie L
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Jupiter
Baron's Landing Motel & Apartments
11 reviews
.63 km away
Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place
1,286 reviews
1.43 km away
La Quinta Inn Jupiter
451 reviews
1.54 km away
Cologne Motel
2 reviews
1.76 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Palm Beach Ice Cream
92 reviews
1.00 km away
U-Tiki Beach
846 reviews
.32 km away
1,084 reviews
.29 km away
Hog Snappers Shack & Sushi
434 reviews
1.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Blowing Rocks Nature Preserve
108 reviews
.46 km away
Dubois Park
387 reviews
.94 km away
Tequesta Brewing Company
50 reviews
1.20 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Lorraine B
1 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from LighthouseStaff | Property representative |
Children must be a minimum of 48" tall to climb the Lighthouse. Thanks for contacting us.
Lonna S
30 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from WeBeenThereDoneThat | Reviewed this property |
About a dozen dollars, which is a contribution to keep the lighthouse and grounds....
Gail J
15 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from LighthouseStaff | Property representative |
The historic 1860 Lighthouse does not have a ramp. However, the Museum, grounds, Tindall Pioneer Homestead, and Lighthouse Deck and Keeper's Workshop are. We also have video, printed materials at the Museum and deck. This... More