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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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Cute place.

Finally stopped to go into the light. great, historic landmark. Cute shop. Eat at Down the Hatch... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
George B
Do the climb!

Even though it's a hard, hot, slightly scary climb up the lighthouse steps, it's totally worth it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Asheville, North Carolina
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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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4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7301
+1 386-761-1821
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Finally stopped to go into the light. great, historic landmark. Cute shop. Eat at Down the Hatch restaurant nearby.

Thank George B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though it's a hard, hot, slightly scary climb up the lighthouse steps, it's totally worth it for the view from the top! The surrounding structures are a great peek into the history of the lighthouse and the area.

Thank julu74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had another activity planned for the day, but it was cancelled. When all was said and done, it was the best thing that could have happened. We ended up spending almost three hours touring the lighthouse and the museums which describe how the light...More

Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful area for sightseeing, dining and outdoor activity. Spend at least 1/2 day here and 1/2 on the beach.

Thank janiscrobinson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply wouldn't make a trip to the Daytona area without visiting this beauty lighthouse. This lighthouse has been a favorite of mine for over 50 years.

Thank Angela D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent visit to the Daytona beach area my husband and I decided to visit the lighthouse and are we glad we did! We had never visited a lighthouse before and it was so interesting to learn about it's history and the people that...More

Thank SueAnn7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did you know that this is the highest lighthouse in Florida? If you come here, you can visit the lighthouse - be prepared, it is really high and quite a physical exercise - and there are more small exhibitions too, in the buildings around the...More

Thank kattimmat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been about 20 years since I've been to the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. It had always been a favorite place to visit when I came to Daytona Beach. The volunteers do a great job with the tours, gift shop, and the different exhibits. The Museum...More

Thank TravelingB0B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse. The must do is the climb to the top of the lighthouse for views of the inlet and surrounding area. The top is open air with wire cage. Fun photo opportunities inside with the...More

Thank travlin_fam5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The price is real cheap out of all the light houses I have seen in Florida . There is even a area where they have some Cuban rafts that were found in the water amazing on how they came here for freedom on some boats...More

Thank corollaclub98
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Questions & Answers
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.
22 July 2016|
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Response from maspain2112 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My 3 & 11 year old did it.
3 June 2016|
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Response from Sonny D | Reviewed this property |
It's 5 or 6 dollars to get to see the lighthouse and I actually think they are pet friendly and there is a dog beach at the inlet for pets also...