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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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Truly a "must see"!!!!!

We really enjoyed everything about the "self guided" tour. We could move along at our own pace... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
Nice Visit

I love lighthouses so I was thrilled to get to visit this on our vacation. It was a nice visit and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darlene J
kansas city, missouri
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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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4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7301
+1 386-761-1821
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed everything about the "self guided" tour. We could move along at our own pace, take pictures, and learn so much history. Climbing to the top of the light house was worth the sore legs the next day. The view is 360 degrees...More

Thank _marilena_85
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love lighthouses so I was thrilled to get to visit this on our vacation. It was a nice visit and a very well kept area. It was interesting to learn about the original buildings that are still on site. I was disappointed that the...More

Thank Darlene J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss. Beautiful 19th century brick lighthouse and out buildings and keeper homes. Museum quality presentation. 203 steps to top observation deck worth time and exercise. Beautiful views of ocean and intracoastal waterway from New Smyrna Beach to Daytona Beach. Nice gift shop.

Thank Edgar T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This one has a Fresnel lens, and they actually have pieces so you can see the thickness of the glass and look through it. The place is on the National register as a Historic Landmark. It's worth a visit.

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our grandson along who is 6 and he climbed up to the top of the lighthouse . We all enjoyed the place

Thank playford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise! Went there purely based on the sign on I-4. It is great! Lots of information and history. Well worth the admission and drive.

Thank brownie_starmite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great self-guided tour of the lighthouse grounds, 3 keepers houses and all the exhibits. Well worth a stop for families or anyone. The grounds and buildings have been lovingly restored and are beautifully kept. The lighthouse preservation group has even rebuilt the...More

Thank Lois M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank George B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

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 4 September 2017

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
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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...