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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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Fun history lesson.

We climbed the lighthouse and checked out all the buildings. If you love history, or have any... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Owosso, Michigan
Historic view of Ponce Inlet

This is a great place to visit when in the Daytona area. This historic lighthouse is fun to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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%
  • Poor1%
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4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7301
+1 386-761-1821
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We climbed the lighthouse and checked out all the buildings. If you love history, or have any interest in maritime, this is a must-see. You'll need to set aside at least 2 hours to have a decent trip, as there is LOADS of things to...More

Thank Rosebush20
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit when in the Daytona area. This historic lighthouse is fun to visit, whether you climb to the top or stay on the grounds and look around. There are places to stop and rest if you climb to the...More

Thank Gwennie55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not physically fit but the challenge was well worth it. There is a gift shop, lighthouse and walking tour/museum. It was a lovely time. So we started to making the climb up to the top of the lighthouse. It was slow going for...More

Thank tmd2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the morning learning about the history of the lighthouse. It was definitely worth the 203 step climb to the top of the lighthouse to see the views. Many artifacts are on display throughout the buildings and a cute little gift shop on the way...More

Thank sarahjO2376XC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Learn the history of Florida’s tallest lighthouse and climb to the top. Extremely affordable to visit. Well maintained and clean. Cute gift shop too.

Thank Lbaker3366
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved getting to climb to the top of the lighthouse. Full of history and lots to see and learn. The kids loved getting to see what it would have been like to live back then. Definitely recommend it!!

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the tallest light house in Florida, so if you are going to climb them stairs you better be ready for a workout. Ha Ha. The view is worth the climb. If you are a light house buff, you will be able to learn...More

Thank boat1captain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful lighthouse, the grounds were impeccably kept. The buildings were decorated Period correct. A very interesting exhibit in a beautiful location.

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great lighthouse with surrounding area to explore. It has museum pieces in a lot of the buildings It has great information for Navy or Coastie history buffs. Had a really good gift shop and a neat film to watch on the area. Lovely area.

Thank c b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So glad the staff at my hotel suggested I drive to Ponce Inlet to see the famous lighthouse. The change of scenery was great and the lighthouse and museum grounds were wonderful and well maintained. A very welcoming place. I didn't climb up the lighthouse...More

Thank Acadia80
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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.
4 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...