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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

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Address: 500 Captain Armours Way, Jupiter, FL 33469-3508
Phone Number: +1 561-747-8380
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The fourth tallest lighthouse in Florida.

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Great history and not to miss views

Not for the mobility impaired, the climb to the top is somewhat strenuous but so worth the incredible views. The docents are very knowledgable. The huge ficus tree and the museum... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 March 2016
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Not for the mobility impaired, the climb to the top is somewhat strenuous but so worth the incredible views. The docents are very knowledgable. The huge ficus tree and the museum are charming and informative. Location on the Jupiter Inlet is lovely. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Cost $10 for adults. Less for seniors and children.

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Centralia, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Worth a stop for sure. There's a lot of history there. Great exercise going to the top. Beautiful area to explore. Highly recommend to anyone.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

The Jupiter lighthouse and museum is a wonderful experience. The claim is a bit strenuous but the view makes it worth it seeing the Atlantic and the Jupiter inlet. The museum and its maps show the historical significance of the area especially around the WW2 era.

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Sylvan Beach, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

There are 105 steps to climb to the top, but well worth it. The view was awesome. The tour guide was excellent and provided very interesting history facts. You can not go onto the grounds or to the lighthouse without a guide. The cost was $10.00 per person. There is also a small museum that is included with the tour... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you are a lighthouse fan, or just love a challenge, climb the 105 steps to the top of this stately structure. Once aloft you will be rewarded with a prime view of the city and harbor. This lighthouse contains a first order Fresnel lens, the largest of it's type. The beam can be seen up to 25 miles away.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

gives the history of the lighthouse which has been there since 1860, talks about seminole indians in the area and the civil war. worth visiting

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We spent the whole afternoon at the lighthouse. The museum had lots of historical artefacts along with some fun interactive displays. The tour of the lighthouse was very detailed, you will be surprised how much history is attached to the lighthouse. The climb up the lighthouse was most definitely worth the view, absolutely breathtaking. If you get visit on a... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

The lighthouse is well cared for and the guide was excellent. The small museum is interesting. They climb is doable, but some degree of fitness is necessary. Views at the top are beautiful.

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Make sure you visit the Jupiter Lighthouse if you are in the Jupiter area. So much history at this site involving the Seminole Indians, and the Civil War. It is a beautiful coastal area and grounds that is breathtaking once you are up high in the lighthouse. You can definitely take panoramic photos from this location.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Great history from Civil War to WWII. Generals Meade and Lee were both here. Used to track German subs in WWII. Hiked the 105 steps to top. Great view of area from top. Had oldest house in area also on grounds. Old Florida house from 1800's. Took 3 hours to view all.

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