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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

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Wonderful day trip!

I've lived in Florida for over 35 years and this was my first trip to this lovely lighthouse and... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Palm Bay, Florida
Great Lighthouse, Museum & Grounds

I'm a lighthouse fanatic and try to visit any that may be in an area I'm staying. The Jupiter... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
Boca Raton, FL
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“worth the climb”(26 reviews)
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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...more
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500 Captain Armours Way, Jupiter, FL 33469-3508
+1 561-747-8380
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

I've lived in Florida for over 35 years and this was my first trip to this lovely lighthouse and museum. It's in a beautiful area (Jupiter, FL) and the grounds were beautifully landscaped. We took the guided tour and enjoyed hearing about all of the...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

I'm a lighthouse fanatic and try to visit any that may be in an area I'm staying. The Jupiter Lighthouse is one of only 16 lighthouses in America with a working first-order Fresnel lens, the brightest and best. It is worth climbing the 105 stairs...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Informative museum and exhibits. Great views from top of the lighthouse. Air con in museum very welcome on a hot day.

Thank AMarshy1
Reviewed July 15, 2018

I grew up in Jupiter and look forward to visiting every year! This past trip we took family up the lighthouse. The guide was great and the view was spectacular!! I did have to rest twice before getting to the top, but there were benches...More

Thank NFamily2015
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Climb was difficult, but once you get to the top, what a view of the inlet and ocean!! Near by are great restaurants to relax afterwords and eat. The little gift shop was cute, and we picked up a few items. There is even a...More

Thank sgreskoviak
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Situated within small grounds worth a visit for the view across the inlet from the top. You may have to wait as groups are regulated entry and next group cannot enter until last of previous entry has finally descended. No attendant goes up so you...More

Thank stephenw825
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

A great place for a day outing. The admission of $10 gives you access to the lighthouse and museum. Great scenery n a beautiful day , and, lots of other activities, beaches and restaurants nearby.

1  Thank John I
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We saw this on our way to something else and decided to stop! This place has a lot of history, and it's very neat to learn about while walking the grounds. Walking up to the top of the lighthouse isn't for the faint of heart!...More

Thank Amy F
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Learned alot, beautiful view, better be ready for a difficult climb. I am fairly fit and got winded. Lovely museum and garden

Thank Julie R
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We have decided to start exploring Florida lighthouses and chose this as our first one because we live between this one and Ponce Inlet. It was a perfect first one for our daughters. 34 steps to reach the lighthouse then 105 steps to the top....More

Thank Tabitha B
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January 31, 2018|
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Response from LighthouseStaff | Property representative |
105 steps are inside the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse
Lorraine B
September 30, 2017|
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Response from LighthouseStaff | Property representative |
Children must be a minimum of 48" tall to climb the Lighthouse. Thanks for contacting us.
Lonna S
December 30, 2016|
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Response from WeBeenThereDoneThat | Reviewed this property |
About a dozen dollars, which is a contribution to keep the lighthouse and grounds....