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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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Well worth the admission price

The complex includes a number of buildings with displays as well as the lighthouse itself, and is a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kay7979
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Western NY
Interesting

If you can make the hike to the top of the light house, you're in for a beautiful view. The history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheryl G
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The complex includes a number of buildings with displays as well as the lighthouse itself, and is a nice place to stop for a couple hours. We saw many families with children and the kids seemed to be enjoying the site, the displays and the...More

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Mbennett1969, Director of Operations at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kay, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. We take great pride in maintaining our family-oriented atmosphere and schedule numerous hands-on activities for children throughout the year. Please check our calendar of events prior to your next visit to see if any of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can make the hike to the top of the light house, you're in for a beautiful view. The history is interesting

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PonceLighthouse, Administrator at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming by, the view is worth every step.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Daytona for the week and toured the lighthouse which is just down the road. They have done a great job restoring the lighthouse and surrounding buildings. Climbing the 203 steps (17 stories) to the top of the lighthouse was a challenge,...More

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PonceLighthouse, Administrator at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you made it, so pleased you enjoyed our history.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great lighthouse. Can climb to top, great views. The property has at least 6 other nuilding/museums to see. The lens collection was fabulous. Highly recommend visiting this lighthouse. Nice park adjacent to lighthouse.

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PonceLighthouse, Administrator at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting, We are family organization and appreciate your review.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often visit lighthouses and found this one to be one of the best. Outstanding story behind the preservation of the lighthouse and outbuildings. Tip: Turn right before entering Ponce point park if your destination is the lighthouse. The park is a separate destination and...More

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PonceLighthouse, Administrator at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, our lighthouse and museum has such an interesting history.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to learn, see, and enjoy! The view from the top is amazing! The info in the separate buildings is very interesting. You will enjoy.

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PonceLighthouse, Administrator at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you stopped by and thank you for the wonderful review.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is an awful lot of reading to do at this place. Awesome place to see and learn a lot about the area and light house. There are several buildings to go through along with the lighthouse it’s self plus a walking trail to take....More

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PonceLighthouse, Administrator at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you stopped by and thank you for the wonderful review.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At nearly 65 I was a bit unsure about venturing up the 203 steps but wow the view from the top made it worth the climb. Apart from the climb we learned a lot about the early history of the region. There are displays and...More

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PonceLighthouse, Administrator at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you stopped by and thank you for the wonderful review.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, let me start by saying I am terrified of heights. This is the second largest lighthouse in the USA and it is a lot bigger than it looks. But I climbed all 200+ steps and made it to the top with only minimal tears...More

Thank Shelly F
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PonceLighthouse, Administrator at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you stopped by and thank you for the wonderful review. The climb to the top is worth every step, glad you went for it.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent way to spend a few hours sightseeing. The groups are well kept and the ability to go through the buildings proved to be fun and informative. If you are up for a challenge, don't forget to climb the 203+ stairs to the top...More

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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.
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Response from maspain2112 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My 3 & 11 year old did it.
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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...
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