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“Climb the Lighthouse”

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Ranked #6 of 67 things to do in Jupiter
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 House & Keepers Workshop Exhibit, Tindall Pioneer Homestead, and Seminole Chickee. Enjoy shopping our nautical Museum gift shop and check online for our adult and children’s programs, sunset & moonrise tours, weddings & proposals, and special events. Waterfront venue is perfect for nature and boat watching and a picnic lunch! Hiking trail and observation tower are located on the north side of Beach Road. Beaches, restaurants, shopping, playground & watersports are located nearby. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is part of the 120-acre federally designated, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. Hours: Open Tues-Sun, (7 days a week Jan-Apr), 10 am – 5 pm, last lighthouse tour.
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Walked around the park and climbed up the lighthouse. The view was excellent looking across the Island and into the Ocean,

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Reviewed December 8, 2017

This place has guided history tours. The best part is the view from the lighthouse, so gorgeous and romantic.

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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Loved the tour, the narrated history of Jupiter and the Native Indians in the area. The view from the lighthouse is unbelievable/priceless! The museum also brings everything together as you can see some of the items spoken about during the tour!

Thank ECO-GUA
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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Don't misconstrue the title. The lighthouse was lovely and the grounds are well kept. The title pertains strictly to the ho hum tour that was provided; not by just one staff member but both.

My wife had the pleasure of touring the lighthouse earlier this year at which time she would have rated it a 5. Great tour guides with a passion for history who shared their knowledge. This was quite the opposite experience. No discussion on the way to the lighthouse, sent us to the top where there was no presentation unless you asked questions. Hmmmmm....maybe I don't know what I don't know so enlighten me with wisdom. Unfortunately there was little wisdom to impart since our guide clearly hadn't studied the history. I would have expected the owners to ensure this basic requirement was met for the job. The guide even had note cards to reference but only did once.

Disappointing!!!!

1  Thank Don G
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LighthouseStaff, Assistant Director at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2017

Hello Don G,

Thank you for your honest review. We appreciate when visitors give us their feedback so that we can take appropriates steps to review the tour and make the changes necessary to provide the very best experience for the visitor. This tour certainly sounds like it did not live up to our standards. Please know that we take this critique very seriously and all tour staff be will involved in making the changes needed.

Very Best Regards,
Kathleen Glover, Assistant Director

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Reviewed November 28, 2017

I wanted to see the lighthouse at the Jupiter inlet and I was not disappointed Beautiful ground and a lovely gift hop and also a museum on the same ground. Be prepared to walk up an incline to see the lighthouse and best of luck for tackling the lighthouse climb. The view is gorgeous!.

Thank Teacher20052013
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