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Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, Florida
Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
4931 S Peninsula Dr,, Ponce Inlet, Florida, 32127386-761-1821 Visit Website | Category: Attractions
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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse: Artifacts, Exhibits and Scenic Views

Enjoy stunning 360-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean from atop one of the tallest lighthouses in the United States. Erected in 1835, this lighthouse is the oldest in the state of Florida.  This majestic structure extends 175 feet into the sky. Scale the 203 steps for one-of-a-kind photo opportunities and breathtaking scenery. Tour the on-site museum and see unique artifacts and exhibits detailing shipwrecks, lighthouse life and nautical treasures. A fascinating piece of Florida history, this popular tourist site offers a full day of fun and discovery for every member of the family.


Prices -

$6.95 for adults and $1.95 for children (11 & under). Infants admitted free of charge with paid adult/guardian

Hours -

Fall, Winter, and Spring Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.; Summer Hours(Memorial Day through Labor Day): 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.


  • Reenactments
  • Climb to the Moon
  • Climb with the Keepers


  • Tours
  • Historical Exhibits
  • Family Fun Activities
Prices are subject to change. Please visit the venue website for current admission prices.


  • What should I know before climbing the tower?

    With 203 steps, the climb up Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse can be strenuous for certain people. Guests should not attempt the climb unless they are in good physical condition. You should also wear closed toed-shoes with non-slip soles. High-heeled shoes, sandals and flip flops are not recommended. Guests should use the handrails at all times during the climb.
  • Are there any special tours available?

    The Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association offers a pair of special interest tours for guests who want a more intimate experience. The "Climb to the Moon" and "Climb with Keeper" tours each provide access to normally restricted areas. Advance registration is required, and each tour costs $25 per person. For more information, call 386.761.1821 Ext. 18. Prices are subject to change. Please visit the venue website for current admission prices.

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