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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter, FL 33469-3508
+1 561-747-8380
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A must-see if you're in the area

Grew up in the area and I love this lighthouse and often visit when back home. The lighthouse and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dana Loustalot D
Saudi Arabia
Lighthouse with History Lesson

You can see it from a distance, but a little tricky to find the road since it is a very quick turn... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Saginaw, Michigan
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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 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.
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500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter, FL 33469-3508
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Reviewed yesterday

Grew up in the area and I love this lighthouse and often visit when back home. The lighthouse and grounds are lovely and you should take the time to climb to the top for a gorgeous view and to see the beautiful lens. Very much...More

Thank Dana Loustalot D
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can see it from a distance, but a little tricky to find the road since it is a very quick turn right after the light. We were not able to tour the actual lighthouse because of high winds the day we were there, so...More

Thank jeff381
Reviewed 5 days ago

This lighthouse has historical significance dating back to the civil war. The tour seems a little over priced but if you want to climb the lighthouse, you must pay 12 dollars for adult. Nice views and good displays but the tour guide was not all...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a problem finding the road and then discovered that it was closed at 3 o'clock on Saturday afternoon.

Thank grinch4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little museum. The museum has no cost, but the tour of the lighthouse costs $$. You get to go up the lighthouse and see the great views, but since its still a govt facility, you Must stay with the guide. The museum has a...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plan to spend 1.5-2 hours here. The museum is small but full of information and fun to look around. The guided lighthouse trip is very informative. You feel like you are experiencing a little history when you take this tour. Of course the main attraction...More

Thank Bonnie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Who does not love a Lighthouse? Jupiter Light is the icon best associated with Jupiter. Travel Tip: Take the tour. The Jupiter Lighthouse park is a neat family or couples visit, and do consider a picnic. This is an active Coast Guard Station. Travel Tip:...More

Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Jupiter you must visit the iconic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse. Climbing to the top is so worth the beautiful views you see!

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beaitiful spot on the river. Gorgeous views and a cool lighthouse. Tour is ok but would enjoy the visit more of you had more freedom to roam instead of waiting with the "herd". It would also be good if the story told by the guide...More

Thank Kat S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to the lighthouse and museum. The grounds are nice and you can get some very nice photos

Thank Pamela M
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Lorraine B
1 October 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
30 December 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....
Gail J
15 August 2015|
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Response from LighthouseStaff | Property representative |
The historic 1860 Lighthouse does not have a ramp. However, the Museum, grounds, Tindall Pioneer Homestead, and Lighthouse Deck and Keeper's Workshop are. We also have video, printed materials at the Museum and deck. This... More