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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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Perfect place for a Lighthouse climb. Beautiful views.

Nice museum and grounds. Great history lesson. Well maintained. It's always fun to climb a... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Susan P
Orlando, Florida, United States
Amazing lighthouse! Amazing view from the top!

What can I say? I think my title says it all! I have been to this lighthouse a few times, and every... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Hobe Sound, Florida
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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
+1 561-747-8380
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice museum and grounds. Great history lesson. Well maintained. It's always fun to climb a lighthouse and walk around on top looking at the views. It is a strenuous climb. there is plenty to see if you don't make the climb. Beautiful day.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What can I say? I think my title says it all! I have been to this lighthouse a few times, and every time I go, it feels like I never went there before! Climbing to the top is quite a feat, but well worth it...More

Thank bizrus
Reviewed 14 February 2017

How often do you have a chance to climb 105 steps to the top of a lighthouse? This is such a unique experience. The Fresnel lens is amazing, the views of Jupiter Inlet from the top are spectacular and the museum experience is both educational...More

Thank Cam8880
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Climbing the steps to the top of the lighthouse is great, the views are spectacular. The museum is very educational and well managed with knowledgable staff.

Thank AndreLexulois
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This majestic lighthouse still shines its beacon over the Atlantic coast. It sits snugged back along the Jupiter Inlet. The museum and lighthouse is open for tours daily from 10-4. We were lucky enough to catch a full moon this weeknd and they offered a...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Very interesting tour of the Jupiter Lighthouse. We began in the museum and spent about an hour looking through the displays, reading the placards, and watching the movie (if you watch the movie before the tour you have an advantage during the tour). The tour...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

A guided tour with plenty of history and plenty to see. Good value for money and pretty interesting. Worth a visit.

Thank Racingjohn789
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lighthouse and grounds. Old coast guard building houses the museum where you can see old pics of the area and the read about the history of the tequesta Indians. Small group tours are available. Definitely worth the stop for the views and the history...More

Thank stacym324
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit. You pay for a tour which is $12 per adult and $6 for children. There's a small museum that's included in that price. You go on the tour and learn a little about the area and the history of it. Then...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The light house is interesting and the walk up the stairs is easy. There is a railing on one side and the steps are wide all the way to the top. The views are good at that height. What makes this visit different is the...More

Thank Anna S
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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