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St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great Preserved Site

This nonprofit group has done a spectacular job in preserving this great historical site. Every... read more

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jodyp420
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Rexton, Canada
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Awesome View

This is the 3rd Lighthouse we have visited, 2nd on the East Coast. The layout of the museum and... read more

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Tom M
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Baltimore, Maryland
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A visit to the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is more than you might expect! Climb 219 steps for a breathtaking view of both St. Aug and the beaches. Or go below to discover a 1782 British shipwreck. Take guided tours, free with...more
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100 Red Cox Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32080-5443
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This nonprofit group has done a spectacular job in preserving this great historical site. Every step through the grounds is entertaining and educational. It is worth taking the 219 steps to the top of the lighthouse for some breathtaking views.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jodyp420
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the 3rd Lighthouse we have visited, 2nd on the East Coast. The layout of the museum and property is excellent. Volunteers do a great job presenting the history. You can lead yourself or participate in a guided tour. 209 steps to the top...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tom M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always a treat to climb to the top and enjoy the beautiful view! Beware the ghost of the prior light keeper!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rkebat
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The St. Augustine Lighthouse is packed with maritime history. Walking up the spiral stairs to the top is lots of fun and the views at the top are worth all your efforts . We are blessed to live in St. Augustine now and are members....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LindaPSkier
Reviewed yesterday

It was a very windy day when we were there but it made the walk around the top very exciting. Also a lot of local history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SandyJ312
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We toured on a cloudy day in February but the view from the top of the lighthouse was amazing. A self guided tour takes you through the history of the lighthouse and its importance to St Augustine. The gift shop is well laid out and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EricLudwig-NC
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun to climb to the top of the lighthouse and view the surrounding area. Enjoyed learning about lightkeeper’s life, archeological water finds and maritime history.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank astoops56
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited on a sunny, but cool and windy day - climbed all the stairs to the top and was awarded with a great view of the surrounding area. The museums and lighthouse keeper's house were also very interesting and well interpreted with signage and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank christine102262
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beverly was incredible, We learned about the history of the A Spanish watchtower, built in the late 1500' the existing light house, The building and maintance of it, The Keepers and thier housing. Boat building, & shipwreck archaeology. It was awesome

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kiva1809
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots to see and learn here. Friendly people and a nice gift shop. The view from the top of the lighthouse is not to be missed!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Judy B
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LCannon84
8 August 2018|
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Dear Lighthouse Fan, Great Question. School has just started so you are in luck, the crowds before School starts are always the most heavy. We are open in the summer from 9 am until 7 pm, and after Labor Day we'll be open... More
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Lori C
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I think it was about 20. The sunset was awesome and then the moon came up.
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I just saw this, and apologize for not seeing it sooner. Active Military are free. Retired receive a 10% discount. Show your card. We love serving our military families. We also do retirement and reenlistment ceremonies at... More
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