Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Jupiter

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The site of one of Florida's tallest lighthouses, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum sits on a hill once mistaken for a Native American burial mound. Completed in 1860, the lighthouse stands 32 m (105 ft) tall, its light visible from as far as 46 km (29 mi) away. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, the lighthouse offers tours to the top of its tower for panoramic views of the surrounding area. Before you climb to the top, visit the history museum located in a building used for naval housing during World War II. Be sure you're wearing comfortable shoes before you begin the ascent up the lighthouse's steep stairs. Arrange to visit Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and other attractions in Jupiter using our Jupiter trip itinerary planning app .
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  • The lighthouse is only 105 steps with a 34 stair entrance. They were decorated for Christmas which was nice. Staff is friendly. Doesn’t quite have the set up like St. Augustine, making me believe that...  more »
  • Went on the guided tour which is about 45 min. and full of historical facts. It ends at the lighthouse where there are 105 steps up to the top. Cost is $12 or $10 over 60 and free if your a veteran. B...  more »
  • We have seen the Jupiter Lighthouse in the distance from the roads, and park areas, as well as all over the weather on the news channels. Today I wanted to get up close and personal for a guided tour ...  more »
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  • There are really two very different places here the museum and the lighthouse I would like to give five stars to the Lighthouse itself, and one or two stars to the staff. The view from the top of the lighthouse is second to none it's really enjoyable it's worth the $10 to go up. Museum is really neat, it has some really need history about the Jupiter area. Some really decent displays, and a great beat right out in front of it that's worth just sitting out on there and enjoying the view.
  • Beautiful park with very well maintained exhibits. The museum is very well done and the staff are very friendly. You should call before you go though because if there is a storm within ten miles the lighthouse will be closed in case of lightening and it seems like there are often fronts moving through and I could not find anywhere on the Facebook page or website that updates you if its closed for weather.
  • Love this place! So cool to climb to the top of the lighthouse. I would wear good grip shoes if you plan to go all the way to the top. Flip flops risk a slipping hazard. Also they have a story time once a month for little kids that is really fun! You have to RSVP though, drop-ins don’t always get to attend.
  • Beautiful lighthouse. The staff is friendly, ready to answer any questions and stationed in major areas. The gift shop was great, lots of variety. The museum was okay, perhaps a little lacking. The lighthouse and grounds were very well kept and absolutely gorgeous. Large mangrove trees creating a canopy over a deck area for groups waiting their turn. The view from the top of the lighthouse is breath taking amd you can even watch the raise the bridge over the inlet to let larger boats through. Clean bathrooms, one in the gift shop and two in the museum!
  • Very nice outing. The tour which was very reasonable was also informative. I did not go up into the lighthouse as the steps to the top were circular and the space confined. The tour guide was very patient and offered advice for those who needed an out if the heat and climb would be to much

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