Pensacola Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Pensacola

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Lighthouse · History Museum
Climb 177 steps up Pensacola Lighthouse & Maritime Museum for one of the best views on the Gulf Coast. Built in 1859, the lighthouse is located within Naval Air Station Pensacola, so you may need to obtain a special permit to visit. It's best to check the official website for details about visiting. Visitors praise stunning views of Pensacola Bay, Pensacola skyline, and historic Navy Yard. Keep in mind that you must have valid picture ID to enter, and that you will not be able to bring any type of purse or bag. PutPensacola Lighthouse & Maritime Museum into our Pensacola trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • My partner and I had a truly awe inspiring experience yesterday at the Pensacola Lighthouse and Maritime Museum. We were met and picked up outside the Naval Air base by tour guides Brian and Amanda.....  more »
  • Best place on the base to watch aircraft flying in and out of Steward Field. It is a climb, but the view is well worth the leg workout. Take your time, especially with a mask on, don’t get winded...  more »
  • Fantastic a whole lot of history packed in this historic site. And if ghost tales are your thing look those up before you go. View was amazing. 191 feet above sea level at the top. Worth the admission, well worth the stop.
  • Great place to visit, wonderful and friendly volunteer staff. The climb to the top was well worth the view. Ground were well kept and informative stations were placed throughout. And special mention goes out to Volunteer Cheryl, she took time to visit with us. We really enjoyed our visit.

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