Located next to the impressive 50 m (165 ft) lighthouse at the oldest port in America, St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. aims to preserve local maritime history with dozens of exhibits dedicated to marine sciences. Tour the lighthouse keeper’s house, the historical home of Major William Harn, or learn more about the shipbuilding industry and view artifacts of shipwrecks at the Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program Boatworks. Make the 214-step climb to the top of the lighthouse for panoramic views of the city and surrounding coastline. Take advantage of the museum’s free audio guides to get the most out of the exhibits. See St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and all St. Augustine has to offer by arranging your trip with our St. Augustine trip planner .
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. Reviews
Great walk to the top. Tons of trails and museums to walk around in. So much fun and well worth the hike to the top! more »
I'm not in the worlds best shape, but I made it to the top. It was worth every step and gasp for air. The views are amazing. Certainly a lot to learn. It's almost impossible to imagine the lives of th... more »
This was a fun place to visit on our trip to St. Augustine. The view from the top of the lighthouse was amazing and getting to see the lighthouse keeper's house and everything was great. The way the historical facts/information and artifacts are set up is very well done. I loved getting to see the lab and things they have found/worked with there. The fact that they offer ghost tours is pretty amazing too. Definitely worth the visit!
My friends and I stopped here on our way to the town of St. Augustine and I absolutely loved this adventure! It was very informative going up the lighthouse and the views once we got up there were amazing. There's 219 (i believe) steps but they have benches every few flights for those that need rest. The different buildings on the property were very interesting and a lot of interactive games for kids. The nature walk was just okay, I would skip it unless you really want to be one with nature. It was very clean and some parts were very modern.
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