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St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Saint Augustine

Categories: Lighthouses, History Museums, Museums, Tourist Spots
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Located next to the impressive 50 m (165 ft) lighthouse at the oldest port in America, St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum 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. Add St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum and other attractions to your Saint Augustine trip itinerary using our Saint Augustine travel itinerary planner.
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  • Beautiful and well-maintained lighthouse and grounds. As history buffs, we really enjoyed the shipwreck/recovery attraction and hope they'll possibly add to it as their recoveries grow. Our tour guide...  read more »
  • This was a fairly quiet spot set behind trees at sunset, I got some nice pictures of the old lighthouse. 
  • I have walked to the top more than once, it's not easy at my age, but doable. They have a great gift shop and the History at the Master's House is VERY Interesting (Laugh-In's Arte Johnson's voice) 
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