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St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Saint Augustine

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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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  • Pricey to enter, $13, but worth it. Great exhibits on the inside and the 219 steps to the top was worth the climb. There were several platforms on the way up to rest as you need it. Don't let the pric...  more »
  • Often visit this spot for it's beautiful view and location. Museum is free and small fee for tower and living quarters are worthwhile. Great for kids and adults.  more »
  • Deciding to visit the Lighthouse was a fantastic idea. It was a beautiful structure and the sight of it on the drive in was exciting. The climb to the top was better than any treadmill incline I've ev...  more »