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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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  • Great experience.... 219 steps to the top and it is a ways up... but totally worth the climb. My wife and I aren't too keen about heights but if we did it anyone can enjoy the views the lighthouse has...  more »
  • My wife loves light houses. We were not disappointed. They take great care of this one. I thought the price was very reasonable as well. 
  • This tour includes a hike up the lighthouse steps (14 stories, 219 steps) and also a very well done history of the keeper's home. Many interactive displays in the buildings and explanatory placards on...  more »