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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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  • The best of the visit to the lighthouse, is the view of the city, is incredible. All the times that we visited San Agustín, the visit to the Lighthouse is a must, twelve dollars per person is a good investment. We bought a very cute depressed jug for beer, it has engraved in glass lighthouse.
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  • On a clear day you can see forever. The view is breathtaking. And the walk up exhilarating but not difficult Must tour the lighthouse property very historic and interesting. 
  • This was our first visit to the lighthouse. The staff is very helpful and the docent that spoke to us was FUN and knowledgeable. She has been a volunteer here for years! We climbed the lighthouse, of ...  more »