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St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, St. 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 St. Augustine trip itinerary using our St. Augustine travel itinerary planner.
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  • During our stay in St. Augustine, we decided to tour the lighthouse there. We found it to be an amazing tour on a beautiful day! We walked the numerous steps to the top. One of the volunteers was ther...  more »
  • I was surprised to learn this lighthouse is maintained by a non-profit. They do a nice job of keeping it maintained, the lighthouse and keepers quarters are pristine. If you used to limbing lighthouse...  more »
  • My husband and I climbed the 219 steps to the top and it was wonderful. The views are fantastic and the park rangers are extermely knowledgeable, not just of the lighthouse but the history of St. Augu...  more »