Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Museum
Info courtesy of www.ponceinlet.org
Visited by over 170,000 people each year, the Ponce De Leon Inlet Light Station was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1998. The lighthouse tower and museum are located 10 miles south of Daytona Beach and are open to the public year round. The lighthouse is close to Orlando attractions, historic St. Augustine, and the Kennedy Space Center. The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in Florida and the second tallest masonry lighthouse in the country second only to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Visitors can climb 203 steps to the top of the 175 foot tower and enjoy magnificent views of the World's Most Famous Beach, Ponce Inlet, and surrounding inland waterways from the lighthouse gallery deck.
The Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is located 10 miles south of Daytona Beach in the Town of Ponce Inlet. Situated on the north bank of Ponce Inlet where the Halifax and Indian Rivers flow into the Atlantic Ocean, the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is a must see for anyone interested in Florida, maritime, or local history.
The Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is open to the public seven days a week with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Normal Hours of operation are:
Fall, Winter, and Summer Hours of Operation
(Day after Labor Day to Day before Memorial Day)
Open from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
(last admission at 5:00)
Summer Hours of Operation
(Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Open from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
(last admission at 8:00)
Daily Admission Rates:
$6.95 for adults and $1.95 for children (11 & under)
Infants (NB - 2) are admitted free of charge
Please call the Lighthouse at (386) 761-1821 ext. 10 for more information.
Info courtesy of www.ponceinlet.org | Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association
4931 South Peninsula Drive - Ponce Inlet, FL 32127 | (386) 761-1821
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