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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

  • 500 Capt. Armour's Way Map It
  • Jupiter
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 09/14/2015

Fodor's Review

Designed by Civil War hero Lieutenant George Gordon Meade, this working brick lighthouse has been under the Coast Guard's purview since 1860. Tours of the 108-foot-tall landmark are held approximately every half-hour and are included with admission. (Children must be at least 4 feet tall to go to the top.) The museum tells about efforts to restore this graceful spire to the way it looked from 1860 to 1918; its galleries and outdoor structures, including a pioneer home, also showcase local history dating back 5,000 years.

Sight Information

Address:

Lighthouse Park, 500 Capt. Armour's Way, Jupiter, Florida, 33469, United States

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Phone:

561-747–8380

Sight Details:

  • $10
  • Jan.–Apr., daily 10–5; May–Dec., Tues.–Sun., 10–5. Last tour at 4

Published 09/14/2015

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