Fodor's Expert Review Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

Jupiter and Vicinity Museum/Gallery Fodor's Choice

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.

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500 Capt. Armour's Way
Jupiter, Florida  33469, USA

561-747–8380

www.jupiterlighthouse.org

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $12, Closed Mon. May–Dec.

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