Make the most out of your Ponce Inlet experience! See what the light station has to offer by embarking on a virtual tour of the site’s historic grounds, buildings, and modern structures. Discover why the Ponce Inlet Light Station is home to what is widely considered to be one of the best and most comprehensive lighthouse museums in the world. Learn the many ways you can tour this National Historic Landmark individually or as a group to make your lighthouse experience the most rewarding and enjoyable it can be. Explore our town and learn what else there is to see and do in our quiet seaside community. You may find that your afternoon excursion to Ponce Inlet will quickly become an all-day event!
How best to tour the lighthouse and museum depends on several factors including the type, size, and age range of your group and when you plan to visit. Options include Self-Guided Tours that you can enjoy at any time during the museum’s normal hours of operation, Guided Group Tours led by the museum’s knowledgeable volunteer docents that require advance reservations and are subject to availability, and Special Event Tours including the museum's monthly Climb to the Moon event that are offered for an additional charge and are open to limited number of participants. Regardless of how you choose to tour this important National Historic Landmark, you are guaranteed to have an unforgettable lighthouse experience!
Climb the tower! Tour the houses and buildings. Step inside the white picket fence and travel back to 1887 to experience one of the most authentic, complete, and well-preserved light stations in the country. You will marvel at the courage of the lighthouse keepers and their families and learn what it was like to live in Florida at the turn of the century.
Located ten miles south of Daytona on the World's Most Famous Beach, the town of Ponce Inlet is one of Florida's best-kept secrets. Named one of the world's top ten beaches by Dr. Beach, Ponce Inlet offers a wealth of additional activities to enjoy within the local community following your tour of the historic Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. With its natural beauty, history, and relaxing atmosphere you may never want to leave!
January 1 Through May 26
Daily 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(Last admission 5:00 p.m.)
Children (>11yrs) $1.95
Infants (NB-2) Free