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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse

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Completed in 1887 the Ponce Inlet Light Station and museum is a National Historic Landmark and one of the last complete large light stations remaining in the U.S. Visitors can climb 203 steps to the top of the tower for a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean, inlet and inland waters. The lighthouse remains a working private aid to navigation to this day. The light station allows visitors the opportunity to climb the lighthouse and tour the historic keepers dwellings containing exhibits on lighthouse history, the US Life Saving Service, Fresnel Lenses, Lighthouses for Airplanes, and much more. A unique nautical gift shop is on site.

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  • Activities:
  • Educational Sessions Available,
  • Amenities:
  • Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Multilingual Services Available
  • Average Visit Time:
  • 1 - 2 hours,

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Climb to the Moon

October 08, 2014
Climb to the Moon at Florida's tallest lighthouse! Treat yourself, significant other, family, and friends to breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, World's Most Famous Beach, Ponce Inlet, and coastal wetlands under the golden glow of the setting sun. Toast the full moon with a sparkling beverage as it rises above the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy panoramic vistas of the Florida coast by moonlight. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres provided by Inlet Harbor Restaurant. Join the old lighthouse keeper as he leads you on your journey into the past and discover the unique history of this National Historic Landmark. Open to young and old alike, C ...Read More>> imb to the Moon is offered only once a lunar month when the moon is at its fullest. Participation is limited to 25 guests per event. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are sold on a first come first serve basis. Climb to the Moon admission prices are $25 for non-members and $20 for Preservation Association Members. Memberships may be purchased online at lighthouselocker.org. Tickets may be purchased in advance by contacting the Preservation Association's administrative assistant via email at khuffman@ponceinlet.org or by phone at (386) 761-1821 ext. 10. Read Less
http://www.ponceinlet.org

khuffman@ponceinlet.org

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Museum at Night

October 18, 2014 - October 19, 2014
Climb the lighthouse at night, enjoy stargazing through the MOAS telescopes with Curator of Astronomy Seth Mayo. Explore refraction, reflection and how light moves in our Science of Light exhibit. All activities are included with regular admission, no reservations required.
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Climb to the Moon

November 06, 2014
Climb to the Moon at Florida's tallest lighthouse! Treat yourself, significant other, family, and friends to breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, World's Most Famous Beach, Ponce Inlet, and coastal wetlands under the golden glow of the setting sun. Toast the full moon with a sparkling beverage as it rises above the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy panoramic vistas of the Florida coast by moonlight. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres provided by Inlet Harbor Restaurant. Join the old lighthouse keeper as he leads you on your journey into the past and discover the unique history of this National Historic Landmark. Open to young and old alike, C ...Read More>> imb to the Moon is offered only once a lunar month when the moon is at its fullest. Participation is limited to 25 guests per event. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are sold on a first come first serve basis. Climb to the Moon admission prices are $25 for non-members and $20 for Preservation Association Members. Memberships may be purchased online at lighthouselocker.org. Tickets may be purchased in advance by contacting the Preservation Association's administrative assistant via email at khuffman@ponceinlet.org or by phone at (386) 761-1821 ext. 10. Read Less
http://www.ponceinlet.org

khuffman@ponceinlet.org

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