Hours, Ticket Prices, Directions

Special Notice | 2024

Due to US 1 Bridge Construction:
– The new Lighthouse Admissions & Gift Shop entrance is located on the east side of the parking lot. Access to the Lighthouse is by paid admission only.
– The WWII Building with museum exhibit Five Thousand Years on the Loxahatchee is currently closed.
– These exhibits remain open: Tindall Pioneer Homestead, Lighthouse Keeper’s Workshop, Seminole Chickee, Nature Pathways & Shoreline Viewing Pier, Lighthouse Deck & Lighthouse Climbs.

*NOTE: When using GPS, select ‘Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum’ to ensure the address is 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469

Days & Hours

  • Lighthouse Climbs/Site Access: Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Gift Shop: Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Hours are subject to change due to daily safety limits.

SPECIAL HOURS:
Early Closure:

November 23 (last admission at 1:00pm; closed at 2:00pm)

Tentative Extended Closure:
October 1 – 11, 2024

Special Open:
December 30

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS:
New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

Additional Information:

  • Hours are subject to change due to daily visitor safety limits, inclement weather, and holidays.
  • Wait times may be longer than expected during winter months. 
  • Tours may be delayed or cancelled due to weather restrictions including rain, lightning, thunder, and high winds. If your tour is cancelled for weather related reasons, we will offer you a rain check or refund your admission price in the original form of payment. Please keep your receipt.

General Admission Prices

Adults  $12
US Veterans & Seniors (60+)  $10
Child Admission (Ages 6-18) $6

Free Admission:

  • Children ages 5 & under
  • Lighthouse Members
  • Active US Military and their immediate families with ID. Limit 6. We are a Blue Star Museum year-round.
  • US Veterans are admitted free during the month of November.
  • Every Kid Outdoors Pass-4th-5th grades passes are accepted.

General admission does not include photo shoots, special evening events, programs, or sunset or moonrise tours.
Prices are subject to change.

With Your Admission:

  • Lighthouse Climbs
  • On-Site Exhibits
  • Smartphone Tour App: available in English, French & Spanish. A Charlie Pierce children’s smartphone tour is also available.
  • Guided Tours: Tuesday – Friday, at 12 pm & 1pm. Space is limited.

General Admission Rules

  • Children must be a minimum of 48″ tall to climb.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult to climb the Lighthouse.
  • For your safety, all persons must be able to climb unassisted and may not be carried up the Lighthouse.
  • The climb is strenuous: persons with health considerations do so at their own discretion and risk.
  • Please note that bags of any kind, large purses, back packs, tripods and selfie sticks are not permitted.
  • Spiked heels & sports cleats of any kind are prohibited. Climbers must wear shoes and may not climb bare-footed or in socks.
  • Please allow 2-3 hours to visit site and trails.
  • Pets are not permitted on site.

Please visit our Safety & Accessibility page for detailed information on restricted items or activities on this historic site. The Lighthouse site is also part of the Outstanding Natural Area and is home to wild animals and reptiles.

Uneven surfaces are common on the grounds. Please be mindful of your footing and children.

Address

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469

Have a questions? Please call 561-747-8380 x101

Directions to Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

Located in Lighthouse Park, 500 Captain Armour’s Way (Alt. A1A/Beach Rd & U.S. Hightway 1).
Directions:
From I-95 (exit 87A) or FL Turnpike (exit 116), Take Indiantown Rd east, turn left/north on Alternate (Alt.) A1A at the railroad track. Head north and cross over U.S. Highway 1 and take the first right into Lighthouse Park. Follow the road to the back parking area. Admission & Gift Shop facility is located at the east side of the parking lot. Admission fee is required. When using GPS, select ‘Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum’ to ensure the address is 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469

Please note that beginning March 2023, the U.S. Highway 1 bridge over the Loxahatchee River/Jupiter Inlet will be closed for bridge replacement. The project is expected to last approximately 20 months. There will be no through traffic during this time. The only accessible route to the Lighthouse will be via Alt. A1A.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum

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