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Educational Programs

Unique & engaging experiences at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

Lighthouse Sunset Tour

Climb 105 steps and take in the spectacular sunset views atop the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse! Learn a bit of history along the way. Attendees receive a special gift from Tommy Bahama Restaurant.

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Twilight Yoga at the Light

Experience the serenity of Yoga with Mary Veal on the Lighthouse Deck at sunset every Monday.  Stay fit and calm the mind in this all-levels class where beginners are welcomed!

Specialized Guided Tours – New for 2023!

Free with paid admission, visitors can join a themed guided tour Tuesday thru Friday. Tuesdays– Native Plants of the ONA, Wednesdays – Five Flags Over the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, Thursdays – Early Native American History on the Loxahatchee, Fridays – Day in the Life of a Lighthouse Keeper.

Lighthouse Moonrise Tour

Climb the Lighthouse and catch the full moon rising above the Atlantic Ocean. Hear some amazing history on your breezy adventure, sure to make a fabulous date night!

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Lighthouse Explorer’s Club

Join us for a family-fun adventure on the second Saturday of each month! Explorers of all ages will discover a unique hands-on activity and piece of fascinating history with a different monthly theme. This program is free with your paid admission.

Lighthouse Story Time & Crafts for Kids

Kids have it ‘made in the shade’ under our Seminole Chickee Hut as we read exciting stories about lighthouse keepers, Florida history, and local plants & animals! This free program is ideal for children aged 8 and under, online registration is required.

Lighthouse Homeschool Mornings – New for 2023!

Experience our hands-on learning program specifically made for homeschool groups! Students will explore 3 activity stations and every Homeschool Morning will focus on a different theme. Flex your Social Studies, English Language Arts, Science, and art-making skills through a combination of guided and self-guided activities. Activities will align with Florida state curriculum and be guided by staff and volunteers. Pre-registration is required online. 10:00 am-12:00 pm or 11:00 am-1:00 pm.

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School Field Trips

Schools teaching grades 3rd-12th are welcome to visit the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum! Field trips are offered Tuesdays thru Fridays and lesson plans and educator resources are available. Activities will align with Florida state curriculum and be guided by staff and volunteers. Pre-registration is required.

Sensory Sensitive Mornings – New beginning April 2023!

A sensory friendly outdoor experience for children on the autism spectrum and with sensory sensitivities, as well as their families and caregivers. Early hours provide a relaxed environment for attendees to engage in a hands-on activity, learn history and enjoy an optional climb of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse.

Historical Trolley Tours

Jump aboard with our Guide for a history tour on a trolley from Molly’s Trolleys! Learn the rich history of the Jupiter area, from the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse’s own history to favorite spots of Burt Reynolds to significant Black and African American historical sites key to our local history.

Historian at the Pavilion

Enjoy our free history talk at the waterfront pavilion with your general admission ticket. History buffs will discover amazing facets of Jupiter’s past with our Historian, Josh Liller.

Lighthouse Sunrise Tour

Experience the quiet beauty and amazing colors of the sun rising over the Atlantic Ocean from atop the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse. Join us for our rare Lighthouse Sunrise Tour – bring your camera and catch some rays and history

Virtual Education Initiative Programs

Lighthouse Story Time for Kids Videos

The following videos and crafts were produced in response to COVID-19. Our monthly Lighthouse Story Time in-person program has resumed. Please visit our calendar of events to register for a future program.

Enjoy these videos for children ages 8 and under.
4/20/21   The Lighthouse Keeper’s Breakfast  Video
3/23/21   Happy Hatchlings Video
2/16/21   Turtle Tracks Video
1/12/21   Manatee Magic Video
12/15/20 The Lighthouse Keeper’s Surprise Video
11/17/20 My Grandma Lives in Florida  Video, Craft Video & Craft
10/13/20 Story Time for Oct. is cancelled.
9/15/20  The Lighthouse Keeper’s Mystery Video & Craft
8/18/20  Up Keeps The Light On Video, Craft Video & Craft Kit
7/14/20  The Lighthouse Keeper’s New Friend Video & Craft
6/23/20  Macgregor & the Sea Turtles Video, Craft Video & Craft
6/9/20    Macgregor Video, Craft Video & Craft
5/19/20 The Lighthouse Keeper’s Catastrophe  Video
5/26/20 The Lighthouse Keeper’s Rescue  Video
5/12/20 The Lighthouse Keeper’s Picnic  Video
5/5/20   The Lighthouse Keeper’s Cat  Video
4/28/20 The Lighthouse Keeper’s Tea  Video
4/14/20 The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch  Video

 

Virtual Lighthouse Tour with Charlie Pierce

Download our free smartphone app Jupiter Lighthouse Tours available for Apple and Android technology. There you will find a “Kids Tour with Charlie Pierce” for students to experience the lighthouse grounds virtually. This tour lasts 30 minutes.

We also offer…

periodic lectures, off-site programs, special events and other programming throughout the year.

Visit these pages for additional information:

 

Adult Group Tours Camp Tours Calendar Information General Admission Information

This activity is conducted under permit from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and occurs all or in part on public lands administered by the BLM within the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area.