Hours, Ticket Prices, Directions

"Tour Your Way"

For the same admission price choose to tour with a smartphone at your pace OR join a guided history tours at 11 am and 2 pm.

Admission includes:

  • Lighthouse Grounds & Exhibits
  • Climb to the top of the Lighthouse
  • History Museum Exhibits

At the Lighthouse, a queue forms for those climbing the 105 steps to the top.

The Lighthouse is located inside a fenced area on restricted property. Access to the Lighthouse is by paid admission only. The admission desk is located in the Museum Gift Shop. Children must be a minimum of 48″ tall to climb the Lighthouse.

Note: We are Closed Sep. 3rd for Labor Day

Hours of Operation

HOURS: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm

  • Last admittance to the Lighthouse grounds is at 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday-Sunday (May through December)
  • 7 Days a Week (January through April 29)

Additional Information:

  • We are closed most major holidays and periodically close early due to events.
  • 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.
  • Additional access and security information is located on our Safety & Accessibility page.

Holiday & Early Closings

CLOSED: New Year’s Day, Easter, April 30, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Nov. 10 – Last admission at 3 pm and closing at 4 pm
Nov. 17 – Last admission is at 2 pm and closing at 3 pm
Nov. 30 – Last admission at 3 pm and closing at 4 pm
Dec. 8 – Last admission at 3 pm and closing at 4 pm
Dec. 15 – Last admission at 3 pm and closing at 4 pm
Dec. 24 – Last admission is at 2 pm and closing at 3 pm
Dec. 31- Last admission at 3 pm and closing at 4 pm

Jan 19 – Last admission is at 3:00 pm and closing at 4 pm.
Jan 25 – Last admission is at 3:00 pm and closing at 4 pm.

Ticket Prices

Adults  $12
US Veterans & Seniors (60+)  $10  (US VETERANS ADMITTED FREE ALL NOVEMBER)
Child Admission (Ages 6-18) $6

Free Admission:

  • Children ages 5 & under
  • Lighthouse Members
  • Active US Military and their immediate families with ID. We are a BlueStar Museum.
  • EKIP-4th grades passes are accepted.

Free tour admission does not include photo shoots or private events.
Prices are subject to change.


Admission Rules

  • Children must be a minimum of 48″ tall to climb.
  • Children under 6 may go on tour but must remain at the Lighthouse deck with an adult guardian.
  • 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.
  • Spike heals & 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.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

We offer climbing tours of the landmark 1860 Jupiter Light, exhibits in the waterfront History Museum located in the restored WWII Naval housing quarters building, programs, events and a Museum Gift Shop.
Florida’s Lighthouses are some of the finest in the country and the active aid to navigation at Jupiter is no exception!

Special Notices

Admission Specials 2018

US Veterans in November
US Veterans are admitted FREE in November for regular daytime admission to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Must Show Valid US Veterans ID, offer valid for US Veterans Only

Blue Star Museums

In honor of Blue Star Museums the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum is now honoring free regular daytime admission year-round for Active Duty US Military & their immediate families with current ID. Present ID at the time of admission.

Personal Photo Sessions

Weddings, Family, Engagement or Maternity photo sessions must be booked a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.  Dates and times are limited, please visit our Wedding Page
or email Katrina Heller, or call at 561-747-8380 x101 to check on pricing and availability. Photo sessions are not for media or corporate bookings.

Special Notices

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.


Located in Lighthouse Park, 500 Capt Armour’s Way (Alt. A1A/Beach Rd & US Hwy 1).
From I-95 (exit 87A) or FL Turnpike (exit 116), Take Indiantown Rd east, turn left/north on US Highway 1. Turn right/east at Alt.A1A/Beach Rd. Turn first right into Lighthouse Park. Follow road all the way back to the Museum building. Admission is located inside Museum Gift Shop.


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

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum