Hours, Ticket Prices, Directions

"Tour Your Way"

Tour the Lighthouse grounds your way, or for the same admission price take a guided history tours at 11 am and 2 pm.
A cellphone tour app tour is available. Que at the Lighthouse to climb, meet our Site Lookout at the top and snap that selfie.

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

Note: We are Closed July 4th to celebrate Independence 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. 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
Child Admission (Ages 6-18) $6

Free admission for:
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.


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.
Please allow 2 hours to visit site and trail.


The admissions desk is located in the museum gift shop. Regular admission includes Museum exhibits and a Lighthouse Tour.
Prices are subject to change.

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

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.

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.

Admission Specials 2018

National Lighthouse Day
We’re celebrating our very own Jupiter Light and all the spectacular beacons shining along America’s coastlines on August 7th by offering Buy-One-Get-One admission for the day from 10am-4pm. The offer is only valid on Aug. 7th only and must include the purchase of one adult or senior admission to receive the second of equal or lesser value. We invite Lighthouse fans everywhere to tour our treasured 1860 Jupiter Light.

Love Our Locals Wednesdays
Palm Beach and Martin County Residents are admitted FREE Every Wednesday In September for regular daytime admission to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum September 2018.
Each Adult (Age 19+) Must Show Current Valid ID. Children admitted at the regular rate

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


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