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Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum

2B E Gulf Beach Dr, St. George Island, FL 32328-2883
+1 850-927-7745
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Easy climb.

The stairs are wider than most lighthouse stairs. Then there’s a short climb on a ladder to get to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Julie V
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Historic beauty!

Please stop in and support keeping this beautiful landmark around! Cute things in their shop and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tricia b
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Destin, Florida
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Climb the lighthouse - 92 stairs to the top and see beautiful St. George Island high atop the lighthouse. Must be at least 40" tall to climb. We also have a wonderful museum and gift shop you can visit at no charge.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2B E Gulf Beach Dr, St. George Island, FL 32328-2883
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The stairs are wider than most lighthouse stairs. Then there’s a short climb on a ladder to get to the top. Enjoy the view.

Thank Julie V
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please stop in and support keeping this beautiful landmark around! Cute things in their shop and there’s a really nice park on the grounds. Climbing to the top is not for anyone with a fear or problem with tight spaces though. But if you are...More

Thank tricia b
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CapeSaintGeorge, Manager at Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for making our beautiful lighthouse as one of your vacation stops. The view at the top is definitely worth the climb.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the Island and the Light House! We rented a Golf Cart and drove all over the Island and too the Light House.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love St George and its lighthouse is a symbol of beauty and fun. It is also fairly new as it was moved from one side of the island to the center not too long ago. It makes you wonder how the lighthouse keeper lived...More

Thank Paolo C
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CapeSaintGeorge, Manager at Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review. The lighthouse was lovingly moved and rebuilt in 2008 so we will be celebrating it's 10th anniversary this year. Our admiration and respect go out to all the past Keepers and their life could not have been easy but...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Apalachicola, but such an easy drive to SGI. Easy parking, convenient to beach. Public restrooms easy accessibility and beach beautiful white sand with nice, family friendly crowd! So relaxing and loved that it is dog friendly (even though our American bulldog was NOT...More

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CapeSaintGeorge, Manager at Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting our area. Apalachicola is a great place to stay and you are correct about the drive to St. George Island being convenient. Cross 2 beautiful bridges and you are there and the lighthouse welcomes you as you come onto the island. Hope...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

My wife and I really loved this stop! It was a great light house with a neat history. We were about to climb all the way to the top, and the view was spectacular. I love history, and the ladies in the light house were...More

Thank Tre L
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CapeSaintGeorge, Owner at Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Thanks so much for making Lighthouse Park one of you stops. We are very fortunate to have wonderful docents and staff that love the area and we are proud of them all. The view at the top of the lighthouse is the best on the...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Maintained by the people of St. George Island, Florida, this is a must see if you love lighthouses. The grounds are well manicured and tropical; you can freely walk around the area, visiting in the gift shop/museum and get a narrated history. The SGI Visitor...More

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CapeSaintGeorge, Manager at Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks so much for visiting our beautiful Lighthouse Park. The view from the top of the lighthouse is the perfect way to see the entire island and bridge. We appreciate you adding the lighthouse to your travel destination.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The gift shop and museum are small but are packed with great information and wonderful gift ideas. Taking the time to climb to the top of the Lighthouse tops off the visit. Highly recommend!More

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CapeSaintGeorge, Manager at Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks for adding Lighthouse Park to your travel destination. We are very proud of the gift shop/museum and of course the lighthouse. The museum has lots of history and the gift shop specializes in promoting the creations from local artists. The view from the top...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We visited the lighthouse on a hazy cool day during our spring break vacation. The Keeper's House museum was nice and the trip up to the top of the small light house was nice; you could see for miles. The cost was reasonable and it's...More

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CapeSaintGeorge, Manager at Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thanks for making the Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum as part of your vacation. You can definitely get the best view of St. George Island at the top of the lighthouse. Hope you visit us again.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We bought the tickets to climb to the top of the lighthouse. It was a fun thing to do. Does not take long. It is a great view from the top. Steps have been all redone so it is an easy climb to the top....More

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CapeSaintGeorge, Manager at Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thanks so much for making Lighthouse Park one of your stops on St. George Island. The view at the top is definitely worth the climb and the gift shop and museum are great. Appreciate you taking the time to share your experience.

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janetingle
1 September 2017|
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Response from Kate A | Property representative |
Ticket Prices are as follows $5 Adults $3 Children 7-16 Free for children 6 and under You must be at least 40" tall to climb the lighthouse Please call 850-927-7745 or visit our website if you have any further questions.
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janetingle
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Response from Edna W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Lighthouse is open to the public. Fee is $5/adult and $3/children. It's small but climb to the top for a view. The museum is interesting and free. Souvenirs of course are available and part of the funds go for... More
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Colleen S
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Response from Kate A | Property representative |
Hours of Operation March 1 – October 31 Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM Sun: Noon - 5 PM Thurs: Closed November 1 - February 28 Friday - Wednesday: Noon - 5 PM, Closed Thursday
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