St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum Exhibits

The Smithsonian Affiliate St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum shares maritime stories beginning with Ponce de Leon's first sighting of Florida in 1513 to the worldwide shrimping industry with that started in northeast Florida in the early 20th century. Visit to learn about the region's rich maritime heritage through our exhibits while the 140-foot view from the top of the Lighthouse gives you a wide angle on today!

Self-guided Exhibits

Keepers' Office

From Whaling to Whale Watching

Historic Grounds Tour

At Home with the Harns in a Post Civil War Keeper's Household

WRECKED!: The Story of a Revolutionar War Shipwreck 

Northeast Florida Shrimping: Foundation of a Global Enterprise

Wooden Boats and Boatbuilding

Maritime Hammock Nature Trails

Eliza and Cracker's Children's Area Featuring:

Science of Light Discovery Spot

Shipyard Play Area

Online and Virtual Exhibits

World War II United States Coast Guard

Anastasia Island Historic Photographs



Ghost Tour:
All Ghosts, No Gimmicks!

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