St. Augustine Brewers Festival donates $9,400 to the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

2019-06-21T12:18:54-04:00June 21st, 2019|

Organizers of the inaugural St. Augustine Brewers’ Festival presented a donation of $9,421.27 to the nonprofit St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. The event was held on Saturday, May 11 at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park.  In addition to the donation to the lighthouse, Brewers’ Fest organizers also donated $1,000 to Keepers of the Coast, which provided a water refill station during the event. “We are thrilled to be selected as a beneficiary of [...]

Frequently Asked Questions by Lighthouse Visitors

2022-04-04T12:54:33-04:00April 30th, 2019|

Before You Visit Q. Can I climb the lighthouse? A. Yes, weather permitting, you can walk out on the observation deck and look into the lens room. For their safety, children must be at least 44 inches tall to climb. Q. Are there any restrictions to climbing? A. You must be at least 44 inches tall to go up to the top of the lighthouse. Children who are not tall enough to climb get in [...]

Dredge Florida Video Library

2019-02-07T08:41:27-05:00February 7th, 2019|

The following underwater video clips were all recorded on the wreck of the Florida since 2006: https://youtu.be/F65P1f8NQGw Massive jewfish or Goliath Grouper on the wreck of the dredge Florida. (00:08) https://youtu.be/RFiRu88OuSw Jewfish in the Dark (00:13) https://youtu.be/G8OFIpw0-ms LAMP diver Chuck Meide watches a jewfish (barely visible, can you spot it?) on the wreck of the Florida. (00:41) https://youtu.be/dg2LH0CRjoI Schools of small fish and diver on the wreck of the dredge Florida. (00:29) https://youtu.be/eyjKYKMrH1s https://youtu.be/_BlH3Z_R5TU Diver [...]

January 18-20: Super blood moon and total lunar eclipse

2019-01-10T15:29:41-05:00January 10th, 2019|

Eclipse 2019: A Super Blood Wolf Moon will appear between January 20 and 21 (Image: GETTY) Next total lunar eclipse won’t be until May 2021 The total lunar eclipse includes a super Moon where a full moon appears 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than usual! The full moon can be viewed throughout the weekend of January 18-20, with the lunar eclipse beginning the night of January 20. Ready to see the FULL MOON from the top of the tower at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum? Dark of [...]

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum open during government shutdown

2018-12-27T10:13:11-05:00December 27th, 2018|

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, a private nonprofit, is open for guests during the government shutdown. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week. Dark of the Moon Ghost Tours also are available each Friday through Sunday. For ticket and tour details, go to staugustinelighthouse.org or call 904-829-0745. The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is not government owned. In 1998 the Museum was separately [...]

Shop Local at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

2018-12-20T10:34:08-05:00December 20th, 2018|

The gift shop at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is the perfect place to find last minute gift items and stocking stuffers! Find handmade and handpainted ornaments, coffee and tea mugs, photography and art prints, jewelry, bird feeders, stained glass, holiday cards, locally made hot sauce, t-shirts and hats, collectible lighthouse items, Dark of the Moon Ghost Tours merchandise, our Tin Pickle Cafe handmade fudge, and so much more! See photos below of [...]

St. Augustine Lighthouse decorates signs & logos all across the city

2018-12-10T15:42:09-05:00December 10th, 2018|

By Jayda Barnes, Flagler College intern The St. Augustine Lighthouse can be spotted all across the city, and not just because the light tower is so tall. All throughout town, the Lighthouse decorates signs and logos for many local businesses, organizations and events. The Lighthouse shows up everywhere, from the St. Augustine Record to Old City Electric. The tower lights up churches, like Anastasia Baptist Church and the Lighthouse Church of God, and schools like [...]

Book Signing: Illustrator Deborah Spiller will sign copies of SNOWBALL, THE BEAR WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS

2018-11-26T10:54:01-05:00November 26th, 2018|

BILINGUAL CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS BOOK A GIFT FROM ST. AUGUSTINE ILLUSTRATOR On Dec 15 and 16 from 1-4 pm, at the St. Augustine Lighthouse Gift Shop, St. Augustine illustrator, Deborah L. Spiller, will be signing and selling copies of the new bilingual edition of SNOWBALL, THE BEAR WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS. With the original illustrations still in place, this larger format softcover edition tells Snowball’s story in English and Spanish and sells for $14.95. Proceeds will benefit [...]

IN THE NEWS: Recent blogs that feature the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

2018-07-27T11:44:02-04:00July 27th, 2018|

  https://adventuresofmom.com/top-things-to-do-in-st-augustine-for-families/ https://thecreativesahm.com/2018/08/14/st-augustine-florida-a-historical-gem/ Must-Visit Florida Lighthouses for a Date Day Trip Orlando Date Night Guide https://www.orlandodatenightguide.com/2018/07/florida-lighthouses-near-orlando/ Things to do in St. Augustine: A Look at Florida's Historic Coast Daily Dream 360 https://www.dailydream360.com/things-to-do-in-st-augustine-a-look-at-floridas-historic-coast/#Hilton_St_Augustine St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum by Night Simply St. Augustine http://www.simplystaugustine.com/historic-st-augustine/st-augustine-lighthouse-and-maritime-museum-by-night/ Florida bucket list: 20 things you have to do in the Sunshine State Detroit Free Press https://ux.freep.com/story/travel/destinations/2018/07/16/florida-attractions-things-do/785157002/ A Day Trip in St. Augustine, Florida: 8 Things To Do and Eat The Travelling [...]

PHOTOS: Must-see views along the Maritime Hammock Trail

2018-07-23T13:53:32-04:00July 23rd, 2018|

MARITIME HAMMOCK STROLL! Here are some photos taken on Monday, July 23 on a stroll through the Maritime Hammock trails on the grounds of the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. We also offer a Scavenger Hunt for all ages! Search for creatures that live in this coastal habitat and learn about medicinal and historic uses of plants ...  

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