Visiting the Lighthouse

2081 Radford Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32508
(850)-393-1561
 
The Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum sits on an active military base, Naval Air Station Pensacola. Please visit the link below for Military Regulations to enter and drive on the base. MOTORCYCLE RIDERS there are very specific safety regulations for you.
 
 
From Perdido Key, FL and Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, AL:
From 292, cross Perdido Key Bridge and continue approximately 17 miles to Navy Blvd. Take a right (south) onto Navy Blvd (CVS will be on your left). and drive through the east gate of NAS Pensacola. Turn right onto Taylor Road and continue about 1.5 miles. Take a right on Radford Boulevard. Pensacola Lighthouse will be half a mile down on the left. You may also use the West Gate for weekday visits, see below.
 
From I-10 East or West:
Take Exit 7 (Pine Forest Road, 297). Head south about 1.5 miles to Blue Angel Parkway. Turn right and drive about 10 miles to the intersection of Blue Angel Parkway and Sorrento Rd. (WalMart will be on your right and Target on your left.) Turn left onto Sorrento Rd. Go apporx. 5 miles to Navy Blvd. Take a right (south) onto Navy Blvd (CVS will be on your left). and drive through the east gate of NAS Pensacola. Turn right onto Taylor Road and continue about 1.5 miles. Take a right on Radford Boulevard. Pensacola Lighthouse will be half a mile down on the left.
 
From Gulf Breeze, Pensacola Beach, Ft. Walton and Destin:
From Highway 98 to Pensacola Bay Bridge, veer left onto Bayfront Parkway, which turns into Main Street. Take a left onto Barrancas Avenue. Turn left onto South Navy Boulevard and drive through the east gate of NAS Pensacola. Turn right onto Taylor Road and continue about 1.5 miles. Take a right on Radford Boulevard. Pensacola Lighthouse will be half a mile down on the left.
 
Parking and Entrances
Ensure all adults have a photo ID in their possession, and all insurance/registration paperwork for the vehicle is up to date and in the vehicle.
The main parking lot is located on the north side of the Lighthouse. Parking spaces for those with disabilities are available on the south side (water side) of the lighthouse. Main parking for Light of the Moon and Ghost Hunts will be on the south side of the lighthouse.
 
West Gate
NAS Pensacola has a west gate located approx one mile south of  the intersection of Blue Angel Parkway and Sorrento Rd. Evening and weekend open times are very limited. The West Gate is typically open from 7:00 am to 6:30 pm on weekdays but is subject to change. The Lighthouse will be on your right when entering from the West Gate.

 

 

Pensacola Lighthouse & Museum offers climbing tours of the landmark 1859 lighthouse. The Richard C. Callaway Museum in the restored 1869 keeper's quarters, offers local history exhibits including: Late Weeden Island culture, Presidio Santa Maria de Galve, first Pensacola Lighthouse and the villages of Warrington and Woosley. Also available are a museum store, and programs include a free history lecture series, sunset tours, children’s programs, weddings and special events. The Lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Contact
2081 Radford Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32508
(850) 393-1561
Info@PensacolaLighthouse.org
 
Daily Admission
Adults $6.00
Children 12 and under $4.00
Seniors 65+ $4.00
Active Duty Military $4.00
Admission includes museum exhibits and lighthouse.
 
Hours of Operation
10:00am–5:30pm Mon.–Sat.
12:00–5:30pm Sun.
(extended summer & holiday hours)
 
For Your Safety
Tower-top tour restrictions: climbers must be 44” or taller, no flip-flops, spike heeled shoes or any trip hazard may be worn to climb the tower stairs. Smoking, food and drink, pets and wet clothing are not permitted on tour or in the museum. 

Spend a Day on the Base

The Lighthouse is located right across the street from the National Naval Aviation Museum, the world's largest Naval Aviation museum and one of the most-visited museums in the state of Florida.

Also nearby is Historic Fort Barrancas. This fort was constructed between 1839-1844 to protect the Pensacola Navy Yard. It is now part of the National Park Service and is open for tours.