WINTER WEATHER CLOSURE - Due to a Winter Weather Advisory, the Lighthouse will be closed to the public on Friday, January 21st. We apologize for any inconvenience, and hope that you all stay safe and warm! 

Mask Requirement Update: Due to an increase of COVID-19 cases in the local area, appropriate face coverings must be worn indoors on NAS Pensacola beginning Jan. 1, 2022. This applies to all individuals regardless of vaccination status.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We are located on Naval Air Station Pensacola, which is currently open only to current DoD ID card holders and certain Veterans Health Identification Card holders. Civilians will not be able to access the Lighthouse on their own. For civilians seeking access, please see our special tour options here.

Pensacola's Place
for Maritime History

Climb 177 steps up the historic Pensacola Lighthouse for one of the most beautiful views on the Gulf Coast. Built in 1859, the Lighthouse is located onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola.

Know Before You Go

  1. Bring proper ID
  2. Wear shoes with a secured back
  3. Climbers must be at least 44" tall or 7 years old. Children 12 & under can not climb without a ticketed adult.
  4. Use the Public Gate located at 1878 South Blue Angel Parkway. (The Navy Boulevard Gate is restricted to military personnel).
  5. No oversized purses or backpacks allowed on property

Plan Your Visit

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Friday - Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Last Admission Sold 20 Minutes Prior to Closing
Adults: $9.50
12 & Under: $6.50
65 & Over: $6.50
Military Members: $6.50
Children under 44 inches are free

Check Out the Views @pcolalighthouse

Historic Lighthouse and Maritime Shots From Pensacola


Enter through the NAS Pensacola Public Gate, with proper ID.

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