CLOSURE NOTICE: Due to the tragic events aboard NAS Pensacola on December 6th, the Pensacola Lighthouse & Maritime Museum can currently only receive DOD ID card holding guests at this time. Individuals without a DOD ID Card will not be allowed access to the base through any gate. We will keep everyone posted when the base is able to receive civilian guests once again. Thank you for your understanding!

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 bags or purses allowed on property

Plan Your Visit

Hours of Operation
Open Daily: 9:00am-5:00pm
(Last admission at 4:40)
Adults: $7.00
12 & Under, 65+, and Military: $4.00
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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