Climb 219 steps to the top of the 165-foot tower for breathtaking views of historic downtown St. Augustine, the beaches, and the Nation's Oldest Port. Discover St. Augustine's rich maritime history at the site of Florida's first lighthouse. Explore exhibits in the restored keepers' house about the Coast Guard in WWII, St. Augustine, shipwrecks, and the lives of the keepers and their families. Don't forget to shop in the museum store for unique lighthouse and maritime gifts. EXPAND YOUR VISIT: Dark of the Moon Ghost Tours, Sunset Moonrise events, St. Augustine Lighthouse SIDE QUEST, Lighthouse Keeper Tours, and private lens room tours are also available at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum.