BigTravelNews.info - Nov 22,2010 - December 28, Tuesday, 10:00am to 2:00pm, Happy New Year!. Enjoy family oriented activities and kidís crafts. Visit our lighthouse keeper (in living history mode) as he describes his duties at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. Then join him as he talks about the history of the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse, and demonstrates the maintenance duties on the First Order Fresnel Lens. Included with regular admission, no advance reservations required. Regular admission to the lighthouse museum is $5 for adults (12 years and older), and $1.50 for children. The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is located at 4931 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet. Open from 10am with last admission to the grounds at 6pm. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Call 386-761-1821 ext 18, for more information.
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