If you’ve missed walking the grounds of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, we’ve got good news for you! The lighthouse is opening back up to the public May 30, 2020 with enhanced safety precautions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the lighthouse website, visitors must wear face coverings and observe social distancing while on the property.
Here’s a look at the updated rules and safety measures being put into place:
- Visitors are required to wear a face covering while at the Museum entrance, in the Gift Shop, on the Lighthouse Deck and during your climb.
- Visitors are asked to keep 6 feet apart from other guests and respect social distancing.
- A maximum of 6 visitors will be permitted inside the Gift Shop at one time.
- A maximum of 10 people will be permitted to climb the Lighthouse at one time.
- Markers will be placed on the Lighthouse Deck for social distancing while awaiting your climb.
- Guest guide maps and climb certificates will be available at the designated entrance and exit of the grounds.
- Hand sanitizer will be available for guests at key locations throughout the site. You may want to bring a small bottle of your own.
- Staff will wear face covering and sanitize surfaces regularly throughout the day.
- Public restrooms are available in Lighthouse Park for park goers. Restrooms in the gift shop and on the Lighthouse grounds are for Lighthouse visitors only.
The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum is open Thursday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The last lighthouse grounds admission is 3:00 p.m. Prices range from $12 for adults, children ages 6-18 are $6, U.S. Veterans and seniors 60+ at $10, and kids under 5 get in for free.
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