Pensacola Lighthouse & Museum offers climbing tours of the landmark 1859 lighthouse. The Lighthouse, situated on Pensacola Bay across from the Naval Aviation Museum, offers indoor and outdoor history exhibits, gift shop, Blue Angel and Light of the Moon Tours, ghost hunts, weddings and special events. The Richard C. Callaway Museum, in the restored 1869 keeper's quarters, offers local history exhibits including: Native American, Presidio Santa Maria de Galve, and the first Pensacola Lighthouse. Programs include a free history lecture series, sunset tours, children's programs, weddings and special events. The Lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
NAS Pensacola to change gate access procedures
Effective Feb. 1, 2016, all unescorted visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Barrancas and Pensacola Lighthouse who do not possess a DoD identification card, will be required to enter the installation via the West Gate (Blue Angel Parkway).
NAS Pensacola's Main Gate (Navy Boulevard) will be open to all employees, military and DoD cardholders, as well as previously vetted personnel who possess a valid visitor's pass. Visitors to Barrancas National Cemetery will be vetted upon arrival at the Visitors Information Center, Bldg. 777, at the Main Gate.