Museo Historico Naval
The fortress of San Juan de Ulúa (also spelled Ullúa) was built in the 16th century on an island in Veracruz Harbor.
Tower Height: 60
Height of Focal Plane: 80
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 45 seconds, visible for 15 miles (1879).
Description of Tower: White round tower on the west part of the fortress of San Juan de Ulúa.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1796
Date Present Tower Built: 1796
Date Deactivated: c. 1890
Current Use: Historical monument and tourist site.
Open To Public? Grounds only (?)