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Point Pinos Lighthouse

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Address: Asilomar Avenue, Between Ocean View Boulevard and Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone Number: 831-648-5716
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Fri - Mon 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: One of the oldest operating lighthouses on the West Coast.

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The Point Pinos lighthouse is very charming with lots of history. It is free with donation excepted. One of our favorite lighthouses.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Point Pinos lighthouse is very charming with lots of history. It is free with donation excepted. One of our favorite lighthouses.

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Carmel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Wonderfully restored this is a delightful step back into Monterey coastal history. Worth the stop if you are a lighthouse lover.

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Upland, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A must see when in the area. Small fee is well worth the stop. Fun trip back in history for all ages.

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Tehachapi, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My wife and I enjoy traveling and touring all the lighthouses and this one was nicely maintained and still functioning. We also think this is probably one of the nicest areas on the California coast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We went one evening to view the sunset at Point Pinos along the ocean and also to view the Point Pinos Lighthouse. It is the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the West Coast of the United States. Got some beautiful pictures of the lighthouse and of the sunset and surrounding area. It's a great place to enjoy the last rays... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is an interesting lighthouse that has great views from the 2nd story rooms. I especially loved the little sunroom facing the ocean and could imagine myself having a cup of coffee there and a good book to read!!

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Fareham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This lighthouse is the oldest still operating on the West Coast. The volunteers who run this do a great job and are a fount of knowledge. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit as the rooms are depicting the life style of the keepers and the Log Books give fascinating accounts of daily occurrences especially of the 1906 earthquake. The volunteers are... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

It's $2 per adult, and $1 per child. The upstairs area is really neat. It's small and has about 3 rooms to see (plus the light itself). Then a basement area that explains how the lights work. It was all interesting and the docents we met were lovely. The property is small but pretty overlooking the golf course and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Nice little lighthouse, the people running the light house were friendly. A very interesting place. I learned a lot. The view from the light house are great. The golf course and old cemetery are across the street.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A working lighthouse just minutes away from Pacific Grove downtown, accurately restored and maintained by a group of lighthouse afficiandos. Donation requested and well worth it. Check it out to see the lighthouse, the grounds, and some of the restored equipment.

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Additional Information about Point Pinos Lighthouse

Address: Address: Asilomar Avenue, Between Ocean View Boulevard and Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone Number: 831-648-5716
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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