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Crooked River Lighthouse

1975 Highway 98 W, Carrabelle, FL 32322
(850) 697-8148 ‎
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Ranked #2 of 5 attractions in Carrabelle
Type: Lighthouses
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English first
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84 reviews 84 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

This is a typical lighthouse with the crazy steep stairs that get even more narrow as you get close to the top. See pics which shows that even a small foot doesn't even fit all the way on the step. You must go at an angle. I've had knee surgery and my knees were weak by the time I climbed... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We love lighthouses and this one is special because it is not the usual brick and mortar style . It is now a museum and has a nice interpretive talk showing the history of this and similar lighthouses in the area. There are many items that would have been in the original home and a nice friendly guide.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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114 reviews 114 reviews
45 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We drove from Cape San Blas for the express purpose of going to this lighthouse. It is only open on the weekends. The Museum was excellent. They had pictures of the lighthouse, along with lights used in the house previously. They had the drawings of the lighthouse and showed how it was delivered in a kit and assembled by part... More

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Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We arrived a hour before it was scheduled to open. Two ladies were running the show. I asked if we could go up and they said yes. We went up by ourselves. Loved the view. I've never been in a lighthouse like this before. It was cool. When we came down one of the ladies give us ideas as to... More

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Merritt Island, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This was a lovely experience in visiting a lighthouse and actually fabricated lighthouse keeper's home. There is a giant looking pirate ship and lovely playground for children in a quiet and well tended park. The history found inside the lighthouse Keeper's house was facinating and interesting.. There had been two keepers of the lighthouse and two homes constructed .. pretty... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Great place to learn some local history and if you can goto the top of the light house. Easy to access off of Hwy 98 and even has a play ground for the little ones. Personal tour of the keeper house is a great touch.

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Ocala, Florida
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153 reviews 153 reviews
28 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

There was some interesting historical information available inside the museum. Be aware that the museum doesn't open until noon, and the lighthouse is only open to go inside on Saturday and Sunday and it carries a fee.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

The lighthouse is neat, but not as cool as the big wooden play ship behind it. Our kids (7 & 5) loved it. Good picnic area. Two negatives: restrooms are only open when the gift shop is (weekend afternoons), and there were quite a few large wood boring bees flying around.

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Platte City, Missouri, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This lighthouse is open weekend for you to climb to the top. Small museum and gift shop. Volunteers were very friendly and informative. A replica pirate ship is also on the grounds for kids.

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Kingmont, wv
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We had never seen a lighthouse construced like this one before. My wife couldn't stop taking pictures. Playground pirate ship looked to be special fun for kids.

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