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St. Simons Lighthouse Museum

Address: 101 12th Street, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
Phone Number: +1 912-638-4666
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Museums
Attraction details
Type: Lighthouses, Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Miami Beach, Florida, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Be sure to check out the Museum exhibits, then take the circular stairway to the top of the lighthouse for breathtaking views of the surrounding area. Admission price also includes entry to the Maritime Museum on the US Coast Guard Station grounds, which is a short drive from the lighthouse. Well worth the time to see.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It is a beautiful Lighthouse but be careful ... only one railing. The ticket price includes admittance to a few things so be ready to spend an hour or so using up the extras ... and they are worth the time if you are a history buff ... maritime and land.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Small lighthouse built in 1872. It has 129 circular steps to the top of the lighthouse. Beautiful views from the top.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a great lighthouse to climb. The view is breathtaking. The meusem is great and the staff are full of knowledge

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Savannah, Georgia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Lots of stairs but worth it for the view. Lots of photo ops all the way up to the top. My teenagers even enjoyed the trip.

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Hendersonville
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242 reviews 242 reviews
62 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The lighthouse is lovely and the view from the top is amazing. The museum is very impressive. I had no idea there was so much history to enjoy. The Museum Store is one of the best. Beautiful gifts and Christmas ornaments and jewelry make nice gifts.

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Luella, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The lighthouse brings you back to a time of old ships, pirates, and grand ladies. The view from the top is amazing and also helps to tone those hard areas. The gift shop is full of sea items and there is a price for everyone. It is a favorite place to people watch as well as the ocean.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The lighthouse itself is stunning. Make the climb to the top for a great view. The museum is impressive-so much history to take in.

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Derby, Kansas
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83 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

It was so interesting to not only climb the steps to this beautiful lighthouse, but to go through the home of the lighthouse keeper. This was a full time job for the keeper and his family could live right there. There were many informative displays.

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Warrenton, Georgia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
3 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The Historic Lighthouse & Museum is a must see for island visitors. Located in the heart of the Village and Neptune Park, parking and access is very convenient. If you don't want to climb the lighthouse the museum and park offer something for all members of the family both young and old. The lighthouse is still operational casting its light... More 

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