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Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

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Address: Meddin Dr, Tybee Island, GA 31328
Phone Number: 912 786 5801
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: This 18th-century lighthouse has been converted into a history museum.

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Going up the lighthouse is absolutely exhausting but the views are absolutely worth it! I really liked going through the old cottage/house too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Tifton, Georgia

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Tifton, Georgia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Going up the lighthouse is absolutely exhausting but the views are absolutely worth it! I really liked going through the old cottage/house too!

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Atlanta
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best places to visit with kids or the young in heart while on Tybee. Great history and wonderful observation post to see the beautiful tidal marshlands of Georgia and South Carolina.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful... Enjoyed climbing to the top but my parents did not think they could handle the over 100 stairs. Pay the under $10.00 admission fee even if you are not climbing to the top because the other buildings where very interesting to go through. There was also a short film on the history of the lighthouse and a very... More 

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Germantown, Ohio
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I will start by saying this is a beautiful lighthouse, the grounds are impeccably maintained, and judging my my husband's pictures, has great panoramic views. Be advised, however, if you are prone to dizziness or vertigo, this may not be the attraction for you. I found this out the hard way after making it up about 3/4 of the way.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My wife and I were both blown away by the level of care, restoration, and pride in the history of this facility. It was great to stroll through an accurate representation of what life was like as a lighthouse keeper.

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Boca Raton
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful view you get of Tybee Island... The island is so quaint and seeing it from top the light house made it excellent.

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Sand Springs, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

178 steps to the top of the lighthouse and the view from the landing is spectacular. You can stop for a breather every 25 steps or climb it all at once. The keepers houses are period correct and in great shape. its an amazing museum full of history. I have climbed it twice and hopefully will make it again.

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Columbia, South Carolina
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Four adults visited in June 2014. It was very busy and they really rush you up and down the lighthouse. One reason for this is because they only allow a certain number of people in at any time. Which is good. But in line the volunteer (?) was kind of rude and territorial. Could be friendlier. The fort museum was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A fantastic, preserved lighthouse and restored housing complex. We climbed to the top of the lighthouse, had a nice guided tour of the Head Lightkeeper's House, and I really enjoyed the walk through of the Tybee Museum

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

average - I was expecting more. it was more like a 'doll house'! Nothing spectacular! We did take pics there.

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Additional Information about Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

Address: Address: Meddin Dr, Tybee Island, GA 31328
Phone Number: 912 786 5801
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Tybee Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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