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Address: Off S. Highland Rd., Truro, MA 02666
Phone Number: 508 487 1121
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Description: This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this...
This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Cool lighthouse next to a golf course WEIRD!!!

I love my lighthouses, but does it have to be next to a golf course? sorry just seems weird. It was getting late in the day and we decided not to take the tour up the lighthouse... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I love my lighthouses, but does it have to be next to a golf course? sorry just seems weird. It was getting late in the day and we decided not to take the tour up the lighthouse. Beside there was screaming kids for the last tour of the day "no thanks" We are coming back in August of this year... More 

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Strongsville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Located in Truro, this is Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse, but very well maintained. Plenty of free parking available off highway 6. Access to this site is free. A small museum, housed in a separate building from the lighthouse charges an admission fee of $5 (adults) and contains numerous artifacts. Bathrooms are available in the museum. The lighthouse is a short... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

2 great tour guides (they gave great info to us about the lighthouse etc) and all the workers were so nice! Nice gift shop too! Was open til 5:30 so leave time for it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

What a neat treat! The guide was super knowledgeable and easily relayed info in fun manner. I've been here before but forgot how steep it was up all those stairs! We picked a steam day and our view could have been clearer...but it was still spectacular! The gift shop was cute and entertained us while waiting to go up.

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Highlight Light is a fun place to visit, but those (for safety reasons) under 48" are not permitted to go up the Lighthouse stairs. When one of the guides saw that we arrived with small children, she took the time to talk with them and explain the facility. She know how to speak with small children and she encouraged them... More 

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Lecanto, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We visit this lighthouse every time we are at the Cape. We originally saw it many years before it was moved to its present location. It had been much farther out and had to be moved back as it would have fallen off the dune into the ocean due to wind and sea erosion, and is now situated in the... More 

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Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A very interesting displays of the fishing and sailing industries that began in the area. Especially the maps and old photographs. Be sure to go up the old lighthouse. What views!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The individuals working at this light house are well educated in the history of this light house and gave us a great tour, answered all questions and the view from the top of the light house was well worth the walk up the steps. Important side note though, if you are going with children there is a height requirement and... More 

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Wapakoneta, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This was an interesting museum. There is so much history available to view. I personally loved the letters and pictures on display. The lighthouse was neat and offered a spectacular view. The stairs were winding and narrow and it was pretty warm up there, but worth the effort.

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Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

If in Cape Cod, this lighthouse is worth a stop to view and photograph. It is an easy on and off highway 6, the main road of the cape. The parking is prior to reaching the lighthouse and it is a 3-4 minute walk from the parking to reach the lighthouse.

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Additional Information about Highland Light

Address: Off S. Highland Rd., Truro, MA 02666
Phone Number: 508 487 1121
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Truro
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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