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Twin Lights Historic Site

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Address: 2 Lighthouse Road, Highlands, NJ 07732
Phone Number: 732-872-1814
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Good Family Outing

Twin Lights Historical Site was easily reached with the g p s address of 2 Lighthouse Rd. Highlands NJ 07732 The stairs leading up to the top of the tower become smaller at one... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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BrickUSA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Twin Lights Historical Site was easily reached with the g p s address of 2 Lighthouse Rd. Highlands NJ 07732 The stairs leading up to the top of the tower become smaller at one point. My family felt the climb was worth it because the top view was refreshing to the eyes and the breeze felt nice on a July... More 

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Howell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I have lived in NJ for 54 years and just got to the Twin Lights a couple of weeks ago. There are two lighthouses, a small gift shop, restrooms, a little museum and nice grounds to walk around the building. It is located right before you head across the bridge on Rt. 36 into Sandy Hook or Sea Bright. The... More 

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PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Nice & unusual lighthouse(s) tucked away not too far from the shore areas - worth seeking out while in this part of the state. Nice little museum & gift area - a great family destination!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

When we were there half of museum closed but the one lighthouse was open. You can climb to the top if your not claustrophobic or scared of heights. The views are incredible. FREE admission/parking. You can see everything in under an hour.

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Great for a side trip while down in the Sandy Hook area; pearched on a Hill with amazing views ( on a clear day you can see 22 miles out ) built in 1862 you can still go into one of the light house towers... great for kids & adults alike

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great historic site for friends, family, adults and kids alike. First off the view is incredible even from the yard. Great place to sit on a park bench and enjoy the breeze and the view of NYC and the harbor. You can walk up the lighthouse by it is not necessary. Museum is worth at least 30 minutes minimum. Don't... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We had an interesting time getting there, our GPS was a little off, but it is well worth getting to. The history is amazing and you can go up in the lighthouse, the view is amazing. We were there off season, so it wasn't busy, there is some parking but we got one of the last places, so I am... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Definitely check out this historic site if you are in the area. Very nice museum and you can even go up into one of the lighthouses, as they are no longer in use. The mystery cannon story is also pretty cool.

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Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This National Historic Landmark is worth the trip with incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean, NYC, and surrounding beaches and a wonderful museum that includes an original Fresnel lens, and more. You can also climb up to the top of one of the two towers.

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Marlton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We come here almost every October as part of the lighthouse challenge of NJ when you get to climb one of the towers which has a balcony so you can enjoy the view and fresh sea air. From the top, you can see the bridge to Sandy Hook and Middletown below. On a clear day, you can see the Manhattan... More 

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Additional Information about Twin Lights Historic Site

Address: 2 Lighthouse Road, Highlands, NJ 07732
Phone Number: 732-872-1814
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Highlands
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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