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Old-fashioned charm - a carousel!

Lighthouse Point is one of New Haven's off-the-beaten-track wonders. It has a stunning view of LI... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2015
New York City, New York
Off season - so no charge!

We stopped by (we are from out of state) and we were expecting to pay the high cost of admission... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2015
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2 Lighthouse Rd, New Haven, CT 06512-4311
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

Lighthouse Point is one of New Haven's off-the-beaten-track wonders. It has a stunning view of LI Sound and sweeps around to face New Haven Harbor, with a vista that is hard to match anywhere else in the city. There are walking paths along the shore,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank bulldogNYC
Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

All we wanted was a picture of the lighthouse for our collection. We were just passing through! The sign said the fee to enter was $20 per car. We asked if there was a discount for a quick lighthouse picture. That's when we were informed...More

Date of experience: August 2015
8  Thank cdf2012
Reviewed July 21, 2015

The antique carousel has been gorgeously restored, and you can take rides for .50/person. It is a work of art! The building has been set up for events, I wish it was available when my husband and I got married, I totally would've had it...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Briana D
Reviewed July 6, 2015

We took a day trip to CT. The traffic was heavy so we decided to stop here instead of traveling on to our original destination. First off they charged $30 for day parking. We got there at 4PM & everyone had to get out of...More

Date of experience: July 2015
13  Thank Deirdre781
Reviewed July 4, 2015

Connecticut was our first New England stop and we were anxious to see a light house - except we didn't because they wanted $30 just to go in and park. Absolutely crazy price just to park and see the lighthouse. It was a long drive...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Malcolmsmom
Reviewed April 26, 2015

We stopped by (we are from out of state) and we were expecting to pay the high cost of admission, however, no one was at the gate, so there was no charge! The carousel was closed and none of the bathrooms were open. It was...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank andydW5207BD
Reviewed January 20, 2015

This attraction will bring you back to your childhood and allow your children to experience the EXACT thrill you had as a child. I take my grand children there and I still enjoy it as much as they do. Music, lights, colors and open air...More

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank Len M
Reviewed January 13, 2015

I believe it contains one of the oldest carousels in the country. But the waterview is very nice. Many people hold weddings in the facility, as I have dj'd several events there. In the wintertime at Christmas, the entire area has the Festival Of Lights...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank dlmurphy01
Reviewed January 1, 2015

I went today in 35 degree weather. Paid nothing for parking, took pictures of the lighthouse, drove around, and then stumbled upon a wonderful Christmas light show called "Fantasy of Lights". It was a wonderful and inexpensive experience! After driving up from Bronx, NY, I...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Meghan M
Reviewed November 1, 2014

While passing through Connecticuit enroute to Rhode Island, I decided to stop and checkout the Five Mile Lighthouse at Lighthouse Point Park. At the entrance to the park, the gate attendant asked if I was from out of state (yes), and said it would cost...More

Date of experience: October 2014
8  Thank John S
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December 3, 2018|
Response from allisonb171 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My daughter is actually getting married there in 2020. Google it as there is a contact person that will help guide you.
August 1, 2018|
Response from photosgt | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the answer to your question there was a wedding going on the day we visited
Briseyda G
June 29, 2018|
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Response from luvaspina | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are. Although they need to be kept under control, I guess