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Old Lighthouse Museum

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7 Water Street, Stonington, CT 06378
+1 860-535-1440
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Quaint little town

Down a couple of very neat shops and tight carriage era streets and you arrive at the Lighthouse... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2016
Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
Beautiful building

Great stop with small shops and cafes in the area. Beach open to the public seasonal. Quaint town... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2016
Brooklyn, New York
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A museum dedicated to whaling, sealing and farming as it was hundreds of years ago in Stonington.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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7 Water Street, Stonington, CT 06378
+1 860-535-1440
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

Down a couple of very neat shops and tight carriage era streets and you arrive at the Lighthouse and Museum. Much has been written so I will just state how beautiful the view from the point is and so peaceful the day we were there.

Thank BoscoW52
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Great stop with small shops and cafes in the area. Beach open to the public seasonal. Quaint town worth the stop

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Reviewed September 11, 2016

The Old Lighthouse Museum, in Stonington, is a small but interesting place. It has a number of artifacts from the glory days of the early and mid 1800s, when Connecticut’s sailors ventured all over the world — one of them reputedly discovered Antarctica. The Museum...More

Thank RGinCT
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Great little museum to visit if you are staying in the Borough. Easy walk from the center of town, great views outside and very interesting exhibits and artefacts inside. Make sure you climb to the top!

Thank MaureenBNJ
Reviewed August 24, 2016

We came across this delightful museum whilst wandering around Stonington. It is a great example of local history brought to life through an old historic building and with some interesting artefacts. Well worth popping into if you are interested in local maritime matters. We followed...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in because our ticket for the nearby N. B. Palmer house / museum also got us in here for free. There is lots of great exhibits around whaling, ice cutting, the lighthouse and the Battle of Stonington. Well worth the stop in to take...More

Thank Humarock_Seth
Reviewed August 15, 2016

We stumbled upon this looking for photo opportunities off the shore. Being fans of lighthouses we chose to check it out. It was oppressively hot and kind of overcast so we did not choose to climb to the top. A small display inside with a...More

Thank bbbob84
Reviewed August 3, 2016

There is a good deal of the local history in this museum and I climbed the stairs to the top of the lighthouse and what a gorgeous view. Easy to find and navigate around!

Thank SherrinONolfi
Reviewed July 30, 2016

We love lighthouses and chose to explore this museum and we disappointed. Not really much to see and not what was expected.

Thank hpprokop
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Note: We did not visit the tour/museum, only outside of it and the surrounding area. The day that my friend and I visit, it was cloudy and slight drizzle but that did not stop us to come to the Old Lighthouse Museum. Somehow I was...More

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