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Best Small Ship Visit Ever

As a Navy Vet I wind up visiting and enjoying every ship I tour as I travel. You'll find much more... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2019
Lewes, Delaware
It's a boat

We spent a few days in Lewes and stayed at the Inn right next to this. I read of the history of it... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

As a Navy Vet I wind up visiting and enjoying every ship I tour as I travel. You'll find much more to see on a Carrier or a Cruiser but I doubt you'll find a better small ship to tour and get a better idea...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank DIV3312
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We spent a few days in Lewes and stayed at the Inn right next to this. I read of the history of it. Pretty interesting. I didn't go on it, not sure if there are tours or not. Anyway It is a nice attraction and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Stopped off here on our afternoon walks and took bunches of pictures...the signage is wonderful and the layout is nicely done.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank MDandH
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Our guide Carl was so knowledgeable about the interesting history of Lightships, especially the Overfalls outside of Lewes. The ship tour was just the right length, and we had access to nearly every area of the ship. Be warned, that it requires so climbing up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Prof-Wang
Reviewed September 20, 2018

love the location and ease to walk and observe the sights and canal. Great place to take photos and walk into town

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

The tour of this lightship is a Lighthouse Lover’s must see. The tour was just long enough and the guide was very informative. When below deck you got a great feel for what it must have felt like to be stationed on the ship. Ask...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

While in Lewes visiting the watermelon festival, we decided to see what else might be available. Using TripAdvisor, we saw this museum and tour and thought “why not?” So glad we stopped and went in. The all volunteer team were friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank RobinH3204
Reviewed August 10, 2018

I didn’t know there were lightships so this was very interesting to me. Our guide was very knowledgeable & told us all about the ship & the history of lightships plus answered all our questions. There is a small gift shop, too. It is quite...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Virginia Y
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

While visiting the area we decided to check this out for “something different”. We have two young children (6 yr and 3 yr old). While we found it interesting our six year old (who was very well behaved) found it generally boring (her words) and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The tour guide was very knowledgeable "Tobie" and personable.The fee was reasonable. Centrally located to the town of Lewes

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank rndenise
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