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St. Simons Lighthouse Museum

101 12th St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4821
+1 912-638-4666
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Footsteps Of Murdered Keeper Still Echoes, Light Still Guiding Ships & Saving Lives

This is an excellent way to spend the day alone or with family climbing the stairs to the... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2016
Ludowici Georgia
Quiet and relaxing little park at night and interesting museum by day

The Lighthouse Museum and park is a nice way to spend the afternoon in downtown Saint Simon. It has... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2016
Justin W
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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101 12th St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4821
+1 912-638-4666
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Reviewed December 13, 2016

This is an excellent way to spend the day alone or with family climbing the stairs to the lighthouse, visiting the museum, and watching the boats go by. It has educational exhibits in the keepers house. This is the second lighthouse that was built since...More

Thank MariefromGeorgia
Reviewed November 29, 2016

The Lighthouse Museum and park is a nice way to spend the afternoon in downtown Saint Simon. It has an interesting history as explained in the museum section of the tourist spot and is a site at night when fully lit. It is a nice...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

The SSI lighthouse is one of the most beautifully kept and cared for spots on the island. It has a knowledgeable curator with a neat little display of what life was like as the "keeper" of the lighthouse. You can climb the 140+ curved stairs...More

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

We were camping in Brunswick and drove here searching for a bite for lunch on a Sunday, and were pleasantly surprised to find this gem of a place. A nice seaside village with shops and dining options, boardwalk pier, picnic/park under gorgeous oak trees, and...More

Thank Boatwhisperer
Reviewed November 18, 2016

there is a fee for entering the museum, but it is easy to just walk around and enjoy the sites with out paying any fee. Park area with playground for kids. Picnic areas. fishing areas. relaxing and watching the ocean. could spend all day there...More

Thank 50StatesBucketlist
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Great experience awesome place to visit . Claiming 200 Steps is kinda good for keeping You in shape . View from Top priceless . Amazing stuff very informative that genuinely care about there visitor

Thank Mirjana G
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Last week I returned to the lighthouse and museum after too many years away. I thoroughly enjoyed it, not only for the view across to Jekyll, but also for the wonderful little museum and the excellent film presentation. Sure it's a climb to the top,...More

Thank TMOH8
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

You purchase your tickets in the gift shop and then walk in to the museum of the lighthouse. You can walk around the top on the outside of the lighthouse. Very of ocean, St. Simons and Jekyll Island.

Thank Janice P
Reviewed November 9, 2016

It's a beautiful lighthouse that is easily accessible and has a nice parking lot. Having hiked out, sometimes for miles, in rough terrain to visit some lighthouses on the southeast coast, I found this to be a great one to visit.

Thank LeeleeMV
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Loved it that the docent was available, but not in our face. Museum was great -wish more lighthouses had one! Recommend a display of how the Fresnel lens works.

Thank Tammy S
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