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Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

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Address: 30 Meddin Dr, Tybee Island, GA 31328
Phone Number: 19127865801
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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Tybee Island Lighthouse was built in 1773 and is the oldest Lighthouse...

The Tybee Island Lighthouse was built in 1773 and is the oldest Lighthouse in Georgia. An entry ticket allows you to see the Lighthouse, the Head Keepers Cottage, the 2nd Assistant Keepers Cottage, the Summer Kitchen and the Tybee Island Museum across the street. The Lighthouse is CLOSED TUESDAYS, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, St. Patrick's Day (or the day of the Savannah St. Patrick's Day parade).

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Great value and view

Great view once you climb to the top There are small rest areas in between each level of steps to the top. Great little museum. Lots to look at and learn about. Inexpensive too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Ranger, Georgia

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Ranger, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great view once you climb to the top There are small rest areas in between each level of steps to the top. Great little museum. Lots to look at and learn about. Inexpensive too.

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter got married near this lighthouse on the beach. Great location for wedding pics. Fun place to visit.

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Thank Cherokeerebel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great view 176 steps to the top, but well worth the short hike up😓 about the only place on the island you dont pay to park and at 9 dollars each cheap

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

178 steps up but a great view from the top. We had a good trip it was informative. A must see on tybee island. The only place on the island you didn't have to pay to park. It cost nine dollars to get in.

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Rockwall, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is small but I enjoyed visiting the out buildings and the video near the light house. I also walked out to the beach which is not far.

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Thank Crystal R
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The light house is so cute and I am very interesting about the history of the light house, you can spend times over here all day

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited when staying in Savannah it's only about 15 miles from the city on Hwy 80. We were very impressed by the very well renovated buildings, a short film gives the history and background there is the lighthouse keepers house to visit as well as climbing to the top of the lighthouse with its amazing views. Also you get... More 

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Thank William L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a beautiful view at the top. The American flag on top of the lighthouse, fit perfectly and made it look amazing. This is a must must-see if you're at Tybee Island.

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Rockport, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked this place, but there is no tour guides to help you explain anything. You just wonder around. BUT the climb to the top is well worth it. Beautiful views of Tybee Island

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Acworth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a must see . Great view from the top. Lots of stairs so I don't recommend if not in shape or afraid of heights . Nice staff

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