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Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum

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Where was Forrest?

The end of the Forrest Gump cross country run. Beautiful setting for this old lighthouse and... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
Pat O
Potomac, Maryland
Really was worth the journey

Takes a bit of effort to get to and really worth it. We loved seeing it. The weather was lovely too... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
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All reviews forrest gump gift shop light house beautiful spot on the rocks keeper's house great place to have a picnic cross country love visiting take photos limited parking interesting items sea glass the main highway walk up picnic lunch rocky beach
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

The end of the Forrest Gump cross country run. Beautiful setting for this old lighthouse and museum. We found an old concrete ship sunk on the shelf just off the coast. I had a wonderful talk with one of the docents. He had worked in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pat O
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Takes a bit of effort to get to and really worth it. We loved seeing it. The weather was lovely too - although the place would still be impressive and atmospheric even in the rain.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This is a slow ride down a 2 lane road to get there, but worth it once you are there. Nice peaceful spot, picnic tables if you want but no services at the site. Gift shop was closed when we were there. We happened to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Judy821
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

We love lighthouses. First time Marley and I walked the ramp to it. Marley being our Golden Retriever crouched down and legs were shaken as I tried to run like Forrest Gump, but Marley wasn't having it. Got a laugh watching him.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed October 20, 2018

The lighthouse is small and closed to the public but you can walk up to it on the bridge. There is also a great museum in what was the keepers house. Nearby is a monument to local fisherman that have been lost at sea.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jmmaccord
Reviewed October 18, 2018

The Lighthouse area has a wonderful light, connected via the long wooden runway to the Keeper’s House. It has been restored and now has a nice gift shop and lighthouse information. There are lovely gardens to see. It is definitely worth a drive here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cakedeco
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Easy light house to get too and look around for 10-15 minutes. Stunning coastline. So rugged. The museum was closed when we dropped in but so worth it. Great pictures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeepguy16
Reviewed October 10, 2018

A stop at the Marshall Point Lighthouse in Port Clyde is always a favorite of ours. We've been here several times over the past four decades and never tire of it. Even on a rainy day it was enjoyable. If you haven't been here, put...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HappyOnTheRoad2010
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I love lighthouses, and though what first drew my husband and I to this lighthouse in particular was the fact that Forrest Gump was filmed here (well, part of it anyway), it was such a beautiful place to visit! The grounds are beautiful, the views...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colleen C
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We spent a very pleasant hour looking around this really interesting museum and chatting to the staff - they are all volunteers ! It taught is a lot. On top of this it’s location is perfect - a great place for a picnic. Wonderful Maine...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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March 7, 2017|
Response from Karson K |
Is the lighthouse open for climbing