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Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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We lucked out

We stopped here on a lark and found that it was lighthouse weekend and everything was open. We... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Takoma Park, Maryland
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Most adorable lighthouse

I'm a lighthouse enthusiast, this is the cutest one I've ever visited! Small and powerful the Piney... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
West Virginia
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Climb the oldest lighthouse on the Potomac, see historic boats and maritime history in the museum, learn about the U1105 Historic Shipwreck Dive Preserve, stroll the beach, paddle about in your kayak & enjoy 6 acres of park, pier & more.
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44701 Lighthouse Rd, Piney Point, MD 20674-3014
+1 301-994-1471
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on a lark and found that it was lighthouse weekend and everything was open. We chatted with a number of the staff and had a wonderful time. The climb up into the lighthouse was steep and interesting.

Thank 245randallc
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I'm a lighthouse enthusiast, this is the cutest one I've ever visited! Small and powerful the Piney Point Lighthouse is different than the bigger ones out on the ocean, but is just as important as those bigger ones. Staff at the Museum was wonderful!! Very...More

Thank Britney987
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the visit- the guide was very helpful and knowledgeable- There is a cost to tour the lighthouse $7 adult / and not too much to see - but it was nice.

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Hubby and I visited the outside of the Piney Point Lighthouse. The lighthouse and keepers are beautiful. It is in a pretty area except for some pipes behind. We did not go inside we walked around the grounds and to the water. A short visit...More

1  Thank Eileen W
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Great historical site to visit with museum. Great pier and beach that you walk out on also during your visit.

Thank 938Bobby24
Reviewed April 22, 2018

A short drive from the hotel brings you to a charming lighthouse. I didn't get to tour the interior, but the grounds appeared nice.

Thank Charles I
Reviewed July 21, 2017

We took a little 'jaunt' here from our vacation house just to get the kids out of the house for a short time. We brought a picnic lunch, which we enjoyed in the shade at a picnic table right near the lighthouse. Then we walked...More

Thank Heather P
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Loved the lighthouse & museum buildings, really nice park area. Tour guides were knowledgeable & fun.

Thank CatW610
Reviewed April 6, 2017

This is a great place to visit. Signs to get you there are well placed. We had a full tour with a knowledgeable person who answered all our questions. The museum is well maintained and exhibits are informative. The on-site boat museum is wonderful. Families...More

2  Thank Beverly H
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

A nice stroll on Light House Road takes you to a pleasant ending. There is a beach to visit. Park benches for those to rest. Pinic tables for eating. A museum near by to visit. Nicely taken care of. Worth a visit.

Thank Rayna O
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September 9, 2016|
Response from JohnBCowgill | Reviewed this property |
The hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm. However, it is closed between January and March.