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Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park

Opens in 1 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Charming Local Attraction!

We live near the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Park and have taken many out of town guests to... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Leonardtown, United States
Great Lighthouse Tour

We arrived just after opening on a very rainy Sunday. Although Mother Nature did not help us out... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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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 October 2, 2018

We live near the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Park and have taken many out of town guests to visit. The lighthouse is small and charming. The museum offers information about the lighthouse, history, and watermen who have worked the Potomac River. The exhibits of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

We arrived just after opening on a very rainy Sunday. Although Mother Nature did not help us out, we had a fantastic personal tour, just the 2 of us and a wonderful tour guide. The lighthouse is not very large and the steps are steep...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank frmeri
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank charlesi816
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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Heather P
Reviewed April 22, 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank CatW610
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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.