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Address: 2 Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642-1729
Phone Number: +1 508-240-2612
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Free tours of the light are offered from May to October. Visit the Nauset...

Free tours of the light are offered from May to October. Visit the Nauset Light Preservation Society page on Facebook for the dates and times for this season.

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The are many lighthouses in the area which are very well preserved. During the season tours are available to go inside. But even in the fall, it's a beautiful historic site.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The are many lighthouses in the area which are very well preserved. During the season tours are available to go inside. But even in the fall, it's a beautiful historic site.

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love lighthouses. I did not get to go up in this one as it was closed for the season. I was able to walk around outside and take photos. I will definitely be making a trip back to do a lighthouse tour!

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CapeCarl, Manager at Nauset Light, responded to this review

We're glad you got a close up look at Nauset Light. Tours of the light will start up again on Sundays next May and continue through October. We plan to add tours on Tuesday and Wednesday in July and August. See you then. More 

Eastham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I love looking at this place! it is an iconic structure, beautiful in all seasons. Surrounded by traditional cape cod foliage, and bright in color, it is so lovely. There is history here, with it having been moved about 30 years ago. You can walk over to the beach to look out over the ocean and see the powerful waves.... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Despite not visiting all of the houses this was by far the nicest and typically painted as I was expecting. Also set in nice surroundings and near a wooded area. Also had plenty of parking. Plus it has a Pokemon stop, which I own. Only but for a brief few hours. Lol

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

After we had spent a great deal of time walking along the beach, we strolled over to take a look at the lighthouse. What an incredible amount of history around this lighthouse. I am always awestruck by what it must take to maintain these structures. Additionally, they had to move this lighthouse to save it from the eroding coastline. Make... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

The lighthouse is just a short walk from the paking lot for the beach. Interesting history. Well worth a walk from the beach.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

This light was constructed in 1877 in Chatham. It was moved to Eastham in 1923 to replace the Three Sisters of Nauset lights that were decommissioned. The original Fresnel lens is located in the Salt Pond Visitor Center of the Cape Cod National Seashore. The ground was eroding badly around the light and in 1995 was moved over 300 feet... More 

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Chippewa Bay, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

A little more light house history along the Cape Cod coast. Three lights originally stood on this site but in 1911 were replaced by a single red/white light, as the ocean had nearly eroded away the three lights stood. Make sure you walk back into the woods to see the three sisters. And by using your cellphone you can get... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Great lighthouse, cliffs are eroding so it's a long drop to the shore. Good parking and walking area.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

This beautiful, iconic lighthouse, seen on every bag of Cape Cod chips, is made even more dramatic by it's placement on top of a hill above the cliffs over the sea. But it isn't open very often, so you take your photo and move on.

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CapeCarl, Manager at Nauset Light, responded to this review

Sorry you missed a chance to go up into Nauset Light. We give tours from 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Sundays in September and October. The light is open three times a week in July and August. If you walk up to the light, there's a panel explaining its history and a phone number you can call to learn more... More 

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