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Split Rock Lighthouse

3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6372
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Everyone who goes to the North Shore should see this Musuem. It's informative and still amazing... read more

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Alana R
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Amazing service

I have a child in a chair with limited mobility. They have a Low Income payment option on website... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tamara B
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Shipwrecks from a mighty 1905 November gale prompted this rugged landmark's construction. Completed by the U.S. Lighthouse Service in 1910, Split Rock Light Station soon became one of Minnesota's best known landmarks. Restored to its 1920s appearance, the light station offers a glimpse of lighthouse life in this remote and spectacular setting. Split Rock Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everyone who goes to the North Shore should see this Musuem. It's informative and still amazing. There is so much to look at and to be in awe of. The views are also beautiful!

Thank Alana R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have a child in a chair with limited mobility. They have a Low Income payment option on website so we were able to enjoy the site for $4. Amazing tour guide. Nice friendly and informative. Very friendly staff working there. We felt very welcome....More

Thank Tamara B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Become a member and you get into all their sites for free! On our trip do Duluth, we figured we'd make the trek up to Split Rock. Taking the scenic river drive was beautiful and made time fly. The tour guide at the site was...More

Thank Katelyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a fan of lighthouses and this one is very nice to visit. An elderly gentleman in a military uniform will greet you as you enter. There aren't a lot of steps inside, but there's a steep staircase down the hill to the shoreline below.

Thank Allison K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide (Jacob) did a great job on presenting the history of why the lighthouse was built, how it was built and what life was like for the ``Light Keepers.'' His gave his vivid 30 minute presentation as our group walked the grounds. Well...More

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Split Rock lighthouse is another mandatory stop if you are exploring the north shore. They do charge admission but it is worth it. The light house and building are fun to explore. The trails and scenery down by the lake are amazing. Great photo opportunities.

Thank snlukes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with my grandson who is 16 and we had a great time. The guides do a great job explaining the history and lots of places to take pictures

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate enough to sit on the beach at the state park and watch the full Harvest Moon rising over the Split Rock Light house and Lake Superior. It was amazing. Wow is all I can say.

Thank Cindy6074
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse was easily accessible from the visitor’s center. There was an interesting self guided tour or you can choose to have a free guided tour. We ventured down the 171 steps to the lakeshore for a photo op. It was well worth the hike....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beauty of Lake Superior within the context of the lighthouse. Fascinating, educational and spectacular. Truly a can’t miss visit when on the north shore.

Thank CTMTraveler
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pennwoodpete
May 30, 2017|
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Response from L C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, parking and access to the grounds are free. Access to the lighthouse varies. Current costs are as follows:- $10 Adults $8 Seniors (65+) $8 Active military and veterans $8 College students $6 Children ages... More
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Debra R
September 16, 2016|
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Response from Kalyn310 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs are allowed on the Historic Site grounds, which include all the buildings and specific trails down to Lake Superior. The adjacent Split Rock Lighthouse State Park does allow dogs on their hiking trails.
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Michelle R
September 14, 2016|
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Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
If the flight of outdoor stairs are too much to get up to the lighthouse base, he can walk down the path a short way to see a nice but partial view without going down all those stairs. You can drive down to the beach and... More
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