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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

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Address: 1st and Central Aves., North Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone Number: 16095224520
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Glorious gardens

The 1874 lighthouse has been beautifully restored and is still functions to warn sailors of the treacherous Hereford Inlet. The living quarters utilized by past lightkeepers and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Carol R
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Feasterville, Pennsylvania
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Feasterville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The 1874 lighthouse has been beautifully restored and is still functions to warn sailors of the treacherous Hereford Inlet. The living quarters utilized by past lightkeepers and their families contain a variety of period pieces and artifacts. There are small exhibits on the history of the lighthouse, as well as a short video. Visitors can climb up to the watch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

They did a great job restoring the light house very clean and well kept staff very friendly be nice to revisit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a day trip, stopped to see one of my favorite light houses, Hereford Inlet Lighthouse. To my surprise, they had Steve Murray there showing one of his recent Children's books "To the Lighthouse! Had a very pleasant conversation and purchased a few books Mr. Murray had there. I come to find out about his dedication to the lighthouse, gardens... More 

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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like this light house a lot. You can see the light from it from blocks away. They have tours of the lighthouse.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn't see paying 6.00 to go up in it. It's a very small lighthouse only the size if a house . The flower beds were beautiful. There really wasn't much for a gift shop either.

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautifully restored lighthouse with amazing grounds. We enjoyed the tour. $6 as of this writing. There is a short nine minute video of the history of the lighthouse along with many artifacts on display. The lighthouse tour is self guided. You can go up to the floor just below the lantern room which is off limits to the tour.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This amazing lighthouse is a lighthouse lovers delight! Not only is it historically significant to the Cape May area, the gardens surrounding it are something to behold. Someone truly knows how to grow beautiful flowers and landscape it around the lighthouse. There's a gazebo in back with adorable pathways. And further back, you're lead out to a beautiful beach. Every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a delightful small Historic Lighthouse, with an informative museum of the Lighthouse keepers residence and the inner workings of a coastal Lighthouse, surrounded by beautiful gardens. A nice place to spend an hour or two.

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North Wildwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is is great place to visit while staying in the Wildwoods. So much history. Take a tour, climb to the top and get a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful spot in North Wildwood, NJ. The lighthouse is really interesting (if you are in to lighthouses) and a fine example of combined keeper's quarters and light tower. The real treat is the gardens. They are beautiful and a real treat.

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