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Marblehead Lighthouse

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Address: Marblehead, OH
Phone Number: 4197344424
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One of the oldest lighthouses on the Great Lakes, it towers 65 feet into...

One of the oldest lighthouses on the Great Lakes, it towers 65 feet into the air.

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My husband and I always love coming to Marblehead Lighthouse! We try to make the trip at least once a year! The park around the lighthouse is small but beautiful and well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I always love coming to Marblehead Lighthouse! We try to make the trip at least once a year! The park around the lighthouse is small but beautiful and well maintained...the views are gorgeous! Bathrooms and picnic facilities are easily accessible.

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Rayland, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went there on a Saturday and it was kind of busy but still very interesting reading about the history of the area. We didn't go up into the lighthouse and we were told that this is the first year it had been open on Saturday. Lines weren't too bad and I think it is only $3.00 to go up in... More 

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wadsworth OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had to visit! hadn't been there in a long time, it is being nicely maintained. A good location to view Lake Erie from the shore.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great visit! The view was wonderful and the people were friendly. People were swimming and fishing around the lighthouse in Lake Erie. The stairs were narrow, but a lighthouse will not be able to accommodate all. It was great!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was a last minute trip in the evening to visit the light house. But without the house tour or lighthouse, it was most inviting. Sunset pictures beautiful. People resting on the rocks, fishing and relaxing. A nice way to finish the day.

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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Cute little lighthouse open 11-4 (even on Sunday!). It's a short climb to the top (77 steps), but the steps are steep and see-through iron, so coming down is a bit harder. The view from the top is nice, especially on a clear day, although you only get 10-15 minutes at the top because they send you up in scheduled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went late in the evening just before sunset. It was beautiful and a very pleasant experience. Fisherman were on the rocky shores edge, several people enjoying the beautiful evening, photographers waiting for the perfect moment and lovers holding hands....awesome. Don't pass up the chance to stop by and experience the beauty it has to offer, you won't be disappointed.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked to the top of Marblehead Lighthouse and the view is beautiful. You buy tickets for a specific time but we went on a weekday and the wait was only 15 minutes. The crowd on the top is controlled this way. Well worth the climb to the top.

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting this lighthouse for 50 plus years! Make sure you visit the small museums on the property and the gift shop! There are picnic tables but no grills. If you collect smashed pennies they have a machine! Beautiful place to take photos with a lake view of Cedar Point and Kelly's Island . Tour hours are somewhat... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a charming place to visit. There are 3 main sights in the park (other than the views of the lake!): the lighthouse itself, a museum in the former residence of the lighthouse-keeper, and a replica of a lifesaving station that used to protect the area, complete with a restored lifesaving boat. Climbing the 77 steps to the top... More 

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