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Spectacular Views Surround This Lighthouse

Did not go on a tour but did a self guided walk in the area and took in some amazing views! Be sure... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
1MilitaryMomof2
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
A must see if you are in the area

We paid our $8 to take the tour, and boy were we glad we did. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2019
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Pacific Grove, California
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1020 Lighthouse Rd, Winchester Bay, OR 97467-8734
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not go on a tour but did a self guided walk in the area and took in some amazing views! Be sure to bring a camera with you to capture breathtaking scenery.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2019

We paid our $8 to take the tour, and boy were we glad we did. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and we got our money's worth. There is a fascinating history to the lighthouse, and the tour inside is unbeatable. There are a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank WickedThistle
Reviewed September 25, 2019

While driving down to Bandon, we stopped here to see the lighthouse. We then decided to take the lighthouse tour, which is only $8 per person and last about an hour. The guide we had was great, told us a lot of history about the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

The museum gives you alot of history and the store has quite a bit to purchase a souvenir. The lighthouse is amazing. You need to visit it

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 617marges
Reviewed September 14, 2019

A gem of a lighthouse on the Oregon Coast. Winchester is a fishing port and worth the side trip. The Lighthouse area has a great view of the Jetty and the Ocean.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019

My son , his girlfriend , and I did the lighthouse tour and museum . It is $8 a person and I recommend it . The tour guide was very informative about the history and things I didn't know about like the Japanese sending Balloon...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank TipsFromABellman
Reviewed September 9, 2019

We went to whale watch (didn't see any) but that's ok. The view was beautiful watching the waves come in. We stayed until dark and it was worth it to see the lighthouse in motion. Quick little stop while travelling down the coast with the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank albjess
Reviewed August 13, 2019

The area is lovely. There a cute little gift shop and museum. We took the tour. Our guide was a knowledgeable volunteer. He happily answered questions. It was very interesting to go up and see into the lighthouse, to see the inner workings. I would...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jane D
Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

We made an early morning stop on the way out of town. The light is gorgeous in the morning light. It was mesmerizing to watch.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kellyp1987
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

We did not take a tour but was still able to walk around. Took about 15-30 minute stop. Check it out.

Date of experience: July 2019
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kellyp1987
July 28, 2019|
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There is no set schedule for tours. They are done by volunteers working at the lighthouse. Just ask one of them and they will put in a tour group.
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Maps01826158439
June 28, 2019|
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Normal hours are 7 days a week 9 am - 6 pm. Holiday hours may differ.
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Hours: Friday 9AM–6PM Saturday 9AM–6PM Sunday 9AM–6PM Monday 9AM–6PM Tuesday 9AM–6PM Wednesday 9AM–6PM Thursday 9AM–6PM (4th of July) Hours might differ Phone: (541) 271-4631 You can call the number above for any... More
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