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“Excellent lighthouse”

Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Excellent lighthouse”
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Museum was interesting, you can climb the stairs to the top of the lighthouse and when you do, you get a ribbon boasting of your accomplishment!! Lovely grounds. Nice giftshop

Visited July 2012
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English first
Northeast Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
267 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
“A nice museum and lighthouse next to a wonderful beach.”
Reviewed July 2, 2012

The lighthouse and museum are only open for limited hours so make sure you check before you go. The entry fee is $4 for adults and $3 for seniors. The museum is in the old lighthouse keepers quarters and is filled with lots of old photographs, articles about the area and other odds and ends. They have a mummifed cat in a glass case that was found in a heating duct somewhere and has been featured on a few reality TV shows. It fits right in with their legend of the "ghost cat" that is supposed to roam the building. You can climb to the top of the lighthouse to see a nice view of the area. I wouldn't make a special trip involving a long drive to visit here, but if you're in the area or live nearby, it's worth a day trip. At the bottom of the hill is a beachfront park which has one of the nicest beaches around for many miles with lots of clean sand with a volleyball court and a covered pavillion with lots of picnic tables. There are also some nice restaurants nearby in Grand River.

Visited July 2012
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