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St. Simons Lighthouse Museum

101 12th St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4821
+1 912-638-4666
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Very neat to learn about some local history, make sure you watch the video before going in the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Whitney H
via mobile

Lovely place! Long climb and our legs were sore for day but so worth it! My 5 year old loves it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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101 12th St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4821
+1 912-638-4666
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very neat to learn about some local history, make sure you watch the video before going in the house! My only complaint is the number of people they allow in the lighthouse set a time, it was very crowded on the stairs, and with a...More

Thank Whitney H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely place! Long climb and our legs were sore for day but so worth it! My 5 year old loves it! Very friendly staff!!

Thank Cwampler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lighthouse has 173 steps to the top. At each landing it shows how many steps you have to go. The steps are much wider than other lighthouses we visited. There's a wonderful gift shop with something for everyone. Just a few steps will take...More

Thank Re1977
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the lighthouse in the morning and it was perfect timing. The people who work/volunteer there are so friendly. Larry (I believe that is his name), who worked in the museum, was great with sharing the information and history about the lighthouse and its...More

2  Thank Seafarer79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was okay. I'm not really into museums or lighthouses. Take a bike ride there. The ocean setting makes it worthwhile.

1  Thank kimberlyg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse was great! It was well worth climbing the 129 steps to the top! There was so much information about life as a "keeper of the light!" Seeing the home that the keepers lived in was awesome!!

Thank Mummio2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are on a family vacation this week with folks ranging in age from 5-60. All of us enjoyed our stop at the lighthouse. The museum was a little small but had some interesting things to look at and allowed the kids to experience the...More

Thank coffeeyak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lighthouse had great history with the island and great views up top. If you are afraid of heights then this isn't the tour for you. My wife and I took a 6 year old and a 2 year old all the way to the...More

Thank KaptivatingTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lighthouse is located in the village. It is near free public parking and the pier, Welcome Center and East Beach. It was $12 for adults. They have a very informative museum and the walk to the top of the lighthouse is not far. 129...More

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful historic site with nice views of the waterfront. Not worth the $12 adult admission. Museum shop is nice.

Thank Chygrl
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