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Address: 2 Lighthouse Rd, New Haven, CT 06512-4311
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Drive through for holiday lights

We typically do nit go to light house for tve beach. There are so many others that-arr better along Connecticuts beautiful shore line. We do love the holiday lights however. And... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Rtwodogs
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Virginia
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Virginia
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We typically do nit go to light house for tve beach. There are so many others that-arr better along Connecticuts beautiful shore line. We do love the holiday lights however. And the procedes go to a worthy cause.

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1 Thank Rtwodogs
Oxford, Connecticut
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I've only been at Lighthouse Park for 2 weddings and an ALS walk. It's a stunning park nestled in New Haven. The facilities, the carousel, and the beach area are beautiful. There are restrooms and it's a delightful place to be.

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Very small area, was tons of grass with very small beach area. Can't go in lighthouse plus it looks dull. 30 $ to get in per car or 25 in State. Nothing is going on here. I walked small beach got pictures then left.

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North Branford, Connecticut
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a beautiful antique carousel, which receives meticulous upkeep. The building where it is housed is in Lighthouse Park, a New Haven park with an entrance fee for non-residents. There is a small fee to ride the carousel, but its nice, nostalgic experience (or you can just sit on a bench in the building and watch/listen to it operate.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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165 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Are you kidding me? Compete are outside is parking restricted, so for a picture you have to park there. So for a foto maybe 30 min inside 20 bucks? That's capitalism in perfection

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Thank Silizius83
United States
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220 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Attended a gathering here the charge was $25 per car!! Once inside there is plenty of shade trees to set your picnic or bbq grill up. There are bathroom facilities and showers -there even a food stand for burgers and hot dogs. The kids will enjoy the splash water sprinkler area but I'm told it's only operational on the weekend.... More 

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Dupont, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We wanted to take a picture of the lighthouse but entrance fee to the park was $30.00 per car for an out of state vehicle. We heard the park was nice but wasn't about to pay $30.00 just to take a picture of the lighthouse

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Thank Robert J
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Out of state fee $30 Bathrooms are nasty, showers out of order, kids are not allowed to swim with floats, life savers are in services till 5pm. Some see weeds alert... Nice view, light house look great for pictures...

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Thank Jose L
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24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Our first stop when arriving in the New England States. Was so excited to see our first lighthouse. Then realized we could ride a carousel too. Figured why not. That was our first mistake! It cost us $30 to get into the park because we had out of state plates. We paid it reluctantly. We saw the lighthouse which had... More 

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Shelton, Connecticut
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67 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Even though the carousel is only open to the public on Saturday and Sunday, it is still worth it to take a ride and enjoy the scenery! The lighthouse sits with many benches around and the New Haven skyline is the backdrop. It is expensive to enter the park, but there is a splash pad and beach for lounging.

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