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Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

30 Meddin Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9733
+1 912-786-5801
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The Tybee Island Lighthouse was built in 1773 and is the oldest Lighthouse in Georgia. An entry ticket allows you to see the Lighthouse, the Head Keepers Cottage, the 2nd Assistant Keepers Cottage, the Summer Kitchen and the Tybee Island Museum across the street. The Lighthouse is CLOSED TUESDAYS, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, St. Patrick's Day (or the day of the Savannah St. Patrick's Day parade).
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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30 Meddin Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9733
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow! Loved our visit yesterday to the Lighthouse! Great staff who maintain an informative and friendly atmosphere! Highly recommended 👍👍

Thank Fancy-Gap
Reviewed 6 days ago

The view from the top of the lighthouse was simply breathtaking & worth the climb! From the top you have panoramic views of the entire island.

Thank Samantha O
Reviewed 1 week ago

So gorgeous, well curated museum, the grounds are meticously maintained. The view was spectacular. Throughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank N8smom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely lighthouse with keepers homes set up for great lesson in history. We really enjoyed the short film, artifacts and walking through the buildings. Nice view from the top of the lighthouse too!

Thank tiffanydweiss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the visit. The local historical society is lovingly maintaining this museum and provides a well curated experience to visitors. Visitors will learn the history of the site as well has a more personal insight into the lives of the caretakers who lived at the...More

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

nice place to stop by and snap a photo with. the museum was closed when we went definitely would check it out next time

Thank agxnes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic attraction on Tybee Island. Lighthouse is from the late 1790s. Not too much detail about it. Wide steps to get to the top. Worth a look

Thank amandagalfordiin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The top of the lighthouse offers some beautiful views. It's a long way up, but worth the climb! The housing for the workers is very interesting to view also.

Thank 4,471
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a day out of our trip to Savannah to visit the Tybee Island lighthouse (it was about a 20 min drive from Savannah). Parking was free and admission to the lighthouse, grounds and museum was very reasonable. They also have a senior rate....More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Really nice facility for tourist, lighthouse lovers, and history buffs. $9 adult entry fee covered the unguided climb to the top of the lighthouse which gave a beautiful view of the Tybee Island and neighboring Little Tybee Island. The grounds are nicely kept and the...More

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mrjahoney
4 July 2017|
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Response from tinasyummies | Reviewed this property |
There isn't! We took our 3 year old and infant!
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Susan C
10 January 2017|
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Response from tybeelighthouse | Property representative |
$9 for adults, $7 for children ages 6 to 17, seniors, and military. Children 5 and under are free.
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jolyblonde
9 October 2016|
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Response from tybeelighthouse | Property representative |
Jolyblond, we are now open for business.
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