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Two Harbors Lighthouse

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Address: Lake Superior's Agate Bay, Two Harbors, MN
Phone Number: +1 218-834-4898

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Piece of History - and still working!

We enjoyed our visit here - There's a beautiful rocky beach you can wander on, and a nice gift shop as well as the lighthouse.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty lighthouse but some ugly fencing in November. Take some time and see this pretty area! Worth the stop!!

Thank Teresa H
Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit here - There's a beautiful rocky beach you can wander on, and a nice gift shop as well as the lighthouse.

Thank Madrigal720
Minnesota City, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We have never stopped at Two Harbors Lighthouse before, as we drove on by to other destinations. Since we were staying in Two Harbors, it was a perfect place to visit. We we there at dusk & it was beautiful. We were able to walk out on the pier, and took many beautiful photos. It was enjoyable to see the... More 

Thank Momstraveling450
Thompson nd.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I like history and the fact that this light house is still doing it's job and as been for a long time. real cool

Thank jeromew323
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

There are a few other exhibits on the grounds that are worth seeing. The lighthouse itself looks cool and is worth the climb. Only bummer is that you can't go all the way up. The gift shop is wonderful and has many great postcards and other things as well. Also, the view of the Lake is fantastic from up there!

Thank Rachel W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Excellent restoration of this 110 year old Lake Superior Lighthouse. Staff in period dress showed us around and actually gave us time to explore. Really glad we went.

Thank Roger S
Kearney, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Fun to see a real working lighthouse. The grounds are dotted with extra things to see including the wheel house from the Frontenac. They also have a B&B on site. Friendly staff and great views. Lots of history.

Thank MrCharlie447
Springfield, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We stopped here while driving along the North Shore. Cute little lighthouse, and the grounds have picnic tables. There are trails around too. We walked to the end of the pier and watched a freighter come in, which was very interesting.

Thank DonnainSpringfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We travel a lot and it's fun meeting people. But the nice lady at Two Harbors is from Corpus Christi, Tx. I'm from Houston Tx, so it was great learning about Two Harbors from a lady with a Texas accent. I felt right at home. Two Harbors is a working lighthouse. The gift shop has a lot a great gifts... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Big sign.... Open year round, not! Closed and No vacancy. Beautiful spot but no access when we arrived. Recommend you call before taking this long drive here.

Thank BSBFlorida
lighthousebb, Manager at Two Harbors Lighthouse, responded to this review

I wanted to let you know the "no vacancy" is regarding the Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast. We have four rooms in the B@B and have many reservations booked months in advance. The Lighthouse Museum and Gift Shop hours are 10-6 Monday-Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday. The Museum in not open year round but the B@B is. More 

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