The lighthouse is a combination viewing platform, history lesson and souvenir shop. It is an easy climb to the top with several stops to read the many signs and look at the exhibits on each landing.
About Harbour Town Lighthouse
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This lighthouse is a neat attraction. It is not a working lighthouse, but more of a museum to local history in a unique setting. The story behind the lighthouse and the eco-friendly history of Hilton Head is encased inside the lighthouse walls. For less than...More
Nice place to stroll around with friends and be relaxed. The area has lots of quaint shops, good restaurants, and live music (the night we were there). We did have to pay $6 to park. It is $4.95 to go to the top of the...More
Beautiful area. Right on the water, quaint shops, restaurant, marina, and the view! Looking out at the water you can see fish jumping, dolphins playing, parasailing, and the ships coming into the marina. A must stop when visiting Hilton Head!
This lighthouse used to be free to explore and enjoy. Now you pay $4.25 per person to climb 114 steps to see a lighthouse that was always meant to be decoration. Super disappointing and overly commercial. *I have been to the top of this structure...More
Lucky Me! Typically, I search out lighthouses wherever we travel, HHI was no exception. We won a prize at our resort's Welcome Party good for admission ($4.25 otherwise for adults, not sure of the child price) for two to the lighthouse museum and climb the...More
Do you like the view you often get from the top of a lighthouse? I have climbed a few in my day and a recent vacation to Hilton Head Island presented an opportunity for another walk up a lighthouse staircase when we visited the Harbour...More
Rude staff (female assistant manager) at ticket counter Yelling at kids not to touch any books at the store by ticketing counter How do I decide to buy anything if she yelled at kids who are trying to decide what to buy Very unpleasant experience...More
I was on a solo vacation to Hilton Head. I visited the Harbour Town Lighthouse and Museum, listed as the #1 favorite attraction in the resort literature. The displays were interesting and informative. It was easy to climb the (107 steps I believe) to the...More