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Address: 577 H Street, Crescent City, CA 95531-3743
Phone Number:
+1 707-464-3089

Museum that houses many artifacts and documents related to local history.

Museum that houses many artifacts and documents related to local history.

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Want to know what it's like to live in and operate a lighthouse?

Completely fascinating. Got to go to the top where the lens is. Spectacular view and great learning experience. We appreciated the keepers---their knowledge and willingness to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Logan, Utah
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Logan, Utah
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Completely fascinating. Got to go to the top where the lens is. Spectacular view and great learning experience. We appreciated the keepers---their knowledge and willingness to share their home.

Thank Pianomark
Wichita, Kansas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited on a bit of a stormy rainy day and the tide was in so we did not wade across but probably could have. Very photogenic and cool location on this sometimes island point. We will return to spend more time in the redwoods and plan our visit here for low tide!

Thank JoeSchlo2017
Clearwater, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on a cold, wet day. The views are incredible from any direction. The property is well tended. Few tourists in the area the Thursday we were there.

Thank Bob19512014
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269 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove out only to find the tide was high and couldn't get across, had to settle for a walk out the pier and some really awesome photos of the lighthouse.

1 Thank High_Miles
Coos Bay
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely the BEST docets at the lighthouse! Was there 30 years ago and never heard the whole story of the families who manned it. Go there!! You will have a fabulous time climbing to the top

1 Thank Elaine B
Eugene, Oregon
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see if you are in the area. Very informing tour. Neat old (1856) building. Can only get there at low tide.

Thank orbigfoot
Cairo, Egypt
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an old lighthouse that has been in continuous operation since December 10, 1856. It is now continuing service thanks to volunteers who rotate shifts to keep the light burning. These volunteers also maintain and provide upkeep for the other structures on the island. Getting to the lighthouse is interesting as well, since there is no bridge and you... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We almost got out of Crescent City without a visit to the Lighthouse. That would have been sad. This review is really more about the view as the Lighthouse was not open for tours when we visited. Simply put, if you are physically able to make the walk, don't leave town without making it. The view is extraordinary. We didn't... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Not to be missed. Was Light House Keeper (volunteer/week) and loved it. Tours great. We take you 1st, 2nd floors and up to the light through a hatch. Walk to light when tide out - schedule easy to get on iphone or come to beach and check out.

1 Thank s2yates
Orem, Utah
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I love this lighthouse! It was the first one we visited this trip. I was a little biased from the get go as I like the idea of only being able to get to it at low tide. But the view! Spectacular! We had to go across super early so we didn't get to tour it inside but the volunteer... More 

Thank Becky M

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