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Lightship Overfalls

Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE
+1 302-645-7377
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Historic Lightship

I didn’t know there were lightships so this was very interesting to me. Our guide was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Virginia Y
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Lititz
Interesting for adults

While visiting the area we decided to check this out for “something different”. We have two young... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Cheryl B
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Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn’t know there were lightships so this was very interesting to me. Our guide was very knowledgeable & told us all about the ship & the history of lightships plus answered all our questions. There is a small gift shop, too. It is quite...More

Thank Virginia Y
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

While visiting the area we decided to check this out for “something different”. We have two young children (6 yr and 3 yr old). While we found it interesting our six year old (who was very well behaved) found it generally boring (her words) and...More

2  Thank Cheryl B
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

The tour guide was very knowledgeable "Tobie" and personable.The fee was reasonable. Centrally located to the town of Lewes

1  Thank rndenise
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Unfortunately, it had been taken 'off site' recently and was not available for us to tour! We were very disappointed. However, it was fun to visit the area and get a good feel for what a unique place this is. We will go back when...More

2  Thank Vicki A
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

A must go to for New Year's Eve! Fun to watch the anchor drop and enjoy hot chocolate in the cool air surrounded by merry people wishing to bring in the New Year

Thank Mary Lou A
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

The cost of the Light Ship tour is inexpensive and takes about 30 minutes depending on questions. There is also a small gift shop and museum. Tour guides are volunteers and all provide the facts of the Light ship while some add stories of light...More

2  Thank Karen F
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Love the ship what a relic and the town is a nice little place to visit will be back got to get on that Ferry

Thank Tim M
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Having visited Rehoboth for many summers now, we decided it was time to sightsee. We were thrilled to discover this ship in Lewes and enjoyed our tour with John. For five dollars admission (and our son was free), we had nearly an hour tour of...More

2  Thank heathtreat
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

My parents brought me to this and I thought I would be bored silly but the tour wasn't overly long and it was actually pretty neat to walk around below decks and learn about life on a light ship. For only $5 you get a...More

1  Thank SueMPA
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We happened upon the Lightship Overfalls on our trip to Lewes, DE. We enjoyed our tour and learning about the history of lightships. Lightships were used where lighthouses could not be built. We felt the price of admission ($5 per adult) was well worth it.

1  Thank SailLE03
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