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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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30 Meddin Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9733
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Reviewed today via mobile

Our family enjoyed the lighthouse. The location including parking is very accessible for the lighthouse and North Beach. The ticket ladies were so friendly and nice. The walk up the lighthouse is not too bad. There is a landing every 25 steps to look out...More

Thank AHolman00
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful views from the top but lots of stairs, obviously. Stay hydrated... water fountain on site. Gift shop super small but prices good.

Thank barbdowd
Reviewed 5 days ago

A friend and I arrived after the Lighthouse museum had closed. We never really saw anything but the outside. Still, the drive to Tybee island was beautiful and the area around the lighthouse was wonderful to see. We got some pictures and that was about...More

Thank RVIDI
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love lighthouses, so I am not hard to please. I thought that it was very pretty and it was set up nicely with other previous buildings as well. You do climb 178 (or 187) or something stairs in spiral staircase, so be prepared if...More

Thank caffery2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful visit our daughter is 3 climbed all the steps on her own! Refused to be carried once to the top she was fearless but momma was nervous! beautiful views! Museum is awesome! Cool old battery building!!! With a beautiful rooftop view of the lighthouse!

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The climb was doable but stifling hot already at 9:30 in the morning. A bonus was seeing a container ship from the top on it's way to Savannah. The keepers house was amazing. Watch the short film first for a better understanding of the premesis....More

Thank roseroze
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have a love of lighthouses and if you do too you will enjoy this. However, be prepared for a steep climb and no air circulation on the way up. But the climb is worth the view from the top. It is relatively inexpensive to...More

Thank Room2roam1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff offers low admission prices to be able to climb 7 flights of stairs to see the majesty of Tybee Island. If you're in for a grueling workout, the result will be worth it. You can see the grounds of the museum and the...More

1  Thank Savannahtaylor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff and volunteers were very helpful! I didn’t climb the lighthouse, but the rest in my group took the 178 step climb to the top. Breathtaking view and small cottage tour included- loved looking at the family photos from past keepers. Leave your book bags...More

Thank KGC307
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Offers a nice view from the top, but 170+ steps is a bit much for the smaller ones. There isn't much to keep them interested either so I recommend only adults and teens take this tour. Best if you have an interest in history or...More

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Dana A
17 May 2018|
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Response from tybeelighthouse | Property representative |
Our discounts are: $7 for seniors, military, and children ages 6 to 17. Children 5 and under are free. To qualify for the group rate you need 10 or more people.
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Katbond23
25 January 2018|
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Response from Jennifer G | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Short walk to the beach. Enjoyed the being able to be outside the whole time.
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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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