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St. Simons Lighthouse Museum

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We made it up the lighthouse!

The museum was very nice, clean, informative, and well designed. It has been restored beautifully... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ooltewah, Tennessee
You Can Do It!

The museum is excellent, but if the weather allows, the climb is worth it and not nearly as hard as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fort Worth
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101 12th St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4821
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum was very nice, clean, informative, and well designed. It has been restored beautifully and the addition was perfect.

Thank DrBillOMS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is excellent, but if the weather allows, the climb is worth it and not nearly as hard as it sounds even for us seniors. The museum has a very nice gift shop as well. It is probably about an hour's visit, no more.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well kept site, with a nice array of nautical information for the area. The lighthouse itself is a nice venue for parties as well.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We climbed to the top and walked around the outside. The view was good, but we stayed extra close to the tower part and forgot to take any pictures while on the outside.

Thank Destination815248
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Musuem nice, then a quick historical video. Then lost of stairs. Very much worth the effort once you reach the top!

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Interesting place -- the museum is all about the lighthouse, even though next door is a very large building with a gift shop almost as big as the museum itself. We thought the big building had a museum about St Simon's, but no.

Thank jnwall
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This was a delightful tour. Great museum and wonderful photos from atop the lighthouse. Also, great history about the area.

Thank RickeyP6
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Make sure you take the hike up to the top! It is well worth it. The museum was nice with a very helpful lady giving info on the lighthouse. Upstairs is set up like it would have been when a family lived there.

Thank cer1126
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

It was slow and nice the day we were there. The lady in the home of lighthouse was adorable. Second floor was set up as they had it when the keeper and his family lived there.

Thank LFB_13
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Good view from atop the 129 steps. Really nice museum with authentic furniture showing how the keepers lived. Good history of the island.

Thank Pamski928
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Response from SSILight | Property representative |
Thank you for your question, Susan. There is wheelchair/scooter accessibility around the Lighthouse site and in the first floor of the museum. Our museum docents can provide materials showing what is in the rooms on the... More