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Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum

149 Lighthouse Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7207
+1 843-671-2810
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A surprisingly fun way to learn the history of HHI

The lighthouse has a small gift shop in the entry, and another at the top. The view from the top is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
emalemaloo
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Tennessee
toured light house museum

Great information. However, interesting problem. None of the pictures we took inside the light... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bonblue2018
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Salina, Kansas
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“harbour town” (51 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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149 Lighthouse Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7207
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+1 843-671-2810
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed yesterday

The lighthouse has a small gift shop in the entry, and another at the top. The view from the top is just beautiful. But, honestly, the best part is going up those 114 steps and making a stop on every landing. At each landing, there's...More

Thank emalemaloo
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Reviewed yesterday

Great information. However, interesting problem. None of the pictures we took inside the light house showed up on either my phone or my husbands camera. Weird, can't figure it out.

Thank bonblue2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We make the trip to the top of the lighthouse every year. This year it was $4.25 per person. The view at the top is lovely and the history on the way up is nice. There is a small gift shop at the top too....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is really on each of the several landings getting to the top of the "lighthouse", where there is a shop and decent outside views of the area. To me, it was just another "tourist trap" in an area of HHI which is a...More

Thank larryrneal2016
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Hilton Head for 30 years and this is the first time we climbed the lighthouse. Great views. Nice photo opportunity on a clear day!

1  Thank BfastQueen
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Climbing to the top of the lighthouse was made easier by having small displays to read and view at each stairway landing. It was $4.50 to go up, plus the $6 fee - good for the entire day - paid to Sea Pines to enter...More

2  Thank JanetE105
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great spot for sightseeing, shop and eat. There is an admission charge at the Sea Pines Resort gate. I think it is around $6. Similar admission fee for going up the lighthouse. Views at the top are fabulous. A must do. There...More

1  Thank Steven S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view from the top, stairs are a little tight but worth the trip...Staff in the shops very friendly.

Thank HarryRissley
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun museum with historical photos and exhibits as you climb the appoximately 113 steps. Great gift shop and views. Cam at top so your family can see you (my daughter got engaged here!)

Thank Handman
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shops, the lighthouse and a pavilion for a small concert or performance. We were there around 7-8pm and there was a man performing for a large group of kids. The kids and family members were singing along and joining in. If my kids were 5-13...More

Thank Miriam C
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lcromwell
9 March 2018|
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Response from KristenReal | Reviewed this property |
yes lots of stairs I had to stop halfway because I have asthma and back issues.
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Lisa B
21 December 2017|
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Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
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