Cape May County, NJ
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31 S Rhode Island Ave
Atlantic City , NJ 08401
HOURS: September - June
Open Thursdays through Mondays
11am to 4pm
Last climb 1/2 hour before closing
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday
CALL: (609) 449-1360
Take an amazing journey into time and above it all as you ascend the 228 steps of the Absecon Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouses in the country. You'll see breathtaking views of the Atlantic City skyline and up top you'll come face-to-face with the original first-order Fresnel Lens, first lit in 1857.
The lighthouse's recent multi-million dollar restoration also includes a stunning replica of the Lightkeeper's dwelling, an educational museum, charming gift shop, Fresnel Lens exhibit in the original Oil House and expansive grounds.
Admission to climb the lighthouse tower is $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for seniors (65+), $4.00 for children (4-12.)
ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY CLIMB FREE EVERY DAY.