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Absecon Lighthouse

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Absecon Lighthouse Review

The 1857 lighthouse was designed by George Meade, stands 171 feet tall, and is the oldest man-made tourist attraction on the Jersey shore. You can tour the adjacent lightkeeper's house and climb the 228 steps to the top for a great view of Atlantic City. In summer, kids are invited to Wacky Wednesday programs, moonlight climbs, and even sleepover adventures.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Pacific and Rhode Island Aves., Atlantic City, NJ, 08401 | Map It
  • Phone: 609/449–1360
  • Cost: $7 adults, $4 children
  • Hours: Early Sept.–June, Thurs.–Mon. 11–4; July and Aug. daily 10–5
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  • Location: Atlantic City
Updated: 06-13-2012

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