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The Olympic Peninsula and Washington Coast Sights

Westport Maritime Museum

  • 2201 Westhaven Dr. Map It
  • Westport

Updated 10/17/2014

Fodor's Review

A former Coast Guard station houses displays of historic photos, equipment, clothing, and other relics from the life-saving service and such local industries as fishing, logging, and cranberry farming. Among the exhibits is a collection of sea-mammal bones, and the 17-foot-tall Destruction Island Lens, a lighthouse beacon that was built in 1888 and weighs almost 6 tons. The octagonal Grays Harbor Lighthouse, a 107-foot structure built in 1898, is the tallest on the Washington coast. It stands near the museum and adjacent to Westport Light State Park, a day-use area with picnic tables and a beach. A tour of the lighthouse base is included with museum admission; it costs extra to climb to the top.

Sight Information

Address:

2201 Westhaven Dr., Westport, Washington, 98595, United States

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Phone:

360-268–0078

Sight Details:

  • $5, includes lighthouse base (extra $5 to climb to the top)
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 10–4; Oct.–Mar., Fri.–Mon. noon–4; lighthouse closed Dec. and Jan.

Updated 10/17/2014

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