Historic Absecon Lighthouse1$ Off Admission

Directions to the Historic Absecon Lighthouse

About Absecon Lighthouse

Free Parking and Admission To the Keeper's House Museum, Exhibits and Grounds!

Mission Statement:

Preserve, interpret and operate Absecon Lighthouse site.  Educate the public of its rich history and advocate the successful development of the Lighthouse District located in the South Inlet section of Atlantic City.

Absecon Lighthouse is:

  • New Jersey’s tallest Lighthouse
  • The country’s third tallest Lighthouse
  • First lit in 1857
  • Located in Atlantic City
  • Open for climbing!
Cost to Climb the Lighthouse (includes general admission) :

Adults $7
Children 4-12  $4
3 & under free
Active military FREE
Dogs on leashes are welcome on the grounds and in the museum.

Hours of Operation:

September - June
Thursdays through Mondays, 11am to 4pm
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday
July & August
Open daily 10am to 5pm
Closed on major holidays.


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