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 Lighthouse Park.

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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