Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, Corolla

4.7
See the 1875 Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, an example of Gothic Revival architecture in the form of a 46 m (150 ft) tall observational tower. Climb the 220 steps of its winding staircase to get a panoramic view of the Currituck Sound, the ocean, and the historical Corolla Village. Check out the lighthouse-related souvenirs, such as T-shirts, magnets, and ornaments at the museum shop. Keep in mind the lighthouse is closed during times of strong winds and thunderstorms. The site has free parking. Arrange to visit Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum and other attractions in Corolla using our Corolla vacation builder site .
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  • This lighthouse is so pretty, I love the red brick! The line was long to climb it so we passed but worth going to even if you have no intention of climbing to the top. The buildings around it are so c...  more »
  • I traveled to 3 of the 4 lighthouses on the OBX and this one was fabulous. It is worth the trip and climbing to the top was so much fun. Highly recommended.  more »
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  • Very nice lighthouse and gift shop and grounds including guest house that can be rented out. There are also historical exhibits (including a privy) to see. Sanitary Facilities are across the road from the light house and are modern and well kept. This lighthouse, you can climb to the top, of which is a overlook outside of the tower. You don't have to climb it for the Passport program of the US lighthouse society, the stamp is located at the base where you pay to climb the steps. Passports are available for purchase in the gift shop.
  • Had a great time. Enjoyed climbing the lighthouse. Would of liked to of had some better information about the lighthouse during our visit. Beautiful view from the top. Little pricey. Children should be less than adults in my opinion. Friendly staff.
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