Absecon Lighthouse



NileGuide Expert Says:

The museum, located in a replicated 1925 Keeper's House, contains interesting exhibits and shipwreck information.

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Address:

31 South Rhode Island Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Neighborhood:

The Boardwalk

Contact:

tel: +1 609 449 1360
fax: +1 609 449 1919
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Strenuousness:

Easy

NileGuide Expert tip:

Visit the website for a live view from the top of the lighthouse!

Description:

Walking distance from Showboat Casino, Absecon Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse in New Jersey and the third tallest in the United States, towers 171 feet over the north end of Absecon Island.  Built in 1857, it's the oldest lighthouse in the country.  Visitors can explore the museum and gift shop or brave its 228 knee-trembling steps to the top for some truly fabulous views of the Atlantic City skyline.


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