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Lightship Overfalls

Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE
+1 302-645-7377
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Light Ship History

The cost of the Light Ship tour is inexpensive and takes about 30 minutes depending on questions... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Karen F
Lewes, Delaware

Love the ship what a relic and the town is a nice little place to visit will be back got to get on... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Tim M
via mobile
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Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE
+1 302-645-7377
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

The cost of the Light Ship tour is inexpensive and takes about 30 minutes depending on questions. There is also a small gift shop and museum. Tour guides are volunteers and all provide the facts of the Light ship while some add stories of light...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Love the ship what a relic and the town is a nice little place to visit will be back got to get on that Ferry

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Having visited Rehoboth for many summers now, we decided it was time to sightsee. We were thrilled to discover this ship in Lewes and enjoyed our tour with John. For five dollars admission (and our son was free), we had nearly an hour tour of...More

1  Thank heathtreat
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My parents brought me to this and I thought I would be bored silly but the tour wasn't overly long and it was actually pretty neat to walk around below decks and learn about life on a light ship. For only $5 you get a...More

1  Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We happened upon the Lightship Overfalls on our trip to Lewes, DE. We enjoyed our tour and learning about the history of lightships. Lightships were used where lighthouses could not be built. We felt the price of admission ($5 per adult) was well worth it.

1  Thank SailLE03
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Lewes, Delaware. Take the tour, learn some history. Great tour guides. Close to downtown shopping, fine restaurants. Launch your boat to cruise the Lewes/Rehoboth canal. "The Lightship Overfalls, known to the men who served aboard as LV-118, was the last lightship built for the U.S....More

1  Thank _robinesther
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A must stop while in this area. Great ship to walk and tour. this was a life saving ship where a crew went out to save other ships and crews in trouble.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Have enjoyed visiting this lightship and learning about what it did. Tour guides were very friendly and informative. Very easy to get to from route 1.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 31 May 2017

It is hard to imagine the people who were on this light ship 24 hours a day, when you look out at the where the Delaware river and the Atlantic ocean come together. It is rough/choppy. The light ship is out of the water and...More

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Make sure you make time for this piece of history in downtown Lewes off Pilottown Rd. I went just after sunset and the outline of the ship's mast in tiny white lights against a background of pink, purple and orange sky was awe inspiring and...More

Thank 221jacquelynh
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