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Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Lighthouse Avenue & 146th Street Intersection, Lighthouse Avenue & 146th St Intersection, Fenwick Island, DE
+1 302-436-8100
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This is a nice lighthouse, and the artifacts and history are neat, but you can't climb up to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amber H
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New Philadelphia
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I love all Lighthouses and what they mean to our history. However, this is our second trip from NJ... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
luger24t
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Mantua, New Jersey
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Lighthouse Avenue & 146th Street Intersection, Lighthouse Avenue & 146th St Intersection, Fenwick Island, DE
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice lighthouse, and the artifacts and history are neat, but you can't climb up to the top. The stairs are blocked off unfortunately. Worth seeing though to learn about it and take pictures.

Thank Amber H
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I love all Lighthouses and what they mean to our history. However, this is our second trip from NJ (3.5 HOURS AND ROUND TRIP ON THE FERRY) only to find you can not climb the tower due to liabilty issues.Even the small amount you can...More

1  Thank luger24t
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Nice little lighthouse. Enjoyed seeing historic site. The ladie there selling souvenirs was a bit crazy. Post cards say 5 for $1. Then she said no thats only for the vintage ones. The all looked old. Then she said the others were 50 cents, then...More

Thank lori d
Reviewed 18 August 2017

**GO ON A WEEKEND IF YOU WANT TO GO INSIDE!** Wanted to make that extra obvious since I completely missed that the inside is only open certain hours and only on the weekends. We went on Thursday and were only able to look around outside...More

1  Thank TravelingFromOhio
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It's a cool lighthouse but not a lot to see the location is strange since they have houses and trailers around it. It should be more marked off with a park or something so you could spend more time or have the ability to tour...More

Thank french4us
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We wanted to see the lighthouse. First off, it was not on the ocean, which was a surprise to us, it was in a residential part of town. That was a little disappointing, but the history surrounding the lighthouse and the lady telling the story...More

Thank Joy W
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

If you are in Ocean City or Fenwick, stop by for a little bit of history. 146th St. bayside. Very surprising that I just found out about this historic lighthouse after so many years! Check their website for open hours and more history, like the...More

2  Thank cindy r
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We enjoyed our visit, but drove by for a second visit on our last day and found it closed due to high heat, so arrive early (10-12). Only the ground floor was open the day we were there. There was only one volunteer and she...More

Thank KMc4528
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Be the tourist and stop be and see this site. You won't be disappointed. While in the area please make this a must stop.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

There is not much here, but please don't let that stop you from viewing a piece of history. This run by volunteers who do amazing work! Since is run by a volunteer organization you are not able to go up to the top; which is...More

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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
No, can only visit the small museum downstairs if the gate around the lighthouse is unlocked.
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