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Marblehead Lighthouse

Oh 163, Marblehead, Ohio 43440 USA

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Opens Thu 10a
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“one of Lake Erie's best known landmarks”

“Marblehead Lighthouse is one of Lake Erie's best known and most-photographed landmarks! The grounds surrounding the lighthouse offer excellent picnicking and views of Lake Erie, Sandusky Bay, Kelleys Island and South Bass Island. A museum, located in the Keeper's House and operated by the Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society, is open whenever the tower is open.”

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Reviewed by
yocum137

  • 7 Reviews
  • 8 Helpful
September 23, 2014
Rated 5.0

Neat lighthouse. Well maintained, but it's only open a couple times a month. We missed it by one day. Oh well, next time!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Joel Schat

  • Photographer
  • 238 Reviews
  • 454 Helpful
September 01, 2014
Rated 5.0

This is a beautiful park worth a sunrise wake up call! If you go at the right time you can go up in the lighthouse! I wasn't able to but was pleasantly surprised with the natural beauty in this area!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
olivia.martinez.906

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 03, 2014

Beautiful area! Apparently the lighthouse it's closed on Sundays but you can still walk on the shore and have a picnic. Must see if you're in the area!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Donegank

  • 3 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
May 29, 2014

Awesome! Go before 4pm and you can go up in the lighthouse.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Amron Born

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 21, 2017
Rated 3.0

Very pretty, but they closed the lighthouse at 3:40 apparently? We tried to go up but the lady that was there told us that they closed at 3:40. Super pretty though. The water is awesome and the lighthouse is super cool.

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Reviewed by
Carrie E. Crane

  • 4 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
September 21, 2016
Rated 4.0

We stopped by to photograph this scenic location and watched a lovely sunset. The people I ran into there (locals) were friendly and helpful. The only downside was the outhouse they had there. Worst I have ever experienced (but hey, when you gotta' go, you gotta' go!)...but literally, it was pitch black inside with all kinds of flying insects and the worst stench of raw human waste you can imagine...no chemicals to aid in odor control, no water to dilute things, and it had to be over 100 degrees in there. So nasty! I almost lost it when I opened the door to escape and a frog lept out in front of me.

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Reviewed by
danielle.white.5836

  • 6 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
May 22, 2016
Rated 5.0

It was absolutely gorgeous! Too bad it wasn't open I would have liked to climb to the top of it. Definitely a great stop.

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Reviewed by
MittensP

  • 12 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
July 02, 2015
Rated 5.0

One of my favorite stops on our trip. Marblehead Lighthouse is absolutely worth the stop. I highly recommend bringing some food with you and having a little picnic before you move on. It only costs $2 to climb the lighthouse and all of the volunteers and staff were so nice and very knowledgeable. The views were beautiful and relaxing, and we were able to get some great pictures! Definitely stop, or take a little detour to get here.

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Marblehead Lighthouse

Oh 163
Marblehead, Ohio
43440 USA

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Closed Now
  • Tue - Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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