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Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

Bristol, ME 04558
+1 207-563-2739
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Beautiful Location

We loved visiting this lighthouse. Luckily we came on a day when there were few people so it didn't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newtown, Pennsylvania
Great stop

Great stop in Maine. My kids loved climbing on the rocks and exploring the shore. They search for... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Shelbyville, Michigan
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“art gallery” (28 reviews)
“rocky coast” (22 reviews)
Bristol, ME 04558
+1 207-563-2739
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved visiting this lighthouse. Luckily we came on a day when there were few people so it didn't take a lot of time to wait to climb to the top. There was a beautiful view and it was cool to see a working lighthouse....More

Thank hollymcgarry
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Great stop in Maine. My kids loved climbing on the rocks and exploring the shore. They search for rocks and marine life.

Thank 653swoods
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This is one of the best lighthouses anywhere! My grandkids love to climb the rocks away from the edges (with supervision, of course). And, if the waves are crashing, it is a very dramatic place to be! The early nineteenth-century lighthouse, itself, is perched high...More

1  Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is one of my favorite lighthouses to visit in Maine. I love how it sits on a hill with rocks down below that the waves are crashing onto. It is such a great place to take pictures of not only the lighthouse, but of...More

1  Thank Julestwo
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The rocks and the waves, the fisherman's museum, and the lighthouse itself are delightful spots in which to reflect on the long history of Maine and the sea.

Thank Caroline b
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Our all time favorite spots on the beautiful exquisite and varied Maine Coast Pemiquid has to be near the top. This is one of the more picturesque light houses with a very professionally maintained museum. At certain times during the season there is an opportunity...More

2  Thank airehead2
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were rambling around Maine, part leaf-peepers, part history buffs, and this was one stop. What a beauty! I love a lighthouse that you can walk up and touch and this is one of those. The views are incredible, the drive is an easy one,...More

1  Thank luckyduck63
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This place is a must visit for us each year. This year was even more spectacular as the monarch butterflies were also visiting. The little art gallery is charming and there are good facilities after a long drive.

Thank rnmteach
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I was so lucky to get to see this because a bad storm had come through a few days before which left a lot of folks without power. My host was able to find the best way through despite's some closed roads due to downed...More

Thank FidelmaMcMorrow
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The Pemaquid Point Lighthouse is a scenic lighthouse on the rocky shores of Maine. It's easy to get to. Parking is right in front. Good historical information provided at their small museum.

Thank AAHolt
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Richard C
6 March 2017|
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Response from Anna S | Reviewed this property |
It is $2.00 and includes everything on the grounds. Visitmaine web site has good info related to the lighthouse.
Richard C
6 March 2017|
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Response from sharonn874 | Reviewed this property |
it is worth the very cheap entry fee - a beautiful place - do not miss it!!
Diane T
2 February 2017|
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Response from PheSugarLand_Texas | Reviewed this property |
Since we were "tourists", I am not aware of a season. I believe the lighthouse to be open all year around. Of course, some winter storms may cause a temporary closure. Hours are "day light" hours.