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Split Rock Lighthouse

3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6372
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Beautiful !

This is a site you don't want to miss in the area . It is such a great activity for all ages. Make... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Great, great, can't miss this one

Well guided tour and it history with very impressive photos, there is a house with antiques that my... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Shipwrecks from a mighty 1905 November gale prompted this rugged landmark's construction. Completed by the U.S. Lighthouse Service in 1910, Split Rock Light Station soon became one of Minnesota's best known landmarks. Restored to its 1920s appearance, the light station offers a glimpse of lighthouse life in this remote and spectacular setting. Split Rock Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6372
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a site you don't want to miss in the area . It is such a great activity for all ages. Make sure you take all the stairs to the shore, you won't regret it .

Thank Angela2083
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well guided tour and it history with very impressive photos, there is a house with antiques that my kids also enjoyed. The walk to the lake is worth even with bad knees, just take your time. Spent like two hours and felt like 1 hour.

Thank Ausubo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very well maintained historical site. Interesting and in great condition. It was great that they were making homemade oatmeal cookies in the historic lightkeepers house in an antique oven. Nice touch.

Thank MishiePie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved seeing the Lighthouse. Walked down to the lake & spent some time just enjoying nature. Peaceful & romantic, even with kids with!

Thank Shayna78
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful lighthouse with many walking paths. Due to my previous tours in Door County, this light house tour was disappointing. The inexperience of the tour guide did not take away from his friendliness. I felt like I gained more information from the...More

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was pouring rain when we went in, so we watched the movie (13 min) first. We then went out to the lighthouse. The guys working were great! We learned so much and they are great storytellers and historians. Great view of the coast from...More

Thank simonnike
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you go, make sure to view the 13 minute video and tour the small museum before taking the free tour. There is a bit of walking involved so it might be a bit of strain on anyone with mobility issues. However, they can still...More

Thank Cindyinthecity
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a amazing sight to see.....we were an hour away but well worth the drive.the lighthouse is amazing and the view fron above awesome.we have been in many loghthouses but this is the first where the light was actually working.walk the trail down to...More

Thank cubbieblue2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suggest you take the guided tour - the guide was very informative. Very well preserved historic lighthouse. Very nice scenery. Demanding hike down the large number of steps to lake Superior shoreline.

Thank hal r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband's idea to be there at sunrise to capture the pink and orange glow of early morning. Mother Nature did not disappoint. Perched on a log on a rocky beach to the south as we watched the sky change and captured some amazing photos....More

Thank DeeElsie
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Is there a cost to go into the split rock lighthouse? What are the prices? Do they have senior rates and family rates?
30 May 2017|
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Response from L C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, parking and access to the grounds are free. Access to the lighthouse varies. Current costs are as follows:- $10 Adults $8 Seniors (65+) $8 Active military and veterans $8 College students $6 Children ages... More
Debra R
Are dogs allowed?
16 September 2016|
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Response from Kalyn310 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs are allowed on the Historic Site grounds, which include all the buildings and specific trails down to Lake Superior. The adjacent Split Rock Lighthouse State Park does allow dogs on their hiking trails.
Michelle R
My husband has been having knee trouble -will this be too difficult to do?
14 September 2016|
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Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
If the flight of outdoor stairs are too much to get up to the lighthouse base, he can walk down the path a short way to see a nice but partial view without going down all those stairs. You can drive down to the beach and... More