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Twin Lights Historic Site

2 Light House Rd, Highlands, NJ 07732-1812
+1 732-872-1814
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A huge part of the Sandy Hook History

This was a great stop with a scenic view of Sandy Hook and New York skyline. History has been... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kepley
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greenville,sc
Great View from North Tower

They have a good museum on the grounds, showing many things from the area. The highlight of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
OleSmokey63
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Danville, Pennsylvania
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  • Average3%
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Travellers talk about
“sandy hook” (44 reviews)
“fresnel lens” (10 reviews)
“small museum” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
LOCATION
2 Light House Rd, Highlands, NJ 07732-1812
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+1 732-872-1814
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"sandy hook"
in 44 reviews
"fresnel lens"
in 10 reviews
"small museum"
in 10 reviews
"great museum"
in 7 reviews
"nautical history"
in 3 reviews
"lighthouse challenge"
in 4 reviews
"a small gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"the atlantic ocean"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful lighthouse"
in 3 reviews
"north tower"
in 5 reviews
"on display"
in 4 reviews
"long island"
in 3 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 2 reviews
"the jersey shore"
in 8 reviews
"ny city"
in 2 reviews
"interesting artifacts"
in 2 reviews
"new jersey"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a great stop with a scenic view of Sandy Hook and New York skyline. History has been preserved and it is a don't miss when visiting the area.

Thank kepley
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Reviewed yesterday

They have a good museum on the grounds, showing many things from the area. The highlight of the visit is climbing the tower, and the great view of Sandy Hook and New York from there. It is free, but you can contribute if you like,...More

Thank OleSmokey63
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Weather was rainy and foggy but this is a cool place to visit. Would have been better on a clear day but the lighthouse was super cool!

Thank Mrstewart
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My granddaughter loves to climb to the top. Great views of the ocean and entrance to NY harbor. Marconi original radio site. Go down the hill to great restaurants and bars in the Highlands. Visit Sandy Hook across the river. Staff at the site very...More

Thank Tom O
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

It’s a great feeling to know you exploded the only duel lighthouse in the United States. Great experience and peaceful grounds. Make sure you try and visit them all along the Jersey coast!

Thank Dan E
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

This is a show piece of Atlantic Highlands. It seemed so high looking at it from the road below but now I live up there on that road I wondered about so many years. Beautiful

Thank CarolinaE5247ZH
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

Stopped up here to look at the river below carrying huge chunks of ice out to sea. Theres a great view of Sandy Hook up here and if you climb to the top of the lighthouse, the view gets even better. Don't forget to stop...More

Thank Lauracgm
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

See the lay of the land from Long Island to NYC to Long Branch. The views are unmatchable from the top of the lighthouse. 10/10 on the WOW scale. The lighthouse museum is interesting and covers the lighthouse history, life-saving station history, ship wreck history...More

Thank Dom N
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Beautiful twin lighthouses with wonderful views (on a clear day you can see NYC). The lighthouses themselves are absolutely delightfully made from stone.

Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

We just loved the view and whole experience. I haven't been to the highlands in 20 years and wanted fresh seafood. This is a must see treasure

Thank tbirdhs
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