Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, Corolla

4.7
See the 1875 Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, an example of Gothic Revival architecture in the form of a 46 m (150 ft) tall observational tower. Climb the 220 steps of its winding staircase to get a panoramic view of the Currituck Sound, the ocean, and the historical Corolla Village. Check out the lighthouse-related souvenirs, such as T-shirts, magnets, and ornaments at the museum shop. Keep in mind the lighthouse is closed during times of strong winds and thunderstorms. The site has free parking. Arrange to visit Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum and other attractions in Corolla using our Corolla vacation builder site.
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  • We visited this one in the off-season and found that unlike many others, you *can* climb this one throughout the year. However, all of the warnings gave us pause. They make you sign a disclaimer...  more »
  • My Great Grandfather was a lighthouse attendant on one of the lighthouse's on the North Carolina Coast. Since I find it part of our family history I try to tour all the lighthouse's on the coast and....  more »
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  • If you are near this area, the lighthouse is a great point of interest. The whole family can enjoy this. This area is well shaded, so it's a nice escape from the summer sun. There is a gift shop and restrooms on site. It's fairly close to eating options. It's $10 to climb. It gets pretty hot inside, and not a grueling climb, tho you will burn some calories. But the view from on top is a great reward.
  • Beautiful views from a historic site that is still in operation. If you're in the Corolla area, you definitely need to make a stop here and climb the lighthouse for views you won't get anywhere else. The staff is also very kind and knowledgeable on any questions you might have about the lighthouse.

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