Museum/Program/Site Type: Lighthouse

Custom House Maritime Museum & New London Maritime Society

The mission of the New London Maritime Society (NLMS) is to protect and preserve New London’s U.S. Custom House, three area lighthouses, and Long Island Sound, and to promote,  interpret, and celebrate the rich maritime life & history of the port of New London and the surrounding region through museum exhibitions, educational programs, and preservation initiatives. Telling…

Tybee Island Light Station and Museum

Tybee Island Light is a lighthouse next to the Savannah River Entrance, on the northeast end of Tybee Island, Georgia. It is one of seven surviving colonial era lighthouse towers, though highly modified in the mid 1800’s.

Shelburne Museum

Shelburne Museum is a museum of art, design, and Americana located in Shelburne, Vermont, United States. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in 39 buildings, 25 of which are historical and were relocated to the Museum grounds.  

Point Sur State Historic Park & Lighthouse

Point Sur Lightstation is a lighthouse at Point Sur, California, 135 miles south of San Francisco, on the 361-foot-tall rock at the head of the point. It was established in 1889 and is part of Point Sur State Historic Park.  

Old Point Loma Lighthouse at Cabrillo National Monument

The Old Point Loma Lighthouse is the highest point in the park and has been a San Diego icon since 1855.

Old Lighthouse Museum – CT

The Stonington Harbor Light is a historic nineteenth century lighthouse located on the east side of Stonington Harbor in the Borough of Stonington, Connecticut.  

Old Lighthouse Museum – IN

The Old Michigan City Light is a decommissioned lighthouse located in the harbor of Michigan City, Indiana. Built in 1858 at a cost of $8,000, this lighthouse, replaced an 1837 brick & stone light built at the edge of Lake Michigan.  

Marquette Maritime Museum

Exhibits tracing local maritime heritage, including canoes, ship wrecks, Coast Guard boats & more.

Maritime Museum of Sandusky

History venue with exhibits on pirates, shipwrecks & fishing, plus a boat-building workshop.  

Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse

Historic location with 1871-era lighthouse, exhibiting marine artifacts in the keeper’s dwellings.  

East End Seaport Museum

Visit East End Seaport Museum to experience Greenport’s historic waterfront and the rich maritime heritage of Long Island’s East End.  

Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Museum

The Eagle Bluff Light, also known as Eagle Bluff lighthouse, is a lighthouse located near Ephraim in Peninsula State Park in Door County, Wisconsin.

Door County Maritime Museum

The Door County Maritime Museum is an American maritime museum located in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, with additional sites in Gills Rock, Wisconsin, and the Cana Island Light  

Channel Islands National Park & Anacapa Island Light Station

Channel Islands National Park comprises 5 ecologically rich islands off the Southern California coast. Anacapa Island has trails to a 1932 lighthouse and clifftop Inspiration Point.

Calvert Marine Museum

The Calvert Marine Museum, designed and built by volunteers on land provided by John Bluster, was established on Solomon’s Island, Maryland, on October 18, 1970 under the aegis of the Calvert County Historical Society. It soon outgrew its original facility and was moved to the present nine-acre site in 1975. It was at this time…