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NameAbsecon Lighthouse
Address31 South Rhode Island Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Brief DescriptionNJ's tallest lighthouse and the country's 3rd tallest
TypeAttraction
CategoryHistoric Site
DescriptionNew Jersey's tallest lighthouse awaits you at Pacific and Rhode Island Avenues in Atlantic City (walking distance from Showboat Casino).

Take an amazing journey into time and above it all as you ascend the 228 steps of the Absecon Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouses in the country. You'll see breathtaking views of the Atlantic City skyline and up top you'll come face-to-face with the original first-order Fresnel Lens, first lit in 1857.

The lighthouse's recent multi-million dollar restoration also includes a stunning replica of the Lightkeeper's dwelling, an educational museum, charming gift shop, Fresnel Lens exhibit in the original Oil House and expansive grounds.

We are also open for special events and facility rentals.
Phone 1(609) 449-1360
Emailmiltglenn@abseconlighthouse.org
Handicapped AccessibleYes
Time Allowance1 - 3 hours
Websitewww.abseconlighthouse.org
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Last Updated12/11/2014
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