See Georgia's oldest and tallest lighthouse up close.
The Tybee Island Light Station & Museum is located on the northern end of Tybee Island, Georgia, bordering South Carolina. This lighthouse station dates back to 1736, making it the oldest lighthouse in the state. There are three light keeper's cottages on site, plus a summer kitchen. At the old (1899) military battery, visitors can explore the museum depicting the timeline of the area and providing educational information about Tybee Island's history.
Please note that parking is free but limited to up to 2 hours. After 2 hours, guests must either leave or move their car to the public parking lot across the street to make room for other incoming visitors to the museum. Admission prices are less than $15 per person, and they offer military discounts. Hours are Wednesday through Monday from 9 am to 4:30 pm. The light station grounds remain open until 5:30 pm. If you love sightseeing, you will enjoy a visit to the Tybee Island Light Station and Museum in northeastern Georgia.