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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  • Climbed the lighthouse while waiting to take a wild horse tour. Took only a few minutes to climb the 200+ steps and the view was spectacular. It was a mild 70° day, so was not too humid. The lighthous...  more »
  • My family and I were just meandering up around Corolla and decided to visit the lighthouse. We were surprised at how simple it was to wait in line and climb the lighthouse. None of us had ever done th...  more »
  • What a great Lighthouse situated in a beautiful park near a historical little village. Great way to spend an afternoon with small children!  more »
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  • Very nice lighthouse and gift shop and grounds including guest house that can be rented out. There are also historical exhibits (including a privy) to see. Sanitary Facilities are across the road from the light house and are modern and well kept. This lighthouse, you can climb to the top, of which is a overlook outside of the tower. You don't have to climb it for the Passport program of the US lighthouse society, the stamp is located at the base where you pay to climb the steps. Passports are available for purchase in the gift shop.
  • Had a great time. Enjoyed climbing the lighthouse. Would of liked to of had some better information about the lighthouse during our visit. Beautiful view from the top. Little pricey. Children should be less than adults in my opinion. Friendly staff.
  • While my old tail did not go up the stairs at this place my daughter did and she had some awesome photos from the top. I checked out the small museum and spoke to the attendant while I waited. Was very interesting and the lady was very friendly. Worth checking out if you are ever in the area
  • This is a great piece of North Carolina history and the OBC has done such a great work of restoration. Historic Corolla village is also a great opportunity to learn more about coastal Carolina history. I would highly recommend it to anyone
  • Just really nice. Super neat and clean. You can walk up the lighthouse for $10. Really pretty place. Extremely picturesque.
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