Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, Sodus Point

The Sodus Bay Historical Society operates a local history museum in the Sodus Bay Lighthouse, which was built in 1870. Exhibitions include lighthouse tools, Fresnel lenses, maritime artifacts, ship models, railroads and trolleys, and a commemoration of the War of 1812 Battle of Sodus Point. Visitors can climb the lighthouse tower, enjoy beautiful gardens, and shop for unique gifts. The grounds are available for weddings. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday, from May 1 through October 31.
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  • A beautiful place to relax. History markers are out year round. When the light house museum is open you can learn even more about the light house and it's history, plus you can climb to the top of the...  more »
  • What a cool place. We were greeted by the Museum director and he gave us an in depth history of the light house,its artifacts and everything about its history. He also was a wealth of knowledge on the...  more »
  • We were, I admit, very lucky to catch Joseph on a slow day. What a mine of information on all sorts of subjects. We discussed some of the battle of 1812, then the absurdities of the geology of the are...  more »
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  • This was a nice place to get out and visit. Very pretty when the sun is setting during the winter months. It's pretty here.
  • A beautiful location, great for a day trip! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and shared a wealth of information about the community as well as industrial history of New York State. Definitely worth the trip.
  • WONDERFUL WONDERFUL place! The lighthouse is beautifully restored. As a lighthouse lover, I was very impressed. Beautiful. Peaceful. Relaxing. So enjoyable. Looking forward to the next time we are in that area, to going again.
  • Lovely place to visit and learn some very cool history
  • Beautiful historic light house still lights on special occasions and the modern one is always lit. Really neat to see. And the bat blends with the sky so perfectly. Really recommend everyone check it out
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