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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

1st and Central Aves., North Wildwood, NJ 08260
+1 609-522-4520
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Beautiful garden

Very nice well kept lighthouse. The garden is beautiful and peaceful. Staff was friendly and... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
Dona B
Taylor Mill, Kentucky
Beautiful gardens

I have been here many times and never tire of the beautiful gardens here. The lighthouse is not... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Marlton, New Jersey
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1st and Central Aves., North Wildwood, NJ 08260
+1 609-522-4520
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Very nice well kept lighthouse. The garden is beautiful and peaceful. Staff was friendly and informative.

Thank Dona B
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times and never tire of the beautiful gardens here. The lighthouse is not high but there is a nice gift shop inside. There are several themed gardens, a secret garden, herb garden, and a path that goes to the seawall...More

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by on our way home from Cape May and it was well worth the short detour. The lighthouse was well kept and full of interesting information and displays. Lovely views of the beach and surrounding community from near the top (you can't go up...More

Thank doglover3
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The light house still operates it light nightly although it now is open to the public as a museum for young and old to enjoy, gain a respect for the importance of the lighthouse in their day. This is a very good history lesson.

Thank gunny114
Reviewed 21 September 2016

One of the most beautiful light houses in New Jersey. Easy access from the road or the sea wall. Has a wonderful gardens, that attract a lot of butterflies. Wonderfully restored.

Thank Nanzcat51
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I stumbled into the lighthouse while riding a rental bike. Very nice garden and great view of the beach

Thank madd4912
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We discovered this gem after walking the seawall one morning. Beautiful garden at the rear of the lighthouse was a wonderful experience. We took a tour of the lighthouse and found the history quite interesting.

Thank Mary Ellen R
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The 1874 lighthouse has been beautifully restored and is still functions to warn sailors of the treacherous Hereford Inlet. The living quarters utilized by past lightkeepers and their families contain a variety of period pieces and artifacts. There are small exhibits on the history of...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

They did a great job restoring the light house very clean and well kept staff very friendly be nice to revisit

Thank joevaca
Reviewed 15 August 2016

On a day trip, stopped to see one of my favorite light houses, Hereford Inlet Lighthouse. To my surprise, they had Steve Murray there showing one of his recent Children's books "To the Lighthouse! Had a very pleasant conversation and purchased a few books Mr....More

Thank Buggin63
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9 June 2017|
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Response from Beth K | Reviewed this property |
Age 12 and under is 3.00. Over 12 is 6.00 to tour the lighthouse. The gardens and gift shop are free. The gardens lead out to a boardwalk with benches to sit and enjoy the view
17 March 2016|
Response from Suzy M |
The Hereford Lighthouse will be open seven days a week in the summer. If you purchase the combination ticket, you can use your Cape May Lighthouse on another day. The new hours will be posted as soon as the staff is... More