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A nice building along the river.

A quaint part of town and a must see if in Plymouth. It isn't far off the main road going through... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Replica lighthouse, no longer operational. Not accessible.

Visited this lighthouse with my elderly mother in her wheelchair. There is no way to get a person... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
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124 E Water St, Plymouth, NC 27962-1330
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful replica of the first Screwpile Roanoke River lighthouse. The maritime museum adds an interesting dimension and the staff are friendly and very helpful. There is so much history in Plymouth. The waterfront location is beautiful. I’m glad we visited!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LSNS2652
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Ive been by the light house a thousand times by boat... We striper fish Plymouth to Devil's Gut. But today we parked and took a closer look...Larger than it looks from the river...great views.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

A quaint part of town and a must see if in Plymouth. It isn't far off the main road going through town.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank hubjeanne
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Visited this lighthouse with my elderly mother in her wheelchair. There is no way to get a person in a wheelchair up the two flights of stairs. But for the able-bodied, this is a beautiful square-frame light House. You can easily imagine living here as...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank H M
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Edenton lighthouse is the original lighthouse and has been completely restored. Keep in mind that their are several other replicas, including the one in Portsmouth, NC about 30 minutes from this one. The lighthouse sits on the shore line and has a ramp up...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank VaBeachGal453
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Enjoyed climbing the lighthouse to the top most, the interior was nice, but few displays/exhibits. Note: their appeared to be mold in the second level. The top level with the light has a very small hatch access outside, difficult for most adults to climb through....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Just stumbled upon this while in the town. Pretty cool, kids loved going up to the top and looking around. Nice lady who was there answered all my questions. I think I lucked out and was there when she was supposed to meet a group,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank mjacostausmc
Reviewed 25 April 2016

There's a nice little park associated with this area of the waterfront as well as a marina and a boardwalk. Nice area for a walk and relaxing by the banks of the river. After many years of service and being decommissioned and unoccupied for 15...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Frank d
Reviewed 22 January 2016

We came to here to find a geocache. This was our first visit to Plymouth and we certainly learned a lot about its history-especially during the Civil War. Great area to spend some time along the water.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank deeremom430
Reviewed 31 December 2015

This is part of the Mariner's museum. It was interesting to learn the history of the area and the lighthouse. There is also a rail trail which is a great walk around the old rail line and through the town.

Date of experience: December 2015
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27 August 2018|
Response from LSNS2652 | Reviewed this property |
There is a small fee to enter, paid at the Mariner’s Museum across the street. The museum people open the lighthouse as needed for visitors.