HOURS: TUESDAY-SATURDAY 10 TO 4; SUNDAY 11 TO 4. No tickets sold a half hour prior to closing.
North Carolina's oldest lighthouse is owned and operated by the Old Baldy Foundation, a 501c3 not for profit organization. The proceeds from the admission into the lighthouse and museum go to historic preservation projects. Come experience a self-guided tour to the top. 108 steps, 5 landings, and a ship's ladder to the top for a breathtaking view of the beautiful surroundings.
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Recommended Ratings & Reviews
You can't beat the view. Also pretty amazing this wasn't even the first lighthouse on the island!
Pros: Amazing view with incredible sights of both the island and the ocean.
Cons: Gotta get to Bald Head Island, and that requires a ferry. A def do if you're already there however.