Old Baldy Lighthouse and Smith Island Museum of History

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101 Lighthouse Wynd
Bald Head Island, NC 28461 Bald Head Island Rate and review
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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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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.

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Great historic site to visit

Pros: Very clean and well maintained

Cons: Too many steps

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Great place to see some history and bring the family.

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