Established and built in 1857, the Absecon Lighthouse is the tallest in New Jersey and the third tallest masonry lighthouse in the U.S. Decommissioned in 1933, the light is kept lit as a visitor attraction. The keepers house and light are also a museum.
September to June, Thursday to Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; July and August, daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
$7 adults, $5 seniors, $4 children 4-12, under four FREE
Exterior tower/keepers house: Donna Connor; spiral staircase: Gary Martin; thumbnail and group with flag pole, State of New Jersey