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Point Pinos Lighthouse

80 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2015
+1 831-648-5716
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A Historic Gem

If you are in Pacific Grove and have an hour or two, make sure you visit the Point Pinos Lightouse... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GlennFrancoSimmons
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Cupertino, California
Interesting Location

We got a great deal at an awesome budget motel in Pacific Grove as we were there to see the more... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Daniel A
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Beijing, China
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The oldest operating lighthouse on the West Coast.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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80 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2015
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Pacific Grove and have an hour or two, make sure you visit the Point Pinos Lightouse. It is filled with treasured memories and a lot of historical information. The docents are friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank GlennFrancoSimmons
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We got a great deal at an awesome budget motel in Pacific Grove as we were there to see the more famous attractions. We strolled in after most things were closed and so we wanted to walk around and stretch after driving the better part...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

History learned here - but no good lighthouse view. very small. They wanted a small donation to get in.

Thank ibm600
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This Lighthouse has been preserved to show what it was like 100 years ago with the light keeper and family living there. Very interesting history and a spectacular location on a rugged dangerous point for cargo ships.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The spot is a must-see it is so beautiful next to the ocean beautiful views and you could spend a good couple of hours of relaxing

Thank valantino n
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was quite a nice place to visit. It goes up 3 flights on a circular staircase, and shows all sorts of stuff dating back to the 1800's. I would recommend this if you have an hour to spend. Well worth it.

Thank asmittyincaVacaville
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I like lighthouses, so we stopped in on our drive. Lovely, historic lighthouse restored with period furniture and effects. Very informative. Knowledgeable volunteers provided information. Situated in one of the most beautiful spots along the coast. Good for families, history buffs, lighthouse fans. Free admission,...More

Thank jennygirl57
Reviewed 3 July 2017

A charming lighthouse with a wonderful museum. Rooms are representative of life at the light at various times in it's history. Grounds are barren now but photos show how the keepers kept fresh produce and etcetera nearby. A donation is highly sought.

Thank Snoopydad1
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The volunteers who maintain and serve as hosts have done an outstanding job in preserving the charm and history of this lighthouse. They will guide you on an amazing tour. This is a "must see" while you're visiting Pebble Beach.

Thank Goodness4you
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is where Pacific Grove transitions to Asilomar and it is spectacular. Great place to walk or bike.

Thank Jerry B
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