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Piney Point Lighthouse

44701 Lighthouse Road, Piney Point, MD 20674-3014
+1 301-769-2222
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Great park for a picnic

We took a little 'jaunt' here from our vacation house just to get the kids out of the house for a... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Heather P
Great tour guides & location

Loved the lighthouse & museum buildings, really nice park area. Tour guides were knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
CatW610
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Norwood, Pennsylvania
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This classic1836 lighthouse includes a museum about the U.S. Coast Guard.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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44701 Lighthouse Road, Piney Point, MD 20674-3014
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+1 301-769-2222
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 21 July 2017

We took a little 'jaunt' here from our vacation house just to get the kids out of the house for a short time. We brought a picnic lunch, which we enjoyed in the shade at a picnic table right near the lighthouse. Then we walked...More

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Loved the lighthouse & museum buildings, really nice park area. Tour guides were knowledgeable & fun.

Thank CatW610
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a great place to visit. Signs to get you there are well placed. We had a full tour with a knowledgeable person who answered all our questions. The museum is well maintained and exhibits are informative. The on-site boat museum is wonderful. Families...More

2  Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

A nice stroll on Light House Road takes you to a pleasant ending. There is a beach to visit. Park benches for those to rest. Pinic tables for eating. A museum near by to visit. Nicely taken care of. Worth a visit.

Thank Rayna O
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Had planned a trip to Maryland's southern western shore as a get away for my wife and I to visit lighthouses and wineries. I had checked the lighthouses website and it said that it was open daily at 10 AM and the museum also. Arrived...More

1  Thank blues4545
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We really didn't tour the attractive lighthouse or museum due to time commitments, but we did walk the grounds and enjoy the fishing pier on site. The site is adjacent to the oil pipeline and storage tank complex so occasionally tankers are anchored at the...More

2  Thank William S
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This was a great visit for the kids the morning before a wedding. They loved the pier, water and the lighthouse and park area. It is very clean, well kept and organized. A great way to spend a few hours

1  Thank joannb
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a small waterman's museum featuring the lighthouse and the lighthouse keepers house. There were several very interesting exhibits in the static museum, as well. You can climb to the top of the lighthouse but the steep stairs are not for the faint of...More

Thank Dancerose
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Pay the entrance fee to enjoy the small (but informative) museum and climb up the lighthouse. Do not miss their boat exhibit (separate building) which is excellent. Docents do a great job. Lovely park and pier offer charming water views. Interesting interpretation about a Nazi...More

1  Thank WhiteCatWriting
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I agonized (I really did, I take these reviews very seriously) over giving this attraction "only" a "3" -- this little place has much going for it. Basically you've got a stubby little lighthouse with a moderately interesting history, the keeper's house, a tiny visitor...More

1  Thank Lynn S
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df0lks
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Response from JohnBCowgill | Reviewed this property |
The hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm. However, it is closed between January and March.
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