Tybee Island Light House

(912) 786-5801


The Tybee Museum was established in 1961 by The Tybee Island Museum Association. The Association is now known as The Tybee Island Historical Society, a non-profit organization which also operates The Tybee Island Light Station in addition to the Tybee Museum. The purpose of the museum was the same in 1961 as it is today - to interpret the rich history of Tybee Island.

Open for self-guided tours Wednesday-Monday 9:00AM-5:30PM, Last Ticket Sold at 4:30 PM.


Market At The Lighthouse
Sunday, July 3, 2016

10:00 am till 4:00 pm

Come by and see all that our local artist have to offer I can assure you they have something for everyone. Some very unique and interesting things to choose from. Pottery, Jewelry, Art prints, Photos, Fossils, Dog Treats, Honey, Gourmet Food Items, Vintage Jewelry, Painted Glassware, Wind Chimes, Handmade Soaps, Tile work, Sweet Tea Mixers, Soy based candles and so much more. Stop by and have some lunch.

If interested in participating please call 912-786-5801 ask for Vikki.

Sunset Tours 2016

This is a unique opportunity to experience the lighthouse after hours by joining one of our small private tours. The tour last about ninety minutes and includes a climb to the top of the lighthouse to experience a beautiful Tybee Island sunset. We are limited on how many we can take on each tour and they fill up quickly so if you are interested don't wait to call. Tickets are $25 and nonrefundable. Children 12 and under are not allowed. Tour lasts approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours.

For Reservations call 912-786-5801

May 6 & 27
June 10 & 24
July 8 & 22
August 5 &19
September 2




Reports to: Executive Director and Director of Operations
Position: Staff (Hourly; Full-time)


• Helps Executive Director(ED) and the Director of Operations (DO) with any preservation projects that the Tybee Island Historical Society may be involved with as the ED and DO direct. • Must have knowledge of and be able to utilize the Secretary of Interior Standards on all Preservation/maintenance projects. • Must maintain all currently restored buildings using the Secretary of Interior Standards including but not limited to: exterior, interior and all furnishings and fixtures • Must be able and willing to perform basic janitorial skills including but not limited to cleaning bathrooms, putting out trash, mopping, sweeping and picking up trash • Must be knowledgeable of all OSHA guidelines and implement them on all work projects • Must monitor all visitors while working on the grounds to make sure that all site rules are being followed • Help with any basic carpentry, electrical and plumbing issues that may occur • Must be able to work a full day out of doors possibly in inclement weather • Must be able to help grounds supervisor with all seasonal planting and some mowing • Must be able to perform all other duties as directed by the ED and DO including but not limited to: parking lot duty, event set-up and preparation, monitoring of Lighthouse, Head Keepers and Museum.

  • This is a very physically demanding job involving heavy lifting and standing for long periods.

We will begin calling for interviews at the end of May.

Become a Member

Membership has its privileges, contact Desiree for details

30 Meddin Dr, Tybee Island, GA 31328 (MAP)
PO Box 366 Tybee Island, GA 31328
Phone: (912) 786-5801 Fax: (912) 786-6538 Gift Shop: (912) 786-5877
The lighthouse and catwalk are subject to closure when adverse weather conditions occur.