VISIT GEORGIA'S OLDEST AND TALLEST LIGHTHOUSE
We are a complete light station whose history dates back to 1736. The tower stands 145 feet tall and has three Light Keeper's Cottages nearby. A small 1812 Summer Kitchen holds archaeological finds. Across the street is an 1899 Military Battery that houses the Tybee Island Museum. Exhibits cover the time of the Euchee tribe, the history of Fort Screven, Tybee's Golden Era and more. A yellow raised cottage adjacent to the property showcases 1900s Tybee architecture.
We are a complete light station whose history dates back to 1736. The tower stands 145 feet tall and has three Light Keeper's Cottages nearby. A small 1812 Summer Kitchen holds archaeological finds. Across the street is an 1899 Military Battery that houses the Tybee Island Museum. Exhibits cover the time of the Euchee tribe, the history of Fort Screven, Tybee's Golden Era and more.
Please Purchase tickets on site at the time of your arrival.
We do not pre-sell tickets online.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times while visiting our sites.
Free parking is available at the lighthouse for those purchasing tickets.
Tickets include admission to the complete Light Station and the Tybee Museum in Battery Garland
Seniors (62+): $8
Children (6-17): $8
Children (5 and under): Free
Groups (10 people or more) with a reservation: $8
Military (Must present ID): $8
Coast Guard (Must present ID): Free
For more information please call (912) 786-5801
The lighthouse and catwalk are subject to closure when adverse weather conditions occur.
Mon: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Wed: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Thu: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Fri: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Sat: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Sun: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Last Tour at 4:30PM.
Grounds close by 5:30PM.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, & New Years Day.
Hours subject to change, specifically on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
No BACKPACKS of any size allowed on the grounds. Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times. Bathing suits must be covered.
The lighthouse may close without warning due to adverse weather conditions.
Tickets include admission to the complete Tybee Island Light Station.
Drones are not allowed to fly over the Tybee Island Light Station and Museum on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays during the hours of 9AM to 5:30PM.
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 is the same today as it was in 1961 - to interpret the rich history of Tybee Island.
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Locals Free Admission Day!
May 16, 2021
Sunday, May 16th, the Tybee Island Lighthouse is having a Locals Free Admission Day. If you are a resident of Tybee Island and have proof of residency your admission to the Tybee Lighthouse and Museum will be free. This is for one day only so be sure not to miss out.
Historic Endicott Battery Tour for Locals
May 18, 2021
Tybee Island Historical Society will be offering a special walking tour of the Fort Screven Batteries on Tuesday, May 18th at 9 A.M for local Tybee residents only.
This is a chance to learn about how sea coast fortifications worked during the beginning of the last century. To make reservations or for more information call 912-786-5801.
Now Open: The Tybee Train
Learn all about the train that used to run from Savannah to Tybee Island
Tybee Island Farmers and Artisan Market
Mondays Starting March 15, 2021
From March through October every Monday evening from 4-7 the Tybee Island Farmers Market will be hosting their market in the back field. Offering everything from artwork to veggies!
Visit their Facebook page for more information:
Part-time/Seasonal Gift Shop Sales Job Description and Duties
Open Until Filled
Reports to: Director of Operations
Position: Gift Shop Employee (Hourly, Part-time, Seasonal approx March-September)
Schedule: Shifts vary. Required to work weekends. Schedules issued monthly.
• Greets public and orients visitors with the site
• Operates cash register
• Keeps gift store shelves and stockroom well stocked
• Prices merchandise
• Multi-task and be aware of surroundings
• Possesses great customer service skills and be able to work well with all staff and work as a team
• Enforce Historical Society rules for visitors
• Frequently move around boxes with merchandise weighing up to 50 pounds
• Work in outdoor conditions
• Free employee parking available onsite
Please send your resume to Nicole Thompson at . No phone calls or drop-ins please.
We Rely on Your Generosity
Your contribution will help the Tybee Island Light Station and Museum continue to provide the best possible service to the public. Your contribution will help with the continued preservation of the site and the education of our visitors.