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Adults: $12
Seniors (62+): $10
Children (6-17): $10
Children (5 and under): Free 
Groups (10 people or more) with a reservation: $10

Girl Scout Troop w/ Reservation: $10/pp

Military (Must present ID): $10
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. No refunds.

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 Ticket at 4:30PM.

Grounds close by 5:30PM.


Closed Savannah's St. Patrick's Parade Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, & New Years Day.

Hours subject to change. On Christmas Eve & Christmas Day last ticket is sold at 12PM & grounds close by 1PM.


No BACKPACKS of any size allowed on the grounds. Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times. Bathing suits must be covered.

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. Parking limit is 2 hours maximum. When you are finished with your tour you must move you vehicle to the public lot across the street to make room for our incoming guests.

Tickets include admission to the complete Tybee Island Light Station and the Tybee Museum in Battery Garland


The lighthouse may close without warning due to adverse weather conditions.


  • Shirt & Shoes Required. Bathing suits must be covered

  • Not Allowed on the Site:

    • Backpacks​

    • Drinks (except water)

    • Food

    • Gum

    • Pets

    • Smoking/Vaping

    • Tripods (any size)

    • Monopods

    • Beach Towels

    • Extra Large Purses or Beach Bags

    • Large Rigid Camera Bags

    • Weapons


Drone Policy

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.


How Many Steps?

178.  There is a platform every 25 steps with a resting area and a viewing window.

Is There An Elevator?


Will I Have to Wait in Line?

Possibly.  For safety purposes we must limit the amount of people allowed in the lighthouse at one time. This means that during peak times there can be a line to get into the lighthouse.

What's Your Drone Policy?

Drones are allowed to be flown over the site outside of operating hours. That means Wednesday-Monday from 9AM-5:30PM drones are not allowed over the light station and museum.

Are Pets Allowed?

No. Only ADA service animals are allowed.

Directional map of Tybee Island with the lighthouse and museum as destianations

Directions from I-16 going through Downtown Savannah:

Getting Here

  • Follow I-16 E to Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard in Savannah.

  • Take exit 167A for Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard

  • Turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

  • Turn right onto W Bay St

  • Merge onto US-80 E/Islands Expy

  • Continue on Islands Expy

  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for US-80 E and merge onto US-80 E/Islands Expy

  • Continue to follow US-80 E 

  • Turn left onto N Campbell Ave

  • Turn left onto Van Horne Ave

  • Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Meddin Dr

  • Continue onto Meddin Dr

  • Destination will be on the left

Support Our Museum

Support the Tybee Island Light Station & Museum

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.

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