228 Steps, One Amazing Journey!
New Jersey’s tallest lighthouse, and the country’s third tallest lighthouse, is located on Pacific & Rhode Island Aves. in Atlantic City. Take an amazing journey into time and above it all as you ascend the 228 steps of the Absecon Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouses in the country.
You’ll see breathtaking views of the Atlantic City skyline and up top you’ll come face-to-face with the original first-order Fresnel Lens, first lit in 1857.
First lit in 1857, this two acre historic site features free parking, exhibits, museum & gift shop.
Open year round Thursdays through Mondays 11am to 4pm
Summer hours are open daily July & August, 10am to 5pm.