Old Baldy Lighthouse & the Smith Island Museum of History

Visit the oldest lighthouse in North Carolina!

Built in 1817, Old Baldy is located on Bald Head Island only a short private passenger ferry ride away from Southport. Climb to the top to take in the view before heading next door to view historic artifacts from the island itself.

Address: 101 Lighthouse Wynd, Bald Head Island NC

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 4pm; Sundays 11am to 4pm

Admission: $6 Adults and youth ages 13 and up; $3 Youth ages 3 to 12; Free for children under 3 (Ticket sales stop 30 minutes prior to close)