Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol
Tower Height: 10
Description of Tower: Light shown from window of dwelling.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1872
Date Present Tower Built: 1875
Current Use: Active aid to navigation, museum.
Open To Public? Yes.
The museum in this dwelling/lighthouse is maintained by the Nelson Head Lighthouse and Rescue Station Trust. It contains exhibits furnished by the Port Stephens Historical Society including photographs and artifacts mostly covering the WWII years in Port Stephens. Tea rooms and the Coastal Patrol headquarters are adjoining.