LIGHTHOUSES

EAST CHOP LIGHTHOUSE

Telegraph Hill
Address: 229 East Chop Avenue, Oak Bluffs

East Chop Lighthouse is open seasonally on Sunday evenings around sunset. A lighthouse keeper will be available and doors will be open during designated hours. 

Limited parking available on East Chop Drive. 

Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) busses stop at the intersection of East Chop Drive and New York Avenue, but you must walk up the hill to the lighthouse.

Schedule:

  • Sundays Only
    June 25-July 30, 7pm-9pm
    August 6-September 10, 6pm-8pm

Admission is $5.00 for adults. Museum members and children under 12 are free.

EDGARTOWN LIGHTHOUSE

End of North Water Street, Edgartown
Address: 121 North Water Street

A staircase to the lantern room allows the interior of the Edgartown Light to be open to visitors. A lighthouse keeper will be available and doors will be open during designated hours.

Parking is available, but limited, on North Water Street. 

Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) busses drop off on Church Street in Edgartown. It is a 5-10 minute walk to the lighthouse from this location.

Schedule:

  • May 27 - June 18 Weekends, 10-4
  • May 29 (Memorial Day) 10-4
  • June 22 - September 4, 10-4
  • September 9 - October 8, Weekends only, 10-4
  • September 23, 1 pm (Children's Memorial -- rain date is September 30)

All hours are weather permitting.

Admission is $5.00 for adults. Museum members and children under 12 are free.

GAY HEAD LIGHTHOUSE

Gay Head Cliffs
Address: 9 Aquinnah Circle, Aquinnah

The lighthouse is open seasonally -- check hours, below. A lighthouse keeper will be available and the doors will be open during designated hours. 

Parking is available, but limited, on Aquinnah Circle.

The Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) busses do have routes to the lighthouse.

Schedule:

  • May 27-June 18, Weekends, 10-4
  • May 29 (Memorial Day) 10-4
  • June 22-October 9, Daily, 10-4
  • June 21 Summer Solstice Celebration, 6:30-8:30

Admission is $5.00 for adults. Museum members and children under 12 are free.

 

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