Gay Head Lighthouse
Gay Head Cliffs
Address: 9 Aquinnah Circle, Aquinnah
The Gay Head Lighthouse is open seasonally. 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.
Len Butler, Chairman of the Relocation Subcommittee for Save the Gay Head Lighthouse, gives an exclusive look at the preparations that have been made to get the Lighthouse ready for her historic move in this video.
save the gay head light
Learn more about the current efforts to save the Gay Head Lighthouse by visiting the homepage for the "Keep on Shining" campaign here.
*** The exact opening date for the Gay Head Lighthouse will be determind once the Lighthouse relocation and restoration is complete. Check back here frequently for the exact date. At this time, we anticipate the Lighthouse will open in early to mid July.
Open daily July – Oct 12, 11am–4pm
Open Thursday evenings July – Sept 10
Aug 6-Sept 10, 6pm-8pm
All hours are weather permitting.
Admission is $5.00 for adults. Museum members and children under 12 are free.
Group Visits and Private Rentals