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.
save the gay head light
The National Trust for Historic Preservation recently named the Gay Head Lighthouse one of America's 11 Most Endangered Places®. Efforts are underway to save the Lighthouse and relocate it away from the eroding cliffs. The "Keep on Shining" committee has formed and is currently raising funds to move the Light. Learn more about the campaign and/or donate to the cause here.
Open weekends May 24 – June 15 and Memorial Day May 26, 10am–5pm
Open daily June 16 – Oct 13, 10am–5pm
Open Friday and Saturday evenings June 20 – Sept 13
Aug -Sept, 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