59 School Street, Box 1310, Edgartown MA 02539 - 508.627.4441
Martha's Vineyard Museum MV Museum
MVM Campus

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.

Watch Plum TV's feature on the Gay Head Light.

Read the Martha's Vineyard Magazine's "Illuminating Lighthouses"
for more on the historical and cultural significance of the light
.


save the gay head light

MVM CampusLearn more about the current efforts to save the Gay Head Lighthouse by visiting the homepage for the "Keep on Shining" campaign here.


2015 Schedule

*** 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
     July, 7pm-9pm
     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

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To schedule group visits, please contact Rizwan Malik at 508-627-4441 x110. For more information about weddings or private parties, visit our Lighthouse Rentals page.