2019 Tour Schedule

Memorial Day through September 8, 2019

Public Tour Every Friday and Saturday

Leaves from Tiscornia Beach at 10:00am

Every Friday and Saturday join us for an hour long tour down the North pier with a docent. We’ll cover 180 years of lighthouse history as well as climb to the lantern room of the Inner Lighthouse for a view high above Lake Michigan! No reservations required. Join us at the parking lot end of Tiscornia beach by the donor wall.  $10 Adult Ticket. $5 Child (12 and under)Ticket. 

Lighthouse Open Hours

  • Wednesdays–7pm to sunset
  • Fridays and Saturdays–10am to 2pm
  • Sundays–12pm to 4pm

Explore the Inner Lighthouse at your own pace and learn about the Twin Cities’ rich maritime heritage.
View the first floor Exhibit: Free
Tower Climb Tour to lantern: $5/person
Tickets sold on site only, payment by cash or card

2019 Select Days with Special Open Hours

  • Sept. 1–Tri-State Regatta–8am to 10am (in addition to regular hours)
  • Reminder: If weather or lake conditions become hazardous, scheduled tours and open hours may be cancelled for safety reasons.  We will post on this website, Facebook and Instagram if we are closed. Please be advised that cancellation decisions typically occur at the last minute. Thank you for your understanding!