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Edgartown Lighthouse

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Address: 121 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8016
Phone Number: 15086274441
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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The Martha's Vineyard Museum is privileged to be the steward of three of...

The Martha's Vineyard Museum is privileged to be the steward of three of the Island's lighthouses. The East Chop, Edgartown, and Gay Head lighthouses are not only historic reminders of a bygone age, but are working beacons that still send a light out into the night. Beyond their important functional role, these structures also offer visitors spectacular views of the breathtaking beauty of Vineyard Sound, the simple elegance of Edgartown Harbor & Chappaquiddick, and the majestic cliffs of Aquinnah. Major renovations completed in 2007, including installation of a staircase to the lantern room, allow the interior of the Edgartown Light to be open to visitors. A lighthouse keeper will be available and the doors will be open during designated hours. Parking is available, but limited, on North Water Street. The 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.

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The cost is $5.00 for each person over 12. The climb is not too bad. There are about 50 stairs then a short ladder to get to the top then you have to crawl through a small door... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Joli G
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Mamaroneck, New York
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Mamaroneck, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The cost is $5.00 for each person over 12. The climb is not too bad. There are about 50 stairs then a short ladder to get to the top then you have to crawl through a small door BUT the view is worth the effort. Just spectacular.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This light house doesnt just let the sailors know they are home...It let's me know too! I have such beautiful memories at this light house. From watching my son grow up at this beach for many summers to watching my beautiful friends get married here too. If I can make so many great memories here, so can you. It is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the historical lighthouse. Attendants were there to provide us with all its history, which is extensive. Also, lighthouse has been moved. Had lunch at nearby restaurant with great views.

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A must do while visiting; almost magical. Decorated fabulously for many holidays and occasions. Definitely worth the walk...

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Pompton Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great little beach to watch the boats go by. Good view of Chappaquidick. Bring a picnic basket and spend the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the first lighthouse I visited when I arrived on Martha's Vineyard is was amazing. I am going to make the picture my profile on Facebook.

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Thank Melinda E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a day trip for us, my son has high functioning autism and was scared to go up Into the lighthouse the man working his name was Wayne. I would like someone to give this man a very big thank you for just letting my son take his time and Wayne somehow told us to let my son go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the dunes across from the harbor view hotel it is a landmark inviting to and worth a little walk.

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Cornwall, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful walk out to the lighthouse along a path that takes you out to the lighthouse. Stunning views, great pictures. So peaceful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this attraction in Edgartown, just a few minutes walk from the center of town. Small light house with a small beach ,lovely views of the surrounding areas, $5.00 to climb to the top and there is a very knowledgeable guide there .

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