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

End of North Water Street, Edgartown
Address: 121 North Water Street

MVM Campus

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.

The 13th Lighthouse Children's Ceremony of Remembrance Please read the Martha's Vineyard Times article about this moving ceremony.

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


2016 Schedule

Open weekends May 28 - June 26 & May 30 (Memorial Day), 10am-5pm.
Open daily June 27 - Sept 5 (Labor Day), 10am-5pm.
Open weekends Sept 10 – Oct 9 and Columbus Day Oct 10, 10am-5pm.

Children's Memorial Ceremony of Remembrance: Saturday, September 24th, 1 pm, with a rain date of October 1st.

All hours are weather permitting.

Admission is $5.00 for adults. Museum members and children under 12 are free.

Group Visits and Private Rentals

To schedule group visits, please contact Betsey Mayhew at 508-627-4441 x112. For more information about weddings or private parties, visit our Lighthouse Rentals page.