East Chop

Telegraph Hill
Address: 229 East Chop Avenue, Oak Bluffs

The East Chop Lighthouse is open seasonally on Sunday evenings around sunset. A lighthouse keeper will be available and the doors will be open during designated hours. Parking is available, but limited, on East Chop Drive. The Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) busses will stop at the intersection of East Chop Drive and New York Avenue, but you must walk up the hill to the lighthouse.

Read the Martha’s Vineyard Magazine’s “Illuminating Lighthouses” for more on the historical and cultural significance of the light


  • Open for sunsets
  • Open Sunday evenings:
    • June 23 – September 8
    • June 23 – July 28, 7pm-9pm
    • August 4 – September 8, 6pm-8pm

All hours are weather permitting.

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

* Please note the East Chop Lighthouse will close on Labor Day weekend this year for necessary repair/restoration work. We appreciate your understanding.

Group Visits and Private Rentals

To schedule group visits, please contact Savannah Berryman-Moore at 508-627-4441 x127. For more information about weddings or private parties, visit our Lighthouse Rentals page.