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Gay Head Lighthouse

Gay Head Lighthouse Review

This brick lighthouse (also called Aquinnah Lighthouse) is stationed precariously atop the rapidly eroding cliffs. Bad weather may affect its opening hours. Parking can be limited here.

Aquinnah Cultural Center. Across from the parking area for the Aquinnah Lighthouse you'll see the historic Vanderhoop Homestead, a handsome 1880s house that's home to the Aquinnah Cultural Center, a museum on Aquinnah's rich history. Displays cover topics such as beadwork, plant identification, and religion. 35 Aquinnah Circle, 02535. 508/645–7900. www.vanderhoophomestead.org. $7. Wed., Fri., and Sat. 11–3, June–Sept.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Aquinnah Circle, Aquinnah, MA 02535 | Map It
  • Phone: 508/627–4441
  • Cost: $5
  • Hours: Mid-May–mid-Oct., Mon.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. noon–5; Mid-Oct.–mid-May, Mon.–Sat. 10–5
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  • Location: Aquinnah
Updated: 12-23-2013

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