Gay Head Lighthouse

Gay Head Lighthouse Logo The Gay Head Light is open 7 days a week, from 10-4pm. Thursday's Sunset opening is from 7-9pm. In August Sunset is earlier and the Light is open 6-9pm. Lighthouse Park is open year round from 9 am to one hour past sunset.
 Adult admission is $5/kids under 12 are free. For more information, visit the Gay Head Lighthouse website.

Aquinnah Cultural Center

Aquinnah Cultural Center Logo


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 House Tours 11 AM - 4 PM Located on the Aquinnah Circle, the Edwin Devries Vanderhoop Homestead is the home of the Aquinnah Cultural Center, and a 19th century farmstead that was lived in by many generations of the family. Now a museum of Wampanoag history and culture, the house has many original items including furniture, artwork, old photos, and fossils from the Cliffs. Other exhibits include Wampanoag whaling, Wampanoag keepers of the Gay Head Lighthouse, and Wampanoag owned and operated inns and restaurants of the late 19th and early 20th century.
New this season: -a whaling captain's log book from the 1840's -"The Maine Ingredient", an exhibit featuring hand carved and painted root clubs from the Penobscot people; and images of Passaquoddy artist Tomah Joseph's birch bark art from the 19th century.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
House Tours 11 AM - 4 PM
Friday, July 21, 2017
House Tours 11 AM - 4 PM
Saturday, July 22, 2017
11th Annual Native American Artisans Festival 11 AM - 4 PM The Festival is held in the Aquinnah Circle and feature Native artisans from southern New England and New York tribes. Wampum jewelry, beadwork, Native T-shirts, leatherwork, feather-work, finger weaving, paintings and much more available. Make a mini-sailors valentine or a wampum pendant. Enjoy Native music and food throughout the day.
For more information on all of our programs and exhibits, please call us at (508) 645-7900 or email at Admission prices for adults $5, seniors and children 12 and under $3.