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Chatham Lighthouse Tours 2024

Chatham Lighthouse is Open for Tours

Chatham Lighthouse

 Located on the grounds of Coast Guard Station Chatham, Chatham Light has a long and rich history. You can read the complete history by clicking here.  

Please use these safety guidelines and recommendations during your visit

  • Children must be a minimum of 45" tall and accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.
  • Closed toe shoes are highly recommended. We do not recommend flips flops or sandals.
  • Hold available hand railings at all times while in the lighthouse and climbing stairs.
  • Backpacks are not permitted in the lighthouse. Please leave them in a secure location.
  • Please see a USCG Auxiliarist to be escorted to the Lifeboat Tours, as required.

2024 Dates

June 15 & 16 (Historic Chatham Weekend): 1pm – 3pm

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 (Wednesdays) 1pm – 3pm

August 7, 14, 21, 28 (Wednesdays) 1pm – 3pm

September 4 & 18 (Wednesdays) 1pm – 3pm

The lighthouse’s very first keeper was appointed by President Thomas Jefferson himself to help guide ships past the town of Chatham.  Climb these 44 winding steps to be rewarded by stunning, panoramic views of the picturesque surrounding water and beaches.

Chatham Lighthouse viewChatham Lighthouse stairs