Hours and Admission

March 1 – April 30, 2021

The visitor center, fog signal building, and historic grounds are open to visitors with a grounds pass. Currently, access to the lighthouse and keeper's house is only available on the Keeper's Tour. MNHS looks forward to providing greater access to the historic buildings through regular admission as soon as we can safely do so.

Please buy your tickets onsite or call the box office at 651-259-3015.

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am-4:00 pm

*Starting March 13, 2021, the Keeper’s Tour is offered Saturdays at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, and Sundays at 10:30 am.

Closed Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

 

Admission

  Cost
Grounds pass
Includes access to the visitor center, historic grounds, and fog signal building.
$8
(Free for MNHS members)
Keeper's Tour*
Access to the lighthouse and keeper's house is temporarily limited due to COVID protocols. The 45-minute guided Keeper's Tour is the only way to access these buildings until we can safely accommodate more people. These tours are limited to 10 people.
$25
(MNHS members save 20%)
Children ages 4 and under Free

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

May 1 – October 25, 2021

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am-6:00 pm

*The Keeper’s Tour is offered daily at 9:00 am, and Saturdays at 5:00 pm.

Admission

  Cost
Grounds pass
Includes access to the visitor center, historic grounds, and fog signal building.
$8
(Free for MNHS members)
Keeper's Tour*
This 45-minute guided tour of the lighthouse and keeper's house includes grounds pass access. Tour is limited to 20 people to ensure safety protocols.
$25
(MNHS members save 20%)
Children ages 4 and under Free
Blue Star Families 
(Armed Forces Day - Labor Day)
Free grounds pass
(On site only)

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

October 26 – December 31, 2021

Visitor center and grounds only. The lighthouse and historic building interiors are closed in the winter.

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Open Wednesday, November 10, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm, for the Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting.

Closed Thursday, December 23, 2021.

Admission

  Cost
Grounds pass
Includes access to the visitor center, historic grounds, and fog signal building.
$8
(Free for MNHS members)
Children ages 4 and under Free

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

2021 Holiday schedule

Open​

  • New Year's Day (January 1, 2021)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 18, 2021)
  • Presidents' Day (February 15, 2021)
  • Memorial Day (May 31, 2021)
  • Independence Day (July 4, 2021)
  • Labor Day (September 6, 2021)
  • Veterans Day (November 11, 2021)
  • Day after Thanksgiving (November 26, 2021)
  • Day after Christmas (December 26, 2021)
  • New Year's Eve 2021 (December 31, 2021)
  • New Year's Day 2022 (January 1, 2022)

Closed

  • Easter (April 14, 2021)
  • Thanksgiving (November 25, 2021)
  • Christmas Eve (December 24, 2021)
  • Christmas Day (December 25, 2021)