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Hours of Operation

2015 Museum Hours

The museum features some exciting changes for 2015

Open weekends
Noon - 3PM
Memorial Day - June 12

Open 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
seven days a week
June 13 - Labor Day

After Labor Day:
Noon - 3 PM until
Columbus Day (10/12/15)

Be sure to see the new story boards, the touch screen table, and the expanded gift shop in the newly opened 1865 keeper house.

After Columbus Day, the museum closes until Spring, 2016, but do call us at (401) 423-3270 or e-mail us if you have a tour group you'd like to bring to the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum!


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Beavertail may be reached via Rhode Island route 138 from the east or west side of Narragansett Bay. After crossing the Jamestown bridge (from North Kingstown) or the Newport Bridge (from Newport), follow the signs to Jamestown Center. Continue southward past Mackerel Cove Town Beach to Beavertail State Park at the tip of the island.
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2015 Beavertail Light Station TOWER openings

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

May 25, Memorial Day
June 13, Saturday
June 27, Saturday
July 11, Saturday
July 26, Sunday
August 8, Saturday
August 23, Sunday
September 7, Labor Day
September 19, Saturday
October 3, Saturday
October 11, Sunday

Openings are weather dependent; if uncertain, call 401.423.3270.

Some considerations for climbing the tower:
Climbers must be at least 4 ft tall.
Climbers are strongly urged to consider footwear other than flip flops.

Neither small children nor pets may be carried.
Both hands must be free for climbing.
Climbers must be in line by 3:30 pm to climb tower before closing.
A five dollar ($5) donation is suggested for each adult climber

  To learn more about the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association write or call: 

Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association
P. O. Box 83
Jamestown, RI 02835

ph: (401) 423-3270

e-mail: info@BeavertailLight.or

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