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2013 Museum Hours

The museum features some exciting changes for 2013

Open 10 AM to 4 PM seven days a week until Labor Day.

Tower openings

Noon to 3 PM
June 29
July 13
July 27
August 10
Auguest 24
September 7
September 28

1 PM to 4 PM
October 14


Be sure to see the newest exhibit, “Lamps, Lenses and Illuminants” in the newly restored Oil house.


After summer, the museum closes until Spring, 2014, 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!

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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Beavertail Light Station Tower Openings, 2013

The tower is scheduled to be open from noon until 3 PM on September 7, September 28

The tower is scheduled to be open from 1 PM until 4 PM on October 14.

Openings are weather dependent; if inclement weather, opening will be the following day.

Some considerations for climbing the tower:
Climbers must be 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 2:30 pm
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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