Open Tower Day is always dependent on the weather. Please check with the Visitor Center or call 619-523-4285 for updated information.
The Open Tower Day planned for Saturday, April 4, 2020 has been postponed. Additional Open Tower Day dates for 2020 are not yet scheduled. Please check this page for updates.
On Open Tower Days, you can experience the lighthouse with a half-hour guided tour between 10:00am - 3:30pm. The guided tours are the only way to access the top tower of the lighthouse and will give participants a glimpse into life at this lighthouse station between 1855 - 1891. Tickets will be available on the day of the event, first come first serve. Please stop by the ticketing table near the lighthouse earlier in the day to ensure a ticket time. All participants must stop by the ticketing table to obtain ticket.
For those who do not wish to climb to the top tower, you will still be able to experience the kitchen of the lighthouse with historic interpreters. All activities are available at no additional cost to the entrance fee.
Last updated: March 17, 2020