Basic Information

93 Delaware Avenue
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial is located within the Village of Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island. The most common way to reach the island is by the Jet Express or Miller Boat Line ferries. When traveling east, use Ohio Turnpike to US 250 north to SR 2 west. When traveling west, use Ohio Turnpike to SR 53 north to SR 2 east. From SR 2 take the SR 163 exit OR the ST 250 exit for the Jet Express passenger ferry, OR take the SR 53 exit for Miller Boat Line vehicle and passenger ferry.

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

The Visitor Center is open daily from May 20 through October 1. From October 1 through October 23 the park is open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. ***The Observation Deck, Rotunda and Plazas will be inaccessible during 2017 while the Memorial Column is cleaned and repaired.***

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Additional Information

Summer months can be extremely hot and humid, with occasional and sudden severe thunderstorms. Fall and spring are pleasant with cool temperatures and brisk winds. During the Winter the Memorial and Visitor Center are closed.

Entrance Fees:

Adult Entrance Fee - $5.00

The fee grants access to the Memorial's Observation Deck 317 feet above Lake Erie. The Visitor Center and grounds have no admission fee.

Youth Entrance Fee - $0.00

Youth 15 years or younger are not charge entrance fees.

Entrance Passes:

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial Annual Pass - $20.00

This pass grants holder and 3 accompanying adults admission to Memorial Observation Deck. The pass is good for 1 calendar year.

Visitor Center

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial's Visitor Center is open seasonally so check schedule. It is also free to enter. In the Visitor Center a visitor can watch the 15 minute film on the battle and learn about the War of 1812, Battle of Lake Erie, the peace that has endured since the War of 1812 amongst the US, United Kingdom, and Canada, and construction of the Memorial.

Last updated: March 3, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 549
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

Phone:

(419) 285-2184

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