New London Harbor Light Tours
1:00pm and 3pmNew London Harbor Light tours - New London Harbor Light will open for visitor tours on Wednesdays in May and June, 2012. Space is limited to six per tour and reservations are required. Visitors meet at the Custom House Maritime Museum at 1 and 3 PM. The tours raise funds for the restoration of New London Harbor Light--the oldest and tallest lighthouse on Long Island Sound.
New London Harbor Lighthouse is located onshore, approximately three miles from the downtown, and offers breathtaking views over the Sound. According to the United States Coast Guard, at night, more lighthouses can be seen from the lantern of this lighthouse than from any other place on earth.
Visitors receive a guided tour as they climb the 119 steps to the lighthouse lantern. Call 860-447-2501 to make a reservation.
Suggested donation is $35 for adults and $15 for children ages 8 to 14.
Location: Custom House Maritime Museum, 150 Bank Street, New London