Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Now Open

Restored under the direction of the Door County Historical Society and opened to the public in 1963, Eagle Bluff Lighthouse provides a glimpse into life as it was for the “Captain” William Duclon, the second keeper, and his family from 1883 – 1918. The Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Museum has opened its door for the 2011 season.

“We are so excited to begin our season,” said Patti Podgers, curator/manager. “In the past year, we have freshened up the lighthouse and added factual information to our tours. There are so many aspects of life in the lighthouse during the late 1800s that have not been explored. History should be living, interesting to all age groups. We have some fun things planned for this season and I hope everyone will stop by to see what we have to offer.”

The Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Museum will be open May 27 through May 31. Beginning June 3, the lighthouse will be open daily. Hours of operation are 10 am – 4 pm. Docent-led tours are available on the hour and half-hour; the last tour of the day is at 3:30 pm. Group tours are welcome by reservation.

Admission to Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Museum is $5 for adults, $2 for students, and $1 for children. Located within Peninsula State Park, a state park sticker is required for parking at the lighthouse. For more information contact Podgers at 920.495.7330 or 920.421.3636.