Put-in-Bay, OH Stone Laboratory, National Park Service, Lake Erie Islands Historical Society, and ODNR Division of Wildlife announce the new P-I-B Eco-History Passport – a simple way for your family to visit five of Put-in-Bay’s popular tourist destinations with the purchase of one ticket. Offered for Wednesdays, August 11, 18, and 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., the PIB Passport gives you the opportunity to learn the history and ecology of the Put-in-Bay area by visiting the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society; touring Perry’s Monument; delving into the Aquatic Education Center; taking the Gibraltar Island tour; and exploring the exclusive South Bass Island Lighthouse – all in one day.
Travel to each destination and receive a stamp in your island passport.
Wednesdays, August 11, 18, and 25; 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
$10 Children (ages 12 and under)
*price includes cost of water taxi to and from Gibraltar Island.
Five-Site Passport Package (limited to 52 people each Weds) includes admission to the following:
- South Bass Island Lighthouse (open 10 a.m.-Noon)
- ODNR Division of Wildlife’s Aquatic Visitors Center (open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)*
- Gibraltar Island Tour (begins 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.—tour Stone Lab, Cooke Castle, and participate in hands-on classroom science activities)
- Lake Erie Islands Historical Society (open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
- Perry’s Monument (open 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
Four-Site Passport Package (includes only Lighthouse, Visitors Center, Historical Society, and Perry’s Monument)
$5 Children (ages 12 and under)
Passport is valid only for that specific Wednesday.
Transportation between destinations (other than the water taxi to Gibraltar) is not provided.
*Aquatic Visitors Center is free and can be visited without the passport.
To purchase a passport
Go to one of the following locations:
Lake Erie Islands Historical Society
Water taxi at the Boardwalk
The South Bass Lighthouse (10:00am-noon on the event days) or
The Stone Lab’s Bayview office during business hours.