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Visit South Bass Lighthouse

Access the top of the lighthouse tower to see an expansive view of Put-in-Bay

Tour Information

Days Availability Cost Notes
Lighthouse Tours F May 7 – August 27
9 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m.-10 a.m.
10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
$5/pp free/children 3 and under
(1 child per adult)


Registration Form
 

Stone Lab tour guides will accept payment by credit card or cash before the start of the tour. Tours can accommodate up to 5 people.

For fully vaccinated people, masks are no longer required on Ohio State’s campuses. Fully vaccinated individuals are also no longer required to physically distance. Individuals who are not vaccinated are required to continue wearing masks indoors and physically distance at all times.

Full details for required Personal Safety Practices on Ohio State properties are available at safeandhealthy.osu.edu/personal-protection-hygiene.

South Bass Island Lighthouse Tours

Discover information about the area’s history and the most pressing issues facing Lake Erie before accessing the top of the lighthouse tower to see an expansive view of Put-in-Bay.

Visitors can climb the stairs to take in a great view of Put-in-Bay from the top of the tower, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The lighthouse grounds remain open to the public, with physical distancing protocols in place.