Tour the oldest operating lighthouse on the West Coast
Guiding mariners to safety since 1855 …. and still active today
Set on the jagged rocky coast of the Monterey Peninsula
The lighthouse awaits your rediscovery
Open year round
Open 5 days a week (closed Tu/W) 1-4pm, no reservations required.
- Monday 1:00 – 4:00
- Tuesday closed
- Wednesday closed
- Thursday 1:00 – 4:00
- Friday 1:00 – 4:00
- Saturday 1:00 – 4:00
- Sunday 1:00 – 4:00
~ Outside of regular visiting hours the grounds are closed except by special arrangement.
Starting March 1 there is a suggested entrance donation to visit the Point Pinos Lighthouse of $4 for adults, $2 for kids 6-12, and free for under 6. Your generous donations will help fund the ongoing preservation/restoration efforts by our local all volunteer workers. Thank you in advance for your donation(s).