Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society

Marblehead, Ohio


The Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society is a non-profit organization formed to establish a museum for the preservation of the history of this unique village on the shores of Lake Erie and Sandusky Bay, with a special interest in its historic Marblehead Lighthouse.

Lighthouse Tower
The Lighthouse and Museums are open daily from 12 - 4, Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day
Lifesaving Station
The construction of a replica of the 1876 U.S. Lifesaving Station was completed in 2016.
Keeper's House
The present Keeper’s House was constructed in 1880 and was home to 16 keepers and their families.
The Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, with the help of the Historical Society, is currently selling commemorative bricks for the brick pathway.
The Lighthouse and Museums are open daily from noon -4, Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day
Historical Society Members
Join the Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society as a member or a volunteer.
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Climb the Tower


Climb the 77 steps to the top.  Tickets are sold at the tower.  Admission age 6 and up - $3. Under 6 - free.

Visit the Museum


See the Fresnel lens and learn about the history of the lighthouse.

Learn about the Lifesaving Service 


Visit the Replica of the Lifesaving Station.  Look at the exhibits and imagine what it was like to rescue boats and sailors in distress.

Enjoy the Waterfront


From the Lighthouse property, you will have a great view of Kelley's Island, South Bass Island and Cedar Point.  The views are breathtaking.

Pack a Picnic 


The perfect place for a picnic.  Bring some food and spend some time.

Take some pictures


The Marblehead Lighthouse is one of the most photographed landmarks in Ohio.  Each day and season brings a new beauty to the park.


email :

Tel: 419-798-2094 (during museum hours)

Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society

P.O. Box 144

Marblehead, OH 43440

email :

Tel: 419-798-2094 (during museum hours)

© 2020  by  Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society

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Parking lot and driveway project

Initial construction of a new parking lot and driveway. These will be completed and paved after the restrooms are completed.