Split Rock Lighthouse

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  • $10 adults, $8 seniors and college students, $6 ages 5-17, free age 4 and under and MNHS members

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  • Twenty miles northeast of Two Harbors on Highway 61, the Scenic North Shore Drive. Located in Split Rock Lighthouse State Park. Free onsite parking (seasonal) GPS: 47.2010,-91.3671

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  • Open May 15-third weekend in October: daily 10 am to 6 pm. Third weekend in October through May 15: visitor center & grounds are open Thurs-Mon 11 am-4 pm. Please call ahead for field trip or other group reservations.

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  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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  1. Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting

    Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting

    3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd
    Two Harbors, MN 55616
    Call: (218) 226-6372

    On the anniversary of this tragedy, Split Rock Lighthouse commemorates the 1975 sinking of the freighter “Edmund Fitzgerald." A film about the Fitzgerald will be shown in the Visitor Center theater continuously throughout the afternoon. The lighthouse and the fog signal building will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The lighthouse will close temporarily at 4:30 p.m. while the names of the 29 lost crew members are read to the tolling of a ship’s bell. Following the ceremony, the beacon will be lit and the tower once again opened for visitors to tour.
    This is the only opportunity each year when visitors can climb to the top of the tower and see the beacon lit and revolving.

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