Split Rock Lighthouse
3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd.
Two Harbors, MN 55616


October 24-May 15:
Visitor center and grounds only.
Thu-Mon 11 am-4 pm
May 16-October 23:
Daily 10 am-6 pm
Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day, 10 am-6 pm.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.



  • $10 adults
  • $8 seniors and college students
  • $6 children 5-17
  • Free for children 4 and under and MNHS members.



2017 Feb 23

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Visitor Center

Guided tours of the light station leave from the visitor center throughout the day. Visitors can also tour the site and climb the lighthouse on their own.


The exhibit area features artifacts and presents information on the history of the light station and the North Shore including facts about Lake Superior shipping and a display about shipwrecks. 

Every visitor is encouraged to watch the short introductory film. Using stunning color photography, the film shows the history of the lighthouse, including how and why it was built, and the life that the keepers and their families experienced at this unique outpost.

Museum Store

The visitor center museum store features items related to maritime and nautical themes, the north woods, wildlife and environmental topics and Split Rock Lighthouse merchandise. Items include sweatshirts, t-shirts, mugs, Duluth packs, posters, toys, jewelry and many locally crafted items. The store is open the same hours as the Visitor Center.

If you can't make it to Split Rock Lighthouse, you can find many souvenir items online.


The visitor center is air conditioned and features modern restrooms. Explore our visitor amenities page for information on accessibility, parking and more.