Upcoming Events 2014
August 7th National Lighthouse Day.
Free admission to Lighthouse special guest speakers
includes State and Local officials, lighthouse historians
and Coast Guard. Event is 9AM 5PM with
one hour formal ceremony at 10AM
Oct 18th & 19th, Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey
see further details at lighthousechallengenj.org
Dec. 5th Christmas tree lighting ceremony,
free admission, music, refreshments, Santa at this yearly
Norman Rockwell/ like event. 5PM - 7:30PM
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse is a
working lighthouse, as well as a museum. It is open to the public for
guided and self guided tours. Visitors will learn about the history of
Hereford and get a glimpse of the life of a lighthouse keeper in the
late 19th and early 20th century. Learn about the History of Hereford Inlet Lighthouse
A park surrounding the Lighthouse is designed with
many different garden areas containing over 200 plant varieties. The
gardens are planted in the Victorian cottage style and extend right up
to the ocean seawall. They have won several awards, including the
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Suburban Greening Award.
The Lighthouse also has a gift shop featuring
lighthouse and nautical theme art work, books, miniatures, shirts ,
hats, mugs and much more.
The garden and grounds around the Lighthouse are
wheelchair accessible. A DVD tour is available upon request to those
unable to climb the Lighthouse.
We welcome and can accommodate school trips, senior
citizen groups and all other tour buses. Special rates are available
for groups of 30 or more.
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse is open year round.
For days and hours of operation, admission fees and other questions, please visit our Home Page or call 609-522-4520.
Background art courtesy of Donna Elias