We love visitors and want you to be able to visit for years to come, so please respect the CDC's advice on COVID-19, social distancing, and public interactions.
Tower tours have resumed! Tours are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays only, from 10 am - 12 noon. Masks must be worn inside the Tower, regardless of vaccination status. Only the first floor of the Tower is accessible during the tours.
Please visit our Facebook page, Friends of Nobska Light, for the most up-to-date Tower tour information.
All tours are weather and volunteer dependent and may be canceled without notice. Please visit our Facebook page, Friends of Nobska Light, for the most up-to-date information. There are no reservations or pre-bookings. Just come by during posted hours. (Tues & Thurs 10am-12pm)
The grounds are open dawn to dusk year-round but please stay outside the construction boundaries.
Please be respectful of the neighbors. We hope you enjoy visiting.
233 Nobska Rd, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA
Nobska Light is a mile southeast of Woods Hole Village in the Town of Falmouth, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod.
Directions from Boston : Take the Southeast expressway (Route 93 South) to Route 3 South. Cross the Sagamore Bridge to first exit to Sandwich Road; go west to the traffic circle at the Bourne Bridge. Follow directions below from Bourne Bridge.
Directions from Hyannis: Take the Mid-Cape Highway, MA Route 6, North to exit 1 Cranberry Highway. Take the 3rd left Ben Abbey Road and turn left onto Sandwich Road west to the traffic circle at the Bourne Bridge. Follow directions below from Bourne Bridge.
From Providence/New York: Take the exit for I-195 East Providence (exit 20). Follow I-195 East to the Cape Cod/The Islands exit (exit 22A). Take the exit onto Route 25 South and cross over the Bourne Bridge to the traffic circle.
From Bourne Bridge: Go around the traffic circle to the exit onto MA-28 to Falmouth where MA-28 narrows to two lanes. Go straight through the sole traffic light and follow signs to Woods Hole. Turn left onto Church Street, which becomes Nobska Road. The Lighthouse is on your left past the beach.
233 Nobska Road, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, United States