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The Cape Henry Lighthouse

Area: Chesapeake Bay

220 Upperville Rd
Fort Story
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Phone:
(757) 422-9421

  • Admission Fee
  • Hours: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM



The Cape Henry Lighthouse was built in 1792, and is currently owned and operated by a nonprofit historical society known as Preservation Virginia. Entrants can climb into the lighthouse lantern room. We also offer a walking tour on seasonal days, call ahead tour availability. 
Hours of operation:
March 15th- October 31st: 10 AM-5 PM
November 1st- March 16th: 10 AM - 4 PM
Note to Our Visitors: The Cape Henry Lighthouse is located within Fort Story military base. To visit the lighthouse, you must pass through the security gates of Fort Story. Please have a government issued form of identification for all persons over the age of 18. Must be 42" tall to climb.


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