Saturday, August 20, 10 AM & 1 PM

Rare & Special Excursion to explore

Little Gull Lighthouse

This is the rare first-ever opportunity to land at Little Gull Island and explore inside the Little Gull Lighthouse (est. 1802, current tower 1867) all the way up to the lantern. Working with David Henry, director of the Little Gull Light Foundation, we are offering two, two-hour trips out of New London, CT, aboard the high-speed Silver Eel. If the demand is there, a third trip on Sunday at 10 AM may be added.
Please make your reservation at least THREE DAYS in advance of the trip, i.e. by midnight on August 16. Children must be age 7 or older.
Only 18 seats per trip. Register now!
Only through August 13

Visit Inside New London Ledge Lighthouse! 

We have just two more boat trips out to Ledge Lighthouse! Trips take about 90 minutes. We’re leasing the water taxi. Sign up now for remaining Ledgelighthouse tours.
For those who don’t qualify for the $5 for New London school children & their families tickets, the price to tour Ledge is $50, $35 for youth to age 18. We have limited sponsored tickets with no fee; call 860-447-2501 to reserve.
Sign up today!only through August 13


Saturdays & Sundays at 11 & 11:45

Visit Inside New London Harbor Lighthouse!  

We give tours year-round!
Meet at the lighthouse, then climb 116 steps to the lantern room — all the while learning the 262-year history of Harbor Light, one of the oldest lights in the country, and the tallest on Long Island Sound. The 1865 4th-order fresnel lens remains in the lantern room. Views at the top are spectacular! Photo: In the lantern room. Christina Corcoran .
Tours take 40 minutes. Book a tour for up-to five people: click to sign up, or email to schedule a tour during the week. Tickets are $35, $30 for NLMS members, $25 youth through age 18. Come on — sign up today!


Have fun, find gifts, & support the NL Maritime Society. Our gifts have an extra feel good factor: when you shop with us, your purchases support the museum exhibitions & educational programs. The Shop is open Wednesday through Sunday, 1 to 5 PM, and fr0m 10 AM to 5 PM each Wednesday & Saturday.
Photo: balloons: big crocs & sharks available in the museum Shop!

Have a Sparkling Day!

The Custom House Maritime Museum is open Wed.-Sun., 1-5 PM, Sat. from 10 AM- 5PM.
150 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320 | 860-447-2501
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