Saturday, September 8th is Open Lighthouse Day with over 2 dozen lighthouses participating in the annual event. In fact, this year marks the 10th anniversary where Mainers can visit and explore the lighthouses, most of which usually aren't open to the public.

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All participating lighthouses will be open to the public from 9am to 3pm on Saturday and the admission is free, thanks to the United States Coast Guard, the Maine Office of Tourism and the American Lighthouse Foundation who are sponsoring the event.

Click here for a full list of participating lighthouses, directions and special activities.