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  • Contact

    For questions call the reception desk at Ecomare:
    +31 222 317741

  • Prices

    The lighthouse is following the instructions from the government concerning the regulations for preventing the spreading of the corona virus. Therefore, the lighthouse will be closed until April 28. We hope we will be able to open our doors soon afterwards.

    A visit to the lighthouse costs €4.75. Children under 5 years may enter for free. The last entrance to the lighthouse is 20 minutes prior to closure.

    Combiticket EcomareMuseum Kaap Skil and the Lighthouse Texel:
    Adults € 19.00
    Children € 14.00
    The combiticket is valid through 31 March 2020.

  • Opening hours

    The lighthouse is following the instructions from the government concerning the regulations for preventing the spreading of the corona virus. Therefore, the lighthouse will be closed until April 28. We hope we will be able to open our doors soon afterwards.

    February 17th till November 8th:
    Daily from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.

    November 9th through February 16th:
    Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.

    Last entrance to the lighthouse is 4.40 p.m. (20 minutes before closing).
    For safety reasons, the lighthouse is closed during extreme weather conditions.

     

Welcome to the Texel lighthouse

Stories
Topstukken
Practical information
Masterpiece: The view
Masterpiece: The light

A view for everyone

Wonderful, you reached the top. Now you can enjoy the view at an altitude of 47 meters. Did you know that the Texel lighthouse is the only one in the Netherlands where you can see the sea from three directions? Directly on the most dangerous sea arm in the Netherlands. With clear skies, looking across the Wadden Sea World Heritage, you see Vlieland, Wieringen, Den Helder and with some fantasy, looking over the North Sea towards England and the North Pole...

Story: 1960 / Spot on the lighthouse keepers
Masterpiece: The blasted tower
Story: 1945 / War in a war
Masterpiece: Icon for Texel
Masterpiece: The spot
Story: 1864 / Kikkert’s struggle
Masterpiece: Winding staircase

Welcome to the Texel lighthouse