For questions call the reception desk at Ecomare:
+31 222 317741
A visit to the lighthouse costs €4.50. Children under 4 years may enter for free. The last entrance to the lighthouse is 20 minutes prior to closure.
November 4th through February 15th:
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. Daily during Christmas vacation. Closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
February 16th till November 3th:
Daily from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
The Texel lighthouse was manned for a long time, serving the safety of people at sea. In 2003, the Brandaris lighthouse on Terschelling took over this task.Read more
In the World War II, the Texel lighthouse was heavily damaged. A new wall was built around the old battered tower. You can walk between the walls where the bullet holes are still visible.Read more
Up till 1864, the Eierland Grounds off of Texel constituted a grave danger for ships. After 10 years of lobbying, the Texel notary Kikkert succeeded in convincing the authorities the necessity to build a lighthouse.Read more