For questions call the reception desk at Ecomare:
+31 222 317741
For 5 Euro, you buy an online ticket for visiting the lighthouse. Children 4 years and younger are free.
Opening hours: daily from 10 a.m.till 5 p.m (During autumn holidays, open till 9 pm at Tuesday, Wednesday en Thursday).
To visit, you need an online ticket with time slot.
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