Visiting Nantucket Lightship/LV-112
Nantucket/LV-112 will be undergoing restoration for the next 2-3 years. However, the ship is open for tours and educational programs to the general public during this time period on a limited basis. We look forward to your visit.
Nantucket Lightship/LV-112 is berthed on the East Boston waterfront at the end of the "Boston Harborwalk" at the Boston Harbor Shipyard & Marina, 256 Marginal St., East Boston, Massachusetts (former Bethlehem Atlantic Works Shipyard).
Nantucket/LV-112 is open for tours to the general public from April (first Saturday) through November (last Saturday), Saturdays, 10am - 4pm. Reservations may be scheduled for all other days, throughout the year to accommodate individuals, group tours and private functions during the restoration process. Please call before planning your visit. Due to LV-112's ongoing restoration, the ship may be occasionally closed for tours on Saturdays. Thank you for your interest and understanding.
We request a $5 donation per person. Children under age 12 are free. Nantucket/LV-112 currently is not handicap accessible.
We can be reached at 617.797.0135 or email.
LV-112 is berthed at the Boston Harbor Shipyard & Marina, 256 Marginal St., East Boston, MA; directions. Free parking at the marina. City Water Taxi: offering a $10 special roundtrip rate from Long Wharf, stop #15, to Nantucket/LV-112 at Boston Harbor Shipyard & Marina, stop #68, view map of water taxi. MBTA Subway: take Blue Line to Maverick Station, walk to marina (approx. 15 minutes); view walking route.