70 Lighthouse Street; Rochester, NY 14612

Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society


The Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse is now CLOSED for the 2018 Season.


Open April 5, 2019 through October 27, 2019:

Fridays                1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturdays           1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sundays              1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Admission Fees:

Adults 18 +                                              $5.00

Children/Youth 5 – 17 years old       $2.00

Children 4 & Under                                FREE

WEB Site: www.geneseelighthouse.org

E-mail: info@geneseelighthouse.org

For more information, call the Lighthouse Society at 585-621-6179.


The Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society was founded in 1983, The Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society’s mission is to preserve and maintain the Genesee Lighthouse Tower (1822), the Lighthouse Keeper’s House (1863), and its historic acreage as an educational center, open to the public, where residents and visitors alike can learn the story of the City of Rochester’s maritime heritage astride the Great Lakes and the Genesee River.

Year Round Special Tours

Special Tours by Appointment only.  Call 585.621.6179 for more information.

Special Tours:  Minimum Charge per Group is $25.00  Admission charge is $5.00 per person age 17 & over, $2.00 per person age 5 to 17 years old and 4 & under is FREE

The Lighthouse complex is located at 70 Lighthouse Street (or directly behind Holy Cross Catholic Church at 4488 Lake Avenue) near Ontario Beach Park and the Port of Rochester.