Port Isabel Lighthouse Temporarily Closed

Historic Port Isabel Lighthouse.

The historic Port Isabel Lighthouse is temporarily closed.

Weather permitting, hours of operation will be Wednesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Last ticket sold: 3:30 p.m.

Tickets may only be purchased at the Lighthouse or the Visitors Center. Debit or credit card only.

Tours of the Lighthouse will be self-guided, will be limited to 15 minutes and to parties traveling as a family of six (6) persons or less. One party at a time will be allowed access.

Masks or face coverings are required inside the Lighthouse park, Keeper’s Cottage and in the Lighthouse. Thermal readings will be taken. Hand sanitizer will be available at the Lighthouse and all ticket holders are advised to sanitize their hands before and after the tour.


Ticket prices are $5.00 (adults); $4.00 (seniors 55+); $3.00 (children* under 5.)

For more information call the Port Isabel Visitors Center at 956-943-2262. http://www.portisabellighthouse.com

Ticket Prices
Adult: $5.00

Student* & Senior Citizens**: $4.00
Children 4 – 12***: $3.00
*With Student ID
** 55 & over
***Must be at least 4 years and 38″ tall. Cannot be carried up the stairs by an adult.

Lighthouse Park
The park at the Lighthouse is open to the public from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Keeper’s Cottage Visitors Center OPEN
The Visitors Center is OPEN. Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For more information call the Port Isabel Visitors Center at 956-943-2262 or director@portisabel.org.

Lighthouse Tour Rules

  1. No food, drink or chewing gum.
  2. No backpacks or bags.
  3. No pencils, pens, markers or crayons or any other writing instruments.

COVID-19 Precautions

The Lighthouse is sanitized daily. Hand sanitizer is available at the Lighthouse for use before and after your tour. The ticket and reservation process is completely contactless. The lighthouse attendant will be wearing a facial covering. All staff has their temperature monitored on a daily basis an/or has been tested. If you have any questions about our efforts to keep your Lighthouse visit safe, please call: 956-943-2262 or email info@portisabel-texas.com.

All ticket sales are final. The Port Isabel Lighthouse is operated by the City of Port Isabel. The Port Isabel Historical Lighthouse is a Texas Historical Commission State Historic Site.
Texas State Historic Site Safety Info


City of Port Isabel
305 E. Maxan St.
Port Isabel, Texas 78578


The Port Isabel Lighthouse is a Texas Historical Commission State Historic Site.