The New Canal Lighthouse Museum and Education Center opened to the public on Saturday, April 20th, 2013. Although construction of the lighthouse is complete, funding is still needed for exterior work, educational displays and landscaping.
The next LPBF event at the lighthouse is the Save Our Lake and Coast Fishing Rodeo Kickoff and Earlybird Party on Thursday, May 16th. Sponsors and attendees are invited to participate in a Q & A session with our Lake Pontchartrain Panel of Captains.
Lighthouse Daily Schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wedesdays:
Presentatons and museum tours by appointment. Email email@example.com for program offerings.
Thursdays, Friday, and Saturdays:
Open to the general public. Docent-led tours available 10:00am - 4:00 pm
LPBF's Education Staff offer group presentations by appointment at the New Canal Lighthouse Education Center on Mondays, Tuesday, and Wednesdays. The Education Center accommodates 30-40 people. A small white cinderblock building, it survived the storms of 2005. Call JoAnn at 504-836-2238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a presentation or group activity at this historic site.
Lighthouse Re-Light Event was held September 26, 2012. See photos below.