the New Canal Lighthouse Museum and
The New Canal Lighthouse Museum and Education Center invigorates the renaissance of the entire Southshore Lakefront area for use by the public who reside in and visit the region. The New Canal Lighthouse Museum and Education Center:
- Educates locals and visitors about the water quality and habitats of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin
- Educates locals and visitors about LPBF's Multiple Lines of Defense Strategy to address critical coastal issues
- Educates locals and visitors about the history of the lighthouse and lifesaving station
- Functions as an active aid to navigation by nightly lighting the lighthouse beacon
The New Canal Lighthouse Museum and Education Center provides a place for museum displays, tours, a gift shop, educational programming, events, and public rentals. It acts as an active aid to navigation for mariners. There is a first floor museum, education building, fountain plaza, breezeway, promenade, outdoor deck and dock.* (still to be funded*)
The site will be open by appointment for tours and/or presentations on Mondays-Wednesdays. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book. It will be open to the public with docent-led tours available on Thursdays-Saturdays. (10am-4pm).