Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
01964 614 834
Withernsea Lighthouse is an inland lighthouse standing in the middle of the town. The base features RNLI and HM Coastguard exhibits with models and old photography recording the history of ship-wrecks and the Withernsea lifeboats and crews who saved 87 lives between 1862 and 1913 and the history of the Spurn lifeboats.The local history room has Victorian and Edwardian photos including the pier and railway. There is a Kay Kendall memorial, the 1950s film star having been born in the town. Views from the lamp room in the Withernsea Lighthouse are breathtaking, especially after climbing 144 steps. The lighthouse stands 127 feet high and took 18 months to build between 1892 and 1894.
Open weekends Easter to October 1pm to 5pm
Open weekdays mid June to mid Sept 11am - 5pm,
Saturdays / Sundays 1pm to 5pm.