The Haunted Lighthouse Outside Buffalo That Will Send Shivers Up Your Spine

It doesn’t need to be Halloween to enjoy hearing a good spooky tale, especially when the story surrounds a place that’s right near your hometown. Head south from Buffalo and follow the shoreline of Lake Erie and before you know it, you’ll be at a historic lighthouse – one that some believe may be home to numerous ghosts. You may have visited this landmark before without knowing the paranormal activity that is said to take place here, but once you hear about its haunted history, you might just want to make another trip!

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The Dunkirk Lighthouse is located at 1 Point Dr. N, Dunkirk, NY 14048. Here’s a map to help you find it:

The lighthouse and museum hours vary by season. From May – June, they are open daily from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in July & August, they are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and in September & October, they are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tour tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for students, seniors, and veterans, and $3 for children ages 4-10. Family passes are available for $25 and include two adult tickets and up to three child tickets. Other group rates and discounts are also available.

For more information, visit the Dunkirk Lighthouse website here and follow along on its Facebook page here to stay up to date on special events.

Did you know about the haunting tales of Dunkirk Lighthouse? If you’re wondering what other chilling destinations can be explored around the Queen City, check out these 9 Horribly Creepy Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do In Buffalo!