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Holiday Lantern Tours

  • The Portland Observatory 138 Congress Street Portland, ME 04101 USA (map)

Advanced tickets have sold out.

Walk-in tickets are available for the 7:30 tour. Limit 12 people. You can swing by the tower starting at 5:30 pm to get your tickets!

Take a lantern-light guided tour to the top of the tower and enjoy three Portland-related holiday stories. Each tour is approximately 25 minutes and includes plenty of time at the top to enjoy a view of Portland at night.

 The cost is $10/person. Each tour limited to 12 people. Tours will leave every half hour starting at 5:30 pm. Advanced tickets required. Only the 7:30 tour and any canceled reservations will be available for walk-ins.

Bring the receipt (printed or on your phone) as your ticket.

Attention Members: Use promo code MEMBER at checkout for 10% off your purchase.


 True to its 1807 design the Observatory is not heated. Please dress warmly.

Earlier Event: October 31
Trick-or-Treat at Portland Observatory!
Later Event: March 30
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