The lighthouse is owned by the state of Delaware and maintained by the private, non-profit New Friends of the Fenwick Island Lighthouse. The "isolated" lighthouse now stands surrounded by a neighborhood of houses and businesses. Visitors can enter the base to view a small museum and gift shop. Summer hours: May 27 to June 30, Sat & Sun 10am to 2pm; July 1 to August 3, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon 10am to 2pm; Sept 1 to Sept 18 Sat & Sun 10am to 2pm.