Bannerman Visitors’ Center Opens July 29

Reception will unveil renovations

The newly renovated Bannerman Island Residence Visitor Center will open on Saturday, July 29, allowing visitors to step inside the home for an exhibition of rare photographs, artifacts and new display panels. A reception will begin at 5 p.m. with refreshments, hors d’oeuvres and music performed by Rich Kelly.

BEFORE – The Bannerman Island residence is shown as it appeared before renovations to stabilize it (Photo by Thom Johnson)

Tickets are $50 per person, which includes round-trip cruise transport and guided walking tours. The boat departs the Beacon Institute dock at 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., with return trips at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. See

AFTER – The newly renovated visitors’ center on Bannerman Island is located in the residence on the right. (Photo provided)

2 thoughts on “Bannerman Visitors’ Center Opens July 29

  1. If any one gets the chance to go to Bannerman’s Island, don’t miss it. The island is beautiful. I went there back in April, and was concerned with the hike because I have double knee replacements. I had no problem. The restoration committee had done wonderful things.