Lighthouses Open to the Public

  • All the lighthouses and museums listed open to the public, some only by tour. We recommend calling ahead for dates, hours of operation and weather report.
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  • Huron Lightship Museum - Port Huron

    Huron Lightship Museum at Pine Grove Park, was the last lightship on the Great Lakes and is now open to the public from April through mid-December. Contact the museum for specific times and hours of operation. Lightships were like...

  • Little Sable Point Lighthouse - Mears

    Located in Oceana County, the Little Sable Point Lighthouse was built in 1874 and once looked very similar to the Big Sable Point Lighthouse near Ludington. Both towers stood 107 ft tall, both were constructed of brick, and both had a...

  • Ludington North Breakwater Light - Ludington

    Listed on the top five "must do's" during your Ludington vacation.. a walk out to Ludington North Breakwater Light. Located in Stearns' Park, enjoy a half-mile walk on the breakwall to the 57 foot high tower. This is a great spot to...

  • Marquette Harbor Lighthouse and Maritime Museum - Marquette

    The Marquette Maritime Museum is pleased to offer guided lighthouse tours of the Marquette Harbor Lighthouse. This is the only way to view this picturesque light as it is currently located on an active U.S. Coast Guard Base. Tours run...

  • Mission Point Lighthouse - Old Mission

    Built in 1870, this light is now maintained by Peninsula Township and short-term keepers are allowed to live in the lighthouse. It is half way between the North Pole and the Equator exactly on the 45th parallel. It was decommissioned in...

  • New Presque Isle Lighthouse Park and Museum - Presque Isle

    Presque Isle Light Station is a complex of three historic buildings including a lighthouse tower and two keeper's residences. Located on the Lake Huron shoreline near Presque Isle Harbor, the "New Presque Isle Light" is the tallest...

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