Copper Harbor Lighthouse and Tours

Copper Harbor Lighthouse and Tours

A narrated cruise through Copper Harbor's once bustling port takes you to one of Michigan's oldest lighthouses. Restored to its original 1866 beauty overlooking the majesty of Lake Superior, you are met by a staff member from the Michigan Dept. of History who will assist you through the interior complete with furnishings from the 1866 era. Please allow one and a half hours for the round-trip tour of the Lighthouse, new Maritime Museum, with easy walking paths leading to more historical artifacts and Michigan's first commercial copper mine site. Exhibits in the 1848 lightkeeper's dwelling show why the light tower was built, how the lights worked, who maintained the light and the overall context of the site. The 1866 lighthouse features exhibits that recreate the lives of keepers and their families during the early 20th century. Accessible only by ferry from the Copper Harbor Marina mid-May thru Mid October.

Copper Harbor Lighthouse

Contact Information

Address

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

Copper Harbor, MI 49921

Driving Directions

Phone: (567) 344-2355

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Copper Harbor Weather

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CLEAR
49°F
CLEAR, humidity 45%, barometer 29.97,
wind 13 mph NNW
Saturday
Partly to mostly sunny and cooler
45°F | 36°F
Partly to mostly sunny and cooler
Sunday
Cloudy, showers around in the afternoon
49°F | 37°F
Cloudy, showers around in the afternoon
Monday
Cloudy, breezy and chilly with a shower
45°F | 35°F
Cloudy, breezy and chilly with a shower
Tuesday
Cloudy and chilly with a shower or two
44°F | 29°F
Cloudy and chilly with a shower or two
Wednesday
Windy with showers of rain and snow
38°F | 28°F
Windy with showers of rain and snow

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