Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse

Colonial Michilimackinac


Colonial Michilimackinac

At this 1770s-era fort and fur trading village, every day is kids' day.

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Look around. This is a setting that has inspired generations. With its impressive buff-colored brick walls, large square tower topped with battlements, and elegant fourth order Fresnel lens, this lighthouse-built in 1892-is a source for inspiration. Surrounding it is a beautifully landscaped lawn dotted with vibrant pine trees and the refurbished fog signal station and barn. And then there’s the backdrop: Sparkling beach sand, the majestic Straits of Mackinac, and the magnificent Mackinac Bridge, acting as a vista connecting the past, present, and future. Climb the tower and breathe in the spectacular view as generations of lighthouse keepers did before you. Step inside the lighthouse, and hear the Victrola play pre-World War I tunes in a period-styled sitting room. Explore nighttime navigation and Great Lakes’ shipwrecks. Interact with hands-on exhibits. Ask questions. Immerse yourself. Inside this stately structure, it’s always 1910, so welcome and discover.

Contact Information

Address

526 North Huron Avenue

Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Driving Directions

Phone: (231) 436-4100

Fax: (231) 436-4210

Email:

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Mackinaw City Weather

Now
L/RAIN
58°F
L/RAIN, humidity 99%, barometer 30.06,
wind 9 mph SSE
Friday
Mostly cloudy with a couple of t-storms
68°F | 64°F
Mostly cloudy with a couple of t-storms
Saturday
Variable clouds, a t-storm or two; humid
73°F | 61°F
Variable clouds, a t-storm or two; humid
Sunday
Rather cloudy
71°F | 59°F
Rather cloudy
Monday
Variable clouds, a couple of t-storms
76°F | 59°F
Variable clouds, a couple of t-storms
Tuesday
Pleasant with times of sun and clouds
72°F | 58°F
Pleasant with times of sun and clouds

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