Mission Point Lighthouse

Mission Point Lighthouse

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 1933. Hours are 10am to 5pm, daily, April - October and weekends only November - December. Self-guided tours are available seven days a week from which includes access to the tower. To confirm these times call first. Available at no charge is the Hessler Log Cabin, a restored turn of the century log cabin on the lighthouse grounds. Adults - $5, Children - $3, Children five and under - free. Grounds open, dwelling/tower open in season.

Old Mission Point Lighthouse

Contact Information

Address

Center Road

Old Mission, MI 49673

Driving Directions

Phone: (231) 645-0759

Email:

Location of Mission Point Lighthouse

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Old Mission Weather

Now
CLOUDY
51°F
CLOUDY, humidity 77%, barometer 29.80,
wind 3 mph NNW
Monday
Mostly cloudy with a brief shower or two
53°F | 41°F
Mostly cloudy with a brief shower or two
Tuesday
Brisk and chilly with variable clouds
49°F | 33°F
Brisk and chilly with variable clouds
Wednesday
Sunshine, but cool
52°F | 35°F
Sunshine, but cool
Thursday
Sunshine mixing with clouds
57°F | 44°F
Sunshine mixing with clouds
Friday
Times of clouds and sun
59°F | 47°F
Times of clouds and sun

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