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
12°F
CLOUDY, humidity 60%, barometer 30.43,
wind 5 mph WSW
Thursday
Frigid; a snow shower this afternoon
13°F | 4°F
Frigid; a snow shower this afternoon
Friday
Mostly cloudy, breezy and very cold
27°F | 17°F
Mostly cloudy, breezy and very cold
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, snow showers; chilly
32°F | 19°F
Mostly cloudy, snow showers; chilly
Sunday
Mainly cloudy with snow showers possible
35°F | 19°F
Mainly cloudy with snow showers possible
Monday
Mostly sunny
37°F | 26°F
Mostly sunny

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