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

Map of Michigan

Old Mission Weather

Now
CLOUDY
37°F
CLOUDY, humidity 63%, barometer 29.95,
wind 5 mph ESE
Monday
Overcast
37°F | 33°F
Overcast
Tuesday
Occasional rain and drizzle
42°F | 34°F
Occasional rain and drizzle
Wednesday
Cloudy, a little rain, then snow
39°F | 32°F
Cloudy, a little rain, then snow
Thursday
Cloudy and windy with a few snowflakes
37°F | 30°F
Cloudy and windy with a few snowflakes
Friday
Cloudy most of the time
40°F | 31°F
Cloudy most of the time

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