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


Center Road

Old Mission, MI 49673

Driving Directions

Phone: (231) 645-0759


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Old Mission Weather

CLOUDY, humidity 85%, barometer 30.24,
wind 0 mph CLM
Clouds giving way to some sun
29°F | 16°F
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Sunshine and patchy clouds
32°F | 18°F
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Mostly cloudy
33°F | 24°F
Mostly cloudy
More clouds than sunshine
36°F | 30°F
More clouds than sunshine
Mostly cloudy
39°F | 33°F
Mostly cloudy

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