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 88%, barometer 30.15,
wind 3 mph NW
Mostly cloudy
29°F | 18°F
Mostly cloudy
Partly sunny
31°F | 19°F
Partly sunny
Considerable cloudiness
33°F | 24°F
Considerable cloudiness
Intervals of clouds and sun
36°F | 29°F
Intervals of clouds and sun
Mostly cloudy
38°F | 33°F
Mostly cloudy

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