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
P/CLOUDY
45°F
P/CLOUDY, humidity 86%, barometer 30.19,
wind 3 mph S
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a couple of t-storms
69°F | 52°F
Mostly cloudy with a couple of t-storms
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, a shower; breezy, cooler
58°F | 44°F
Mostly cloudy, a shower; breezy, cooler
Monday
Intervals of clouds and sunshine
63°F | 50°F
Intervals of clouds and sunshine
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and pleasant
69°F | 51°F
Mostly sunny and pleasant
Wednesday
Plenty of sun
70°F | 53°F
Plenty of sun

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