Mission Point Lighthouse
Built in 1870, this lighthouse is owned and maintained by Peninsula Township. It is half way between the North Pole and the Equator exactly on the 45th parallel. Mission Point Lighthouse was decommissioned in 1933 and replace by a buoy light. We have an unique and popular keeper program where keepers stay to live in the lighthouse. Open most days, May - October and weekends only in November. Hours are 10am to 5pm, hours can vary due to volunteers schedule. Park, beach and trails always open. Self-guided tours are available for a small fee when open - includes access to the tower. Available at no charge is the Hessler Log Cabin, a restored turn of the century log cabin on the lighthouse grounds. Adults - $5, Children - $2, Children five and under - free. Grounds open year-round, dwelling/tower open in season.
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