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“a classic piece of Michigan history”
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, May - October and weekends only November. Park, beach and trails always open. 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 - $4, Children - $2, Children five and under - free. Grounds open, dwelling/tower open in season.
Friendly light house keepers that man the gift shop, give assistance and answer questions you may have. Self toured with multiple levels. Free to residents but good value for others. Located on... Read more
Beautiful setting! Well worth the trip up. We were able to go inside the lighthouse. There is also another building or cabin that you could visit, which gave a great glimpse of life in the... Read more
This is a cute little lighthouse with a lovely beach setting. It's a nice drive from Traverse City. Unfortunately, it was pouring rain and the lighthouse was closed at the time of our visit. There... Read more
Mission Point Lighthouse
- Sun, Mon, Thu - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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