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A must see in the UP

The point and light station are a historical site that visitors to the UP need to visit. The info... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cynthia W
Plymouth, Michigan
Worth the short drive from the Soo.

Very interesting place to visit. Lots of historical information. Great views of Whitefish Bay and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
William G
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Lake Superior Shore, Brimley, MI, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49715-9335
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The point and light station are a historical site that visitors to the UP need to visit. The info on site is very informative. Local volunteers are great hosts/hostesses Fantastic to see navigation aids in history Interesting to imagine life in earlier times

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting place to visit. Lots of historical information. Great views of Whitefish Bay and the ships that travel up and down bound.

Thank William G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice setting, grounds, refurbish and museum. Climb the tower for excellent views of the surrounding area. Caretacker was quite friendly and informative. Great picture spots all around the lighthouse.

Thank Longdive94
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Truly a wonderful site and waterside location. Wooden walkway through woods and along shore that provides additional views of the lighthouse. Excellent Lake Superior site

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I love lighthouses. We got there late in the day so we didn't walk up in the lighthouse. We did walk around outside and on the beach. Just sitting on the bench by the beach. Very peaceful.

Thank wcoult
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I have been here many times over the years. It is a very nice light. There are stairs to climb and a view to see. Don't miss it!

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Small, quaint lighthouse with a genuine and friendly lighthouse keeper on hand to answer any questions. Folks actually still live here. Was super cool to climb the stairs of the lighthouse for the amazing views of Lake Superior. Not as crowded as whitefish point. The...More

Thank TiffBlue
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We spotted a sign for the Light Station while driving toward the Soo Locks. Nice place, very knowlegdable docent. Boardwalk to allow you to get close to the lake. Donation only.

Thank 119TomB119
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This is a neat lighthouse and the location is beautiful. If you like lighthouses and their history don’t miss this one.

Thank Retiredrn365
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is a nice example of a fine lighthouse. Although the tower was closed at our visit due to bad weather, the staff were very helpful in explaining the history.

Thank newgaleroad
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16 November 2017|
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Response from Tom Z | Reviewed this property |
As someone else has said, it seems to be closed during late fall and winter. Further questions might be addressed to the Sault Ste. Marie visitors bureau or chamber of commerce or the State of Michigan travelers' service... More
Teresa H
28 April 2017|
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Response from Robin B | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot and boardwalk to Lake Superior are pretty much always open, even in winter if you have a vehicle that can get you in. Bathrooms and lighthouse itself will vary...usually open until at least 5:00 and summer... More
5 August 2016|
Response from travelingirlz | Reviewed this property |
You can visit the grounds at any time, so in that respect, it is open 7 days a week. To actually visit the museum or climb the spiral staircase up to the top of the lighthouse, the times vary. If I wanted to know for... More