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White River Light Station Museum

Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great combination of beautiful beach at Lake Michigan right off the canal to White Lake, Lighthouse little museum

The view from up the lighthouse is worth it for people who can climb the stairs. The beach is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Clinton Township, Michigan
Great Museum with a life perserver from the Fitsgerald!

We arrived late in the day so we visited the museum and went up inside the lighthouse. The views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tammy M
Portage, Indiana, United States
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The view from up the lighthouse is worth it for people who can climb the stairs. The beach is beautiful and right by the lighthouse

Thank Restini
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late in the day so we visited the museum and went up inside the lighthouse. The views are very pretty. The museum was very interesting.

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must for visitors (and residents) of White Lake. Iconic and emblematic of the area. Great for photos.

Thank WhiteRabbit7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In town for music festival. Took time out see area and the nearby attractions. This little light station is a must see. The museum area and relics were interesting. Ring the bell on the second level! The view from the top allowed you to see...More

Thank rhondad9
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Love history, love lighthouses, love the water. A must see if you are in the White Lake area. Lovely small museum on the second floor and the walk up the spiral stair case gives you a nice view of the channel, White Lake and Lake...More

Thank waterdude22
Reviewed 2 April 2018

we did tour the lighthouse, I'm not sure I would call it a tour but we did walk up the lighthouse tower and we walk around and looked at the area. we have enjoyed maybe seeing a little movie about the history of the place....More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Access to light tower and maritime history in relics, photos, literature etc. A modest gift shop in the office upon entry. Beautiful victorian lighthouse / keepers home. Here every year, never tire of admiring it. Right at public beach so convenient for a daytrip /...More

Thank robertmQ1234JH
Reviewed 21 September 2017

My wife and I were trying to see several of the lighthouses along the coastal while on our trip. This lighthouse is tucked away, there is a charge to tour the lighthouse and climb to the top. Short climb not bad, great view. not much...More

Thank tj3js289
Reviewed 23 August 2017

If you are in the area and/or are interested in Lighthouses, this is well worth the stop. The lighthouse has interesting architecture. Please pay attention to the signs that warn you about poison ivy.

Thank 132gardener
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Of all the styles of architecture used in the design of Michigan lighthouses, this one is my favorite, so naturally I give it my highest rating. The grounds are equally attractive. For a small fee, you can tour the museum or climb the tower. Definitely...More

Thank flowerhead2
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