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Old Lighthouse Museum

1 Washington Park Marina, Michigan City, IN 46361
+1 219-872-6133
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Walk out to end and around the base of light house, when safe to do so. It is a nice walk a time of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
parkersplantings
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Michigan City, Indiana
Wonderful History of Michigan City

I visited the Old Lighthouse Museum las August. I had first visited the site back in the 1950's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wangdaofa
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Newport Beach, California
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1 Washington Park Marina, Michigan City, IN 46361
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk out to end and around the base of light house, when safe to do so. It is a nice walk a time of day. If waves, or ice are over concrete it not safe. Enjoy the fews. You can see Chicago's skyline if clear.

Thank parkersplantings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Old Lighthouse Museum las August. I had first visited the site back in the 1950's when it was abandoned, and we kids just went in, as nobody was around the the door was open . . . How times change. Now, it...More

Thank wangdaofa
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The staff was very friendly and you could tell they were really proud of the museum and loved to talk about it. I don't like guided tours and they understood that and stayed near by, but close enough to answer the questions that I had....More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing fount of local history, both inside, and on the grounds.Be sure to take a walk around outside, and read all the plaques. . Also very inexpensive.

Thank Debra E
Reviewed 6 February 2017

It seems somewhat small and unassuming when you first pull up to it...but make no mistake...this "little" lighthouse has been a POWERHOUSE in its time and beyond! When you read the accounts of what the lightkeepers had to go through in winters and in outrageous...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were searching for things to explore in the town. We saw this was to be open from 1 to 4. We found the place and were excited to see something to do in the winter time. Sadly as we approached we saw a closed...More

1  Thank mooks5
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Open from Tuesday to Sunday 1 to 4 pm with a small admission fee, you take a self directed tour of the old lighthouse and can walk up to a viewing cap to see surrounding vistas.

Thank gingrannie
Reviewed 1 October 2016

By the way, the above photo is not the Old Light House Museum. The Museum is now land locked where once it was on the waters edge. Much of the lake has been filled in making way for a large yacht basin and a nuclear...More

Thank tiggerthehun
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Seen the lighthouse at the end of the long day and it was a nice way to end the day. Sunset was beautiful as we walked the pier.

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were staying at the Blue Chip during the week and caught the Museum open! We loved hearing about the ship wrecks off shore & the female light house keeper!

Thank ruth s
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Kathy M
what are the hours
6 April 2017|
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Response from Donna K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kathy okay the hours are a bit limited but it's worth it they are only open from Tuesday to Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Central Standard Time you'll love it have a good time all the best Donna
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Beth Y
How much is it for adults?
19 June 2016|
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Response from IndianaSapphire | Reviewed this property |
Admission $5 age 14 and over, $2 under age 14, and preschool free. When you come, go over the bridge, follow the street. It becomes a boulevard. U-turn left at first turn-off. Follow street. See lighthouse to the right... More
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Srbbw4
Is there a cost? What hours open?
5 June 2015|
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