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White River Light Station Museum

6199 Murray Rd, Whitehall, MI
+1 231-894-8265
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Limited access to the interior of the Light House

We were disappointed as the entire light house is not accessible, and the rooms are not set up as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Redondo Beach, California
Delightful lighthouse!

While heading south from a Traverse City weekend we decided to make a stop to check out the White... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Heather K
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6199 Murray Rd, Whitehall, MI
+1 231-894-8265
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were disappointed as the entire light house is not accessible, and the rooms are not set up as they were originally used, but rather a museum. The host is using the lighthouse as his home. One is paying to climb the staircase, view some...More

Thank luv2trvlRedondoBeach
Reviewed 6 days ago

While heading south from a Traverse City weekend we decided to make a stop to check out the White River Lighthouse. After a nice drive around White Lake we finally arrived. Nestled inside a quaint residential area between White Lake and Lake Michigan. Lighthouse grounds...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view of the water and has a nice little museum. While there, take a stroll out on the pier. Tucked away but worthwhile.

Thank M M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pay the money and climb to the top. Well worth the view. Good selection of stuff in the gift shop. This was the 10th lighthouse on this trip. One of the best. Highly recommended for the photographer and famly.

Thank Delmar M
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I went in April while the museum was closed for the season but we still walked around the lighthouse and enjoyed the beauty from outside. This is a perfect place to do family photos if you're looking for a good backdrop.

Thank April L
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot, even in winter. Definite must see. Right between Lake Michigan and White Lake, so you can see both.

Thank EMo2001
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We love visiting the lighthouse every few years. The kids like climbing the spiral staircase up to the top where you are rewarded with beautiful views. Great history of the lighthouse and area. It doesn't take long to visit, but while you are there,walk out...More

Thank MovingStates
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The outside of the Light Station is great. Worth the trip if you enjoy Light Houses. Disappointed that the Museum was not open. The literature stated that it was open from 10-5 until October 31. Arrived at about 11 to find a note on the...More

Thank DonNB1
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We climbed this lighthouse with a 3 year old and 7 year old. You can climb to the top but you can not go outside. This is also a museum and contains some interesting maritime items. There is a boardwalk that you can take a...More

Thank 283Heather
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We were welcomed by two very friendly and knowledgeable folks and were given some personal history of the previous light keepers and their families. The story of the ghost was very intriguing for the two teens. A short walk along the pier and across to...More

Thank AuntSteffy
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