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Picturesque history

This is a small complex with several stops including museum, gift shop, garage and the lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Chris L
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Niles, Michigan
Nice piece of history

Light house and fishery museum were nice. Really interesting was the Auto garage which showed how... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Retired-Lt
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Northern Michigan
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is a small complex with several stops including museum, gift shop, garage and the lighthouse itself. The setting is very nice. The admission is quite reasonable and one can stroll the area at his/her leisure. This is worth an hour or more of your...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Light house and fishery museum were nice. Really interesting was the Auto garage which showed how 230 of new Chrysler cars were salvaged from a great lakes freighter City of Bangor in 1926 off the Keweenaw peninsula went it aground during a winter storm and...More

Thank Retired-Lt
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Make sure you see the 1923 Chrysler in the garage part of the museum! The lighthouse tour is very interesting, if you are looking for some indoor entertainment on a rainy day. Otherwise - it's back to the beaches and rock hounding!

Thank Vacationpatrol
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent museum exhibits of life at this lighthouse back in the 1800’s. Set in a beautiful location, it is well worth a visit. Cost was $5 per person, very reasonable. There are 4 buildings to tour plus a small gift shop.

Thank dranke
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A rare working Coast Guard Lighthouse fully open to tourists. Well, the automated Coast Guard/Navy control room isn't open of course, and to gaze out the towers of lighthouses I think you either have to buy one or visit non-working restorations, but whole rest of...More

Thank FlemBrimstone
Reviewed 22 August 2018

If you "collect" lighthouses, this is a must for a visit. It's open to the public, has indoor and outdoor exhibits as such places usually do, and has stunning views of the lake and shore nearby.

Thank AndrewFromMadison
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The history behind all of it is very interesting. The grounds and museum are free to go into, the lighthouse does cost you money to climb. The man who greets you is very nice and loves to talk about your travels. When he says million...More

Thank Kara W
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Beautifully preserved buildings filled with memorabilia and books about Lake Superior and the history of the Eagle Harbor Lighthouse. A wonderful informed tour guide inside the lighthouse told of life and winters here. Pictures of the area in winter.

Thank Betty4697
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We enjoy lighthouses. Nice way to learn history about the area. Lighthouse became automated in 1980. Lovely restoration/preservation. Friendly volunteer. Only $5

Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This was the first location on our Michigan adventure! The staff was friendly and informative. Cash only entrance fee and try to bring smaller bills. They really appreciate it. There is a tour of the lighthouse that is furnished with period pieces and a working...More

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Expedition197825
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Response from FlemBrimstone | Reviewed this property |
It sits on fairly good sized park grounds and I saw no signs prohibiting pets. Indoors in the museum and historical buildings I am uncertain but generally a pet friendly area.
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