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Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse

526 N Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9727
+1 231-436-4100
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526 N Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9727
+1 231-436-4100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This historic lighthouse is the perfect location for a great day outside in Mackinaw City. It is located right on the Straights with stunning view of both the Bridge and Mackinac Island. It is also adjacent to a terrific park with plenty of room for...More

Thank 47vicki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a cool way to go indoors and get a chance to go up to the top of the lighthouse for a great view of the bridge and straits. Spend about half hour to hour here. Nothing to eat on site, so walk a...More

Thank Zafar39525
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not a very big lighthouse but of the two in the Mackinaw City area this is the easier one to get to as it's right by the fort and bridge. There's a park around it if you want to have a picnic or need...More

1  Thank O227VIpatrickd
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My friend and I visited the lighthouse and surrounding park area on a trip over the bridge to Saint Ignace last weekend. The park offers a great chance to stretch your legs before crossing the bridge and snap a few photos. It's particularly beautiful to...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Beautiful views of the Mackinac Bridge, lighthouse and other out buildings. The beach is accessible for walking as well. Sidewalks for special needs all around.

Thank Annsuz T
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was a great historic site to see. It's beautiful brick building standing in front of the vast water is incredible.

Thank UPguest17
Reviewed 22 January 2017

As part of the historical pass we purchased in Mackinaw City, we decided to visit the lighthouse, and our kids had a blast. While I wasn't able to go up in the lighthouse (I was wearing flip-flops; don't forget to wear closed-back shoes if you...More

1  Thank jenstravels24
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Great displays...lots of historical information about this area. Great for families with kids over 5 years old. There is a nice park that surrounds the property, and great views of the Mskinac Bridge..

Thank pinetree2013
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I am making a point of checking out the lighthouse of Michigan, and of course had to see this one!!! Didn't get a chance to go in, but I will be sure to next time I am in the area. I just love history, and...More

Thank irishbear142017
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a great example of another "cornerstone" in our American Culture. Think of the many people, who never had a reason or cause, to even think about such important structures and functions. Golly, after seeing the history and artifacts, there is a renewed appreciation...More

Thank E9185FXjohnm
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How long is the tour?
24 June 2016|
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Response from Marie C | Reviewed this property |
The lighthouse tour with the tour guide is 10 minutes. I agree with other reviewers that it takes about an hour to see the rest of the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse and the Shipwreck Museum. The video in the room across from... More
What days and hours is it open in May?
5 February 2015|
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Response from sdd50 | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer that and was going to suggest visiting the website, but I see someone else has provided that information.