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White River Light Station Museum

6199 Murray Rd, Whitehall, MI
+1 231-894-8265
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Lovely Style

Of all the styles of architecture used in the design of Michigan lighthouses, this one is my... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Nice museum of life saving in the past on Lake Michigan.

We enjoyed the visit to this museum. There were plenty of nice photos and artifacts to see and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
St. Charles, MO
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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6199 Murray Rd, Whitehall, MI
+1 231-894-8265
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed the visit to this museum. There were plenty of nice photos and artifacts to see and the view from the lighthouse tower is terrific.

Thank teethers
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in the area where this lighthouse sits, and head there regularly during the spring, summer and fall months. Whether for a swim or to watch a sunset, I can't help but recognize what a treasure this well maintained structure is to our community....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My boys and I loved checking this lighthouse out. At first I thought the price of admission was steep but that's what they need to keep the place open and staffed.

Thank amarino72
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

1  Thank luv2trvlRedondoBeach
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 9 July 2017

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 29 June 2017

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 25 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
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