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White River Light Station Museum

6199 Murray Rd, Whitehall, MI 49461-9457
+1 231-894-8265
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Great Lighthouse

Love history, love lighthouses, love the water. A must see if you are in the White Lake area... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
waterdude22
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chicago
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you can tour the lighthouse on own, tour is what you make it

we did tour the lighthouse, I'm not sure I would call it a tour but we did walk up the lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Laura P
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Porter, Indiana
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6199 Murray Rd, Whitehall, MI 49461-9457
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love history, love lighthouses, love the water. A must see if you are in the White Lake area. Lovely small museum on the second floor and the walk up the spiral stair case gives you a nice view of the channel, White Lake and Lake...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

we did tour the lighthouse, I'm not sure I would call it a tour but we did walk up the lighthouse tower and we walk around and looked at the area. we have enjoyed maybe seeing a little movie about the history of the place....More

Thank Laura P
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Access to light tower and maritime history in relics, photos, literature etc. A modest gift shop in the office upon entry. Beautiful victorian lighthouse / keepers home. Here every year, never tire of admiring it. Right at public beach so convenient for a daytrip /...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

My wife and I were trying to see several of the lighthouses along the coastal while on our trip. This lighthouse is tucked away, there is a charge to tour the lighthouse and climb to the top. Short climb not bad, great view. not much...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

If you are in the area and/or are interested in Lighthouses, this is well worth the stop. The lighthouse has interesting architecture. Please pay attention to the signs that warn you about poison ivy.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

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

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

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.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 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 8 August 2017

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.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

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

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