What You'll Get
Visit: North Point Lighthouse, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
What to do and see at North Point Lighthouse
Explore and experience this unique Wisconsin historic treasure and museum.
• Climb the 1888 74-foot tower for a spectacular 360° view of historic Lake Park, Lake Michigan and Milwaukee.
• Discover how the lighthouse was a beacon to the Great Lakes maritime industry for almost 100 years.
• Enjoy docent-led museum tours about the history of the North Point Lighthouse and its importance to Milwaukee’s shipping industry.
• View exhibits featuring keepers tools, log books and personal items, the history of Milwaukee's lighthouses, Milwaukee's immigrant roots and maritime artifacts used by sailors on the Great Lakes.
• Learn about the keepers and their families, and how they maintained the lantern room light. Georgia Stebbins, our only woman and longest-serving keeper, climbed the tower nearly 64,000 times while tending to the light!
• Explore the maritime history and artifacts about the ships that sailed on Lake Michigan—and the shipwrecks that occurred.
• Learn how lighthouse illumination works and see the original Fresnel lens that served as the guiding light for ships entering Milwaukee's harbor.
North Point Lighthouse and Museum is open every Saturday and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. throughout the year;
Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., from June 14 through August 31;
July 4, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Active military and veterans, and their immediate families, are admitted free from Memorial Day to Labor Day during the summer.
North Point Lighthouse and Museum
Saturday and Sunday: 1:00pm-4:00pm yearly
Thursday and Friday: 10:00am-2:00pm through August 31
1 to 3 hours
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
This offer is not eligible for promo codes.