Hours and Admission

2021 North Point Lighthouse Open Hours & Tour Fees

Open to the public & tours – no reservation needed

  • Beginning July 29, 2021 – Temporarily Closed for Unexpected Maintenance

The fees for public tours are:

  • $8 Adults
  • $5 Adults 65+
  • $5 Children & Students (with ID)
  • Free Children under 4
  • Free to active and former military
The lighthouse museum is accessible to visitors who use wheelchairs and walkers. The wheelchair ramp is at the north entrance of the museum. A handicap parking space is available for drop-off and pick-up in the north parking area.

Discover how the lighthouse served the Great Lakes maritime industry. See artifacts and exhibits about the ships that sailed Lake Michigan. Learn about the keepers who maintained the lighthouse. Climb the 74-foot tall tower for a spectacular 360° view of Lake Park, Lake Michigan and downtown Milwaukee.

Climbing the Tower

Must be at least 5 years old and at least 38 inches tall to climb the tower.

There are 84 steps and a ladder to reach the lantern room at the top of the tower.

Group Tours

$10 per person or $100 minimum – whichever is greater
Make a reservation by calling 414-332-6754 or keeper@northpointlighthouse.org

Education or Scout Groups

Throughout the year we work with homeschooled and traditional school groups, Girl and Boy Scout troops, and the Urban Ecology Center. As with our Group Tours, we will tailor your visit based on your needs. Our docents can make suggestions or answer questions about your particular purpose for the visit and make special arrangements so that you can accomplish what is required for your curriculum or badge. Admission is $8 per person.

Lunch & Learn (only available for larger groups)

1½ hours Monday–Thursday
Lighthouse Museum lunch & tour: $25 per person or $750 – whichever is greater.
Make a reservation by calling 414-332-6754 or keeper@northpointlighthouse.org

Please Note

Museum is handicap accessible, however the tower is not.

2021 North Point Lighthouse COVID-19 Safety Plan requires all visitors to wear a mask. Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms is asked not to enter the museum. Signage is posted to remind visitors.

Down payment required to hold date for Group Tours and Lunch & Learns. Payments are non-refundable.
Non-Profit 501c3 Discount: 15% (no discount on Lunch & Learn)
Contact: keeper@northpointlighthouse.org or call 414-332-6754

Public Hours

Saturdays and Sundays

1 – 4 pm

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