Hours and Admission

Lighthouse free to all veterans and active military on Veterans Day

The North Point Lighthouse is honored to offer free admission to active military and veterans. Explore our maritime exhibits and climb the 74-ft tall tower for a spectacular view of the lake and city.

November 10, 1pm-4pm • November 11, 1pm-4pm (Veterans Day)

2018 General Hours and Admission

Open Saturdays and Sundays 1-4 PM, throughout the year.

$8, Adults
$5, Adults 65+ with ID
$5, Students with ID
$5, Children ages 5-11
Free, Veterans and active military
Free, Children ages 4 and under

Open to the Public & Tours – No reservation needed:

  • 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

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.

Group Tours

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

Lunch & Tour

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

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