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~Guiding sailors and their vessels for 164 years~

The Grand Traverse Lighthouse is on the State and National Historic Register.  It is an active aids-to-navigation with a working fog horn used for demonstrations.  The lighthouse and grounds have been lovingly restored to a museum showcasing the life of a lighthouse keeper and family, circa 1920′s – 1930′s. We are located at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula, on the grounds of beautiful Leelanau State Park.  MI State Park Passport is required.


 snowshoeing1Leelanau State Park Snowshoe Hike (#2)

Join the Leelanau State Park and Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum on February 18 at 10 am for a hike on the trailhead on N. Densmore Rd. (by Woolsey airport).

We will have some snowshoes available for use at no charge.  Call ahead to reserve your snowshoes.  The park number is 231-386-5422.  A  recreation passport if required for entry.

 Exhibits for 2017




Lake Michigan Aircraft Carrier Exhibit

This exhibit is partially funded by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.



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