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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

Join the Leelanau State Park and Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum on January 21 at 10 am for a hike around the campground and lighthouse site.  Meet at the Lighthouse gift shop.  There will be hot chocolate and snacks afterwards.

We will have some snowshoes available for use.  Call ahead to reserve your snowshoes.  The park number is 231-386-5422.  The Lighthouse will be open for viewing after the snowshoe hike for $4 per person and the 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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