The Grand Traverse Lighthouse has been restored and is open to the public. Visitors can tour the restored keepers dwelling and climb the tower for a magnificent view of Lake Michigan and Grand Traverse Bay. The Lighthouse sits inside Leelanau State Park. 

Lake Michigan Aircraft Carrier Exhibit 

During WWII, there were two aircraft carriers training in Lake Michigan.  One came into Grand Traverse Bay in August of 1943.  Learn the story of the 17,000 men who trained aboard these carriers and the secret drone project in Traverse City.                                                                            

April is Autism Awareness- Light It Up Blue

April is Autism Awareness month.  The Friends of Leelanau State Park and the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum are committed to providing a sensory-friendly space for all to enjoy.  Stay tuned for posts on our FACEBOOK pages.  These posts will include activities, lessons and much more in our effort to advocate and support those with autism.


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