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Tourism Industry Professionals To Roll Up Sleeves In Northern Michigan

“Later this month, a swarm of professionals from the tourism industry will descend on the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula for a one-of-a-kind event. …” – Sept 6, 2019  Traverse City Ticker  by Amy Lane


GTLM is available for special events, receptions, weddings. Please read the policy and submit the application for review and approval. Allow at least 30 days for processing. Only the immediate grounds of GTLM are available (see map).
Link to policy and application.
Link to map of grounds.

GTLM now accepting donations online. Please go to the Donations page for more information.

Sponsor/Wish List

Thank you for your interest in helping Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum bring Lake Michigan maritime history to the public! There are always unforeseen expenses when trying to maintain an historical facility. Things such as rusting door hinges or a basement sump pump malfunction can start small but quickly snowball into issues creating major financial impact.  […]

Fly a FLAG at GT Light

If you wish to honor a loved one, the Grand Traverse Lighthouse will fly a U.S. Flag, U.S. Coast Guard flag or U.S. Lighthouse Service flag in their honor or memory. Each flag will be accompanied by a personalized certificate signed by a Lighthouse Keeper. For an application and costs, please contact

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