Thursday, June 21, 2018


You Can Tour The Oldest Lighthouse In Indiana And It’s The Perfect Summer Adventure
Located in one of the state’s most popular port towns is the oldest lighthouse in Indiana. Guests can tour this ancient wonder as well as explore the accompanying museum.
This unique and historical place is great for a day trip. Scroll on to see what it’s all about.
Tucked away in the northwest corner of Indiana, along Lake Michigan, is one of the most underrated museums in the state. If you love all things nautical, then this is the destination for you.


Guests are admitted April through October and the cost is just $5 for visitors age 14 and up while young children may enter for just $2. Open Tuesday through Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., the museum offers both self-guided, docent-led, and audio tours. Admission gets anyone who is more than 5 yeas of age all the way up into the lantern tower.

Open Tuesday through Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., the museum offers both self-guided, docent-led, and audio tours. Admission gets anyone who is more than 5 yeas of age all the way up into the lantern tower. Indiana's oldest lighthouse was in use for more than 100 years. Though it started as a "postlight" in 1835, the permanent structure was built and put into use in 1837.
On this tour, guests will learn all about the previous keepers of Indiana's oldest lighthouse. These dedicated workers had their own room in the lighthouse where they lived and kept the light shining for passing ships. Indiana's oldest lighthouse has undergone many upgrades over the years, including spotlight replacements and general repairs from wear and tare. Learn all the specifics when you visit.
Indiana's oldest lighthouse has undergone many upgrades over the years, including spotlight replacements and general repairs from wear and tare. Learn all the specifics when you visit. The Old Lighthouse Museum is located at 1 Washington St. Michigan City IN 46360, and you can get more information on its website.

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