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White River Light Station Museum

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Stories to be told.

This gem is tucked away from the pier and is located along the channel. Hundreds of stories are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul T
Grand Rapids, Michigan
hidden gem

had to drive a ways to find this lighthouse. Worth it, lovely drive pretty walk to the lighthouse... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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6199 Murray Rd, Whitehall, MI 49461-9457
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This gem is tucked away from the pier and is located along the channel. Hundreds of stories are captured here, especially in the photos, just waiting to be told--again.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed August 6, 2018

had to drive a ways to find this lighthouse. Worth it, lovely drive pretty walk to the lighthouse and found a hidden beach.

Thank WisconsinWoods
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This was not my favorite but if you are in the area you should stop by. The station itself is nice but not enough information about the history and nothing nearby to get a cold drink.

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Reviewed July 27, 2018

We didn't realize that this was a beach hotspot; the parking lot was full on a weekday in the middle of the day and we wondered why there were so many people but then realized they were with bathing suits and towels, so they were...More

Thank neverfindone
Reviewed July 24, 2018

This museum is very informative about the history of the area and lighthouses in General. There is also a well done video to view in the shed behind the light house.

Thank M M
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Great place to see Lake Michigan and enjoy a sunset. Also looks like a popular place to fish too. When in the area we visit this place because the we all love the view.

Thank fourpeez
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice local museum with lots of local history. A must when you are in the area along with a walk on the channel out into Lake Michigan, you can even get over the dunes to the beach or if you are a fisherman you can...More

Thank johnbitter
Reviewed July 15, 2018

The view from up the lighthouse is worth it for people who can climb the stairs. The beach is beautiful and right by the lighthouse

Thank Restini
Reviewed July 7, 2018

We arrived late in the day so we visited the museum and went up inside the lighthouse. The views are very pretty. The museum was very interesting.

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed July 5, 2018

A must for visitors (and residents) of White Lake. Iconic and emblematic of the area. Great for photos.

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