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White River Light Station Museum

6199 Murray Rd, Whitehall, MI
+1 231-894-8265
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White River Light Station

Access to light tower and maritime history in relics, photos, literature etc. A modest gift shop in... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Lighthouse tours

My wife and I were trying to see several of the lighthouses along the coastal while on our trip... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
West Chester, Ohio
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6199 Murray Rd, Whitehall, MI
+1 231-894-8265
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Access to light tower and maritime history in relics, photos, literature etc. A modest gift shop in the office upon entry. Beautiful victorian lighthouse / keepers home. Here every year, never tire of admiring it. Right at public beach so convenient for a daytrip /...More

Thank robertmQ1234JH
Reviewed 21 September 2017

My wife and I were trying to see several of the lighthouses along the coastal while on our trip. This lighthouse is tucked away, there is a charge to tour the lighthouse and climb to the top. Short climb not bad, great view. not much...More

Thank tj3js289
Reviewed 22 August 2017

If you are in the area and/or are interested in Lighthouses, this is well worth the stop. The lighthouse has interesting architecture. Please pay attention to the signs that warn you about poison ivy.

Thank 132gardener
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Of all the styles of architecture used in the design of Michigan lighthouses, this one is my favorite, so naturally I give it my highest rating. The grounds are equally attractive. For a small fee, you can tour the museum or climb the tower. Definitely...More

Thank flowerhead2
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We enjoyed the visit to this museum. There were plenty of nice photos and artifacts to see and the view from the lighthouse tower is terrific.

Thank teethers
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I live in the area where this lighthouse sits, and head there regularly during the spring, summer and fall months. Whether for a swim or to watch a sunset, I can't help but recognize what a treasure this well maintained structure is to our community....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My boys and I loved checking this lighthouse out. At first I thought the price of admission was steep but that's what they need to keep the place open and staffed.

Thank amarino72
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We were disappointed as the entire light house is not accessible, and the rooms are not set up as they were originally used, but rather a museum. The host is using the lighthouse as his home. One is paying to climb the staircase, view some...More

1  Thank luv2trvlRedondoBeach
Reviewed 17 July 2017

While heading south from a Traverse City weekend we decided to make a stop to check out the White River Lighthouse. After a nice drive around White Lake we finally arrived. Nestled inside a quaint residential area between White Lake and Lake Michigan. Lighthouse grounds...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Great view of the water and has a nice little museum. While there, take a stroll out on the pier. Tucked away but worthwhile.

Thank M M
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