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North Point Lighthouse

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Address: 2650 N. Wahl Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0930
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North Point Lighthouse in Lake Park, Milwaukee, WI

The North Point Lighthouse is located in a lovely setting inside of Lake Park. There are walking trails that you can take in any direction from the lighthouse. Tour the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judy P
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The North Point Lighthouse is located in a lovely setting inside of Lake Park. There are walking trails that you can take in any direction from the lighthouse. Tour the lighthouse, walk the park and enjoy!

Thank Judy P
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views, well maintain, beautiful surrounding areas, great pictures. We did not go inside, just wander around and sit for awhile.

Thank rvbolorin
Lakewood McHenry County, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Stopped here as we waited for our daughter to takes placements tests at UWM. The grounds are beautiful and restoration of the lighthouse and keepers are are wonderful.

Thank Lisa D
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650 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A very stately lighthouse, white and well-maintained. But where is the water? Maybe if I Photoshop this edifice to the end of a rocky point it would be more impressive. Best images of it will be in the fall at sunrise.

Thank Pixelpanderer
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64 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Chose a good day to check out the park and the lighthouse. Wasn't able to go in but it looks really well maintained and a nice place to have a picnic.

Thank David M
Trenton, New Jersey
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189 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The lighthouse was recently repainted and is a beautiful accent for a walk in the park that borders the lake. It has limited touring hours and we missed those, but the grounds are nice and the story of the lighthouse is interesting.

Thank Barry M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

When I was an hour early for a meeting nearby, I visited this enchanting lighthouse and verdant grounds. It brought on an uplifting fantasy, for I've long held to the hope symbolism of lighthouses--what an energizing mood boost!

Thank ECP-Writes
nplhkeeper, Manager at North Point Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely, inspring review! We're glad you were able to so enjoy this lighthouse, as our goal is to preserve it for our future generations. You may have noted that we have just completed the painting of our lighthouse tower and keeper's quarters. We are currently having our driveway converted from traffic bond to a pervious pavement,... More 

Pawnee, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

If you enjoy lighthouses, this one is great. The docent who began our tour was quite informative. He was the only one working, so once an admission line formed, he had to stop our "tour." However, everything was else was self-explanatory. The history behind this particular lighthouse was really interesting. We climbed all the way to the top on a... More 

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

We went to the light house on a day when it was closed so we only had the opportunity to enjoy the park. We will definitely go back and take the grandchildren to the light house. The park is a pleasant and enjoyable stroll.

Thank auroraadventurer
Louisville, Kentucky
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This weekend was my first visit to the Milwaukee and Lake Michigan area. I'm so happy I didn't pass on visiting this lighthouse. While I cannot speak to the tour, I can suggest that you at least make the drive and walk the area. Beautiful grounds and park nearby, behind the lighthouse, and just the homes in the area have... More 

Thank JustOne99

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