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Fort Gratiot Lighthouse

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Address: 2800 Omar St, Port Huron, MI 48060-2961
Phone Number: (810)982-0891
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Oldest Lighthouse in Michigan

What a nice surprise to find this very old and well preserved lighthouse in Port Huron, Michigan. The helpful gift shop staff arranged for us to tour the grounds, watch a video... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
DianeJeffries
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a nice surprise to find this very old and well preserved lighthouse in Port Huron, Michigan. The helpful gift shop staff arranged for us to tour the grounds, watch a video and climb the steps to the top of the lighthouse. Our guide answered our many questions and allowed us as much time as we needed to see everything.... More 

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Seabrook, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by here to take the tour and it was wonderful and very informative, our guide was very sweet and answered anybodies questions. Lots of history, nice family tour if you have children, Hubby went up the lighthouse stairs and loved all the views. You need closed in shoes to take the stairs. Cost is about 7bucks per person,... More 

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Fenton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here twice and will go back again. We have toured the whole grounds and learned the history of all the buildings and we have also walked up the steps to the top of the lighthouse. The view is breathtaking and everybody we encountered was very friendly!

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Thank Jill W
Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice afternoon trip for the family. Lighthouse and buildings were nice. Great view of the lake and nice sandy beach. Staff were very polite and helpful. Worth seeing if you are in the area and want something to do for an hour or so.

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Thank 513rayc
Port Huron, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great weekend getaway to catch a little History, Art, Music and more on the shores of beautiful Lake Huron. The Fort Gratiot Lighthouse is the central monument to a bygone era, amidst the amazing skill of artists and musicians. Don't miss the well stocked Gift Shop for a nautical keepsake.

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Thank FishShirtFriday
Port Huron, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I recently had the opportunity to be part of the Margarita Monday. My husband and I did a cooking demo...lots of fun, but the real review is what a hidden treasure the gift shop is. So many unique items and very reasonably priced. Because it was Margarita Monday they offered additional sales. Be sure to check out this cool stop.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Great tour of the lighthouse and buildings. The gift shop staff is polite and helpful. The sandy beach is clean and rocky, great place to watch the ships go by. Clean public beach next door with facilities. Area offers shopping and interesting sights.

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Thank Lori R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

What an amazing experience. The view was breathtaking and the guided tour provided us with some very interesting history. Loved it!

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Englewood, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Lots of history and fun to be had at fort Gratiot. A tour of the grounds and facilities, along with a brief history is a prelude to a fun walk up the spiral staircase to view the harbor from the top of the lighthouse. Great fun!

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Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

A fun way to take in the history of the Great Lakes and visit a historic sites. If you are up to it, you can climb the stairs to the top of the lighthouse!

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