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North Point Lighthouse

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Address: 2650 N. Wahl Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0930
Phone Number: 414-332-6754
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The standstill, the greenery around, the chirping of the birds.....an unspoken quietness so close to hustle bustle of the city....Well maintained and it gives a feeling as if you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Glamsaint
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Worthington, Ohio

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Arlington, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are several places along the lakeside drive. We did have time to see many, but did stop and talk a walk up to this by way of hunting a geocache.

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Worthington, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The standstill, the greenery around, the chirping of the birds.....an unspoken quietness so close to hustle bustle of the city....Well maintained and it gives a feeling as if you standing close to time of the days gone by.

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India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovered the North Point Lighthouse on tripadvisor and decided to visit. Many locals did not know about the lighthouse, which surprised me. Its a beautiful spot slightly away from the main city. The gentleman at the lighthouse gave us a thorough tour of the museum before we went up the lighthouse. You need to wear plastic shoe bags to protect... More 

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florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a untapped tour and stopped by to visit this area. Besides the lighthouse there is a wonderful walking trail and many beautiful houses to view

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nplhkeeper, Operations Manager at North Point Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to visit our lighthouse, and the surround historic Lake Park built by Frederick Law Olmsted in 1893. We are nestled in a wonderful neighborhood, and our easy -- and interesting -- access to Lake Michigan via the north and south ravines makes a day visit that much more of an unusual adventure. We hope you'll return... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Nice building and history. Scenic location and serene environment - worth the short walk from the road to see it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This lighthouse is in a lovely park overlooking Lake Michigan - it's a wonderful place to stroll - in the park as well as the neighborhood with historic homes - and there's a path down to the lake. If you're there on a Sat. or Sunday afternoon, take the time for a tour of the lighthouse. It is staffed by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Smart cities take care of their landmarks. This is just one around Milwaukee that is worth visiting. While there, take time to stroll the beautiful path behind it with scenic views of the lake. Then take a slow drive around the neighborhood and admire the gorgeous old homes that are so well taken care of.

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Tallahassee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

What a lovely spot. The history is interesting and it is lovingly restored. The parks on either side are well worth the travel as well.

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Located adjacent to a full scenic view of Lake Michigan, the North Point Lighthouse area is a unique place to go to, especially if you have an interest in taking pictures. Would recommend.

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Woodinville, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Very nice park and lighthouse. Too bad the hours are limited -- it wasn't open when we were there, so we only got to see the outside. Had a nice walk down to the lake and along the shore. Very pleasant way to spend an afternoon.

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