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North Point Lighthouse

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North Point Lighthouse Admission Ticket
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North Point Lighthouse Admission Ticket
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2650 N Wahl Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-3860
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All reviews lake park light house worth the climb walking trails fresnel lens sign a waiver reduced admission interesting history docent tour great view of lake michigan a small gift shop taking pictures beautiful area nice walk milwaukee history nice tour great place to visit
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Stunning views from the top, the entire city is visible. The museum is surprisingly interesting with lots about great lakes shipwrecks, shipping (who knew there was so much going on out there) and general Milwaukee history too.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TravelinRobT
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Not the tallest lighthouse I've seen, but cute none the less. Well maintained grounds which is surrounded by a park. Nice little stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Slick5276
Reviewed September 22, 2018

I enjoy seeing lighthouses, but saw only the outside from both sides. The setting is in a well used park.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

But when we got there is only slightly taller than a two story house. It was worth seeing but it's certainly not a just-see attraction.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dan B
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We stopped by today a lovely area where north point lighthouse is located. It was great to see. Unfortunately ithe lighthouse was closed on the day of our visit but glad we took the short drive up from the city to see the lighthouse, as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

This is one of my most favorite lighthouses! The shape is unique and surrounding park is beautiful! The place wasn’t open when I was there so I didn’t get a chance to go in or climb it. Lots of places to park yourself for a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We enjoyed seeing this. It's a beautiful place. There is a small gift shop and area to browse about the history of the lighthouse. Former lighthouse keepers went through a rigorous ritual going up and down the stairs to keep the lighthouse lit in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Whiskeymom
Reviewed August 27, 2018

On a day trip from Chicago, we headed to Milwaukee for a lake walk. We started at the lighthouse -- what a pleasant surprise. We arrived just in time for the docent tour which was full of interesting facts about the lighthouse. A visit isn't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laura G
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by today since we’ve never been to a lighthouse and realized this was such an adorable find!! They offer free admission to active military so that was nice for my husband and I. Though the staircase up the lighthouse is a tad tedious...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChefMcG
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Passed by on our walk at the park. Very well kept and plenty of history provided on the outside. Our only disappointment was that we were there on a day when it was closed.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Pat P
February 28, 2017|
Response from nplhkeeper | Property representative |
Yes, Pat, we certainly do still hand certificates out for climbing. They were initially intended for kids, but we realized that many adults wanted them as well; so just ask for yours at the desk! We are currently closed... More
Cyndy R
May 4, 2015|
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Response from robyikhsan | Reviewed this property |
North Point Lighthouse is open throughout the year. Hours Saturdays and Sundays 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Admission Under 5: Free Under 12: $3.00 Age 12+: $5.00 per person Private Tours on a Weekday Private tours and education... More