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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 interesting history reduced admission in great shape great view of lake michigan docent tour a small gift shop beautiful walk open to the public well worth the visit milwaukee history nice tour
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sue gave us an excellent tour of the lighthouse and did a fantastic job of explaining everything very concisely. We all had a wonderful visit and thoroughly enjoyed the entire stay.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank George G
Reviewed May 13, 2019

I love walking in Lake Park and make a point of going to the Lighthouse no matter what season. It's gorgeous all year long. I have not been inside yet but it's on my bucket list. Interesting history well documented outside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lisa S
Reviewed April 17, 2019

This is a great lighthouse. There are tours on the weekends, however we visited on a Tuesday. We were still able to walk around the park and get some amazing photos of the lighthouse.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TravelerCory
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

We visited the lighthouse after hours so we could not go inside. But it was well worth the visit. Beautiful walk, grounds are a delight to see. The lighthouse is in great shape.. they installed a mirror at the base so you can take a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Maria L
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful grounds with a trail down to the lakefront. The $8 museum admission (in my opinion) might be a bit pricey, but we didn't mind contributing to the cause of keeping it open to the public. Must sign a participant waiver as part of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank amsullvn
Reviewed January 10, 2019

This was a quaint lighthouse in town. You can climb all the way up to the top and have an amazing view. It is kept up well and you can have an oral history and tour while there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jkeena
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
3  Thank Robert T
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
2  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
Thank photobug429
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
2  Thank Dan B
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January 1, 2019|
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Response from 523DebbieR | Reviewed this property |
They have a guided tour one weekend a month (check the schedule) where they provide information and allow you to climb to the top of the lighthouse.The view is spectacular! It's a tranquil area. If the water is low you can... More
March 28, 2017|
Response from SusieMilwaukee | Reviewed this property |
Open 1-4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays year round. Please check the Web site for additional summer hours.
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