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Wind Point Lighthouse

4725 Lighthouse Dr, Racine, WI 53402-2612
+1 262-639-3777
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Nice setting on the Lake

THe museum is no longer open to the public, but take a few minutes to read the outdoor fact plaques... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
CHicago, IL
Lovely old lighthouse on Lake Michigan

The lighthouse is beautiful and the setting can't be beat. There is a small museum and gift shop... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2016
Peggy H
Evansville, Wisconsin
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4725 Lighthouse Dr, Racine, WI 53402-2612
+1 262-639-3777
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

THe museum is no longer open to the public, but take a few minutes to read the outdoor fact plaques of the Light and supporting buildings. Nice little park and beach here for relaxing.

Thank CynthiainChicago
Reviewed April 24, 2016

The lighthouse is beautiful and the setting can't be beat. There is a small museum and gift shop on the property, and a Lake Michigan beach. Bring a camera.

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed March 30, 2016

I've been there for visits, the events, and even had my son't graduation party there. What a view! You can bring your own or hire a caterer, is just a unique place to gather and enjoy the view!

Thank Sally S
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

When the weather is cooperating this is a fun place to revisit what a working light house was like in years past. The light house is maintained in working condition and is actually used as the village hall. Right on the Lake Michigan shores you...More

Thank Van W
Reviewed March 16, 2016

A trip to wind point is always a must when folks come to Racine. The view is impressive and the museum is great. The story of the light and its construction and value still is a maritime historical must. Able body folks love the view...More

Thank Christine J
Reviewed March 3, 2016

The Wind Point Lighthouse is a great place for a picnic while you sit and enjoy the tranquility of Lake Michigan.

Thank thenicwilliams
Reviewed January 5, 2016

The view from this wind point is absolutely beautiful. We did our wedding pictures here in September of 1994. I believe you can go in the lighthouse now but not real sure.

Thank Chad R
Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Looking for a great place to discover the history of Racine,WI? This is a great place to start. Very informative and explains how Lake Michigan plays an important part of Racine's history. Our grandchildren really enjoyed the tour and understanding more about the city where...More

Thank Dgolfer77
Reviewed December 8, 2015

This is my first visit for a lighthouse. I was so thrilled to climb the tower for amazing view of Lake Michigan. They have public tour for tower climbing on first sunday of month from June-October. We visited on labor day weekend. The tour guide...More

Thank ShanEsak
Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Privately owned by the Village of Wind Point ever since the Coast Guard ceded it to them. I believe there is a "friends of the wind point lighthouse" organization that may have a website. A federal organization has recently granted $xx,xxx to help pay for...More

Thank Lloyd_Too
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Can we schedule a tour when guests are in town (from AZ) ?
July 3, 2016|
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Response from Christine J | Reviewed this property |
Tours are only provided on set days. Being that i am in a wheel chair i don't pay attention to the dates. You can see and read the information on site at all times Call Wind point town hall and ask if they know when tours... More