The Old Lighthouse Museum Events

First Fridays at the Old Lighthouse Museum

The Old Lighthouse Museum and gift shop will be open on every first Friday of the month from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM CST weather permitting. Visit our Facebook page for updates. Come and visit The Old Lighthouse Museum and gift shop. In the museum's ships store: miniture lighthouse models, great selection of museum clothing, stunning photographs, books, ornaments and miscellaneous museum collectables. No admission fee during First Friday Events.

Chicago's WTTW recently broadcast "Chicago on Vacation" hosted by Geoffrey Baer

"Chicago on Vacation" highhlights Geoffrey Baer's vacation travels including a stop in Michigan City, IN at The Authorized Michigan City Historical Society Inc Old Lighthouse Museum. Geoffrey's program included the Eastland Disaster Memorial that was dedicated in 2015 for the 100th anniversary of the Eastland Disaster. The 2.5-minute video clip is nicely done. Hopefully it will trigger a desire in you to visit the Old Lighthouse Museum this year.

For Sale

Banquet tables:

1- 30" X 96"

4- 30" X 72"

2- 30" X 60"

We also have a bonus of three folding chairs with orange seats! All for $125.00. Call Museum for more information. Leave a message. Thank you.

New Giftshop Item

We now have a 2019 Calendar of yesteryear black and white pictures of Michigan City. The photos were chosen from the private collection of local writer and historian Matt Werner. The Calendar has been discounted at the Old Lighthouse Museum gift shop for $10.00. Come get one while they last. The pictures are worth the price alone.Please call 219-872-6133 for more information if no one answers please leave a message.

The Old Lighthouse Museum Exterior Restoration

Pictures of the restoration

The Old Lighthouse Museum
Michigan City Historical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 512
Michigan City, IN 46361
(219) 872-6133
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Updated June 16, 2019

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