The Old Lighthouse Museum Events


If you are a current Docent or if you would like to find out more information about becoming a volunteer Docent at the Old Lighthouse Museum.

You are invited to a special meeting at the Musuem on Saturday March 24th, 2018 at 1:00PM CST.

There are no special qualifications necessary, just a willingness to learn and have a great time doing so.

The normal Museum scheduled hours are from April 1st to October 31st, 1:00PM - 4:00PM CST - Tuesday thru Sunday - closed on Mondays.

If you would like to volunteer 1 day a month or help on our special tours, we can accommodate your schedule. Come and enjoy a very historic building and be part of history.

Coffee, tea and cookies will be served after the Docent meeting, Saturday March 24th, 2018 at 1:00PM CST. Please come and join us!!!

If you have questions please call Karen at (219) 879-6133

If you can't make the meeting, and would like to know more give us a call!!!

The Old Lighthouse Museum Exterior Restoration

Mihm Enterprises, an award winning restoration and renovation specialist, has started a much needed exterior restoration of The Old Lighthouse Museum.

Mihm have offices in Hamilton, Michigan and in Fort Pierce, Florida. They have extensive experience in lighthouse restoration.

The work will extend thru the end of the year and will be finished spring 2018.

Follow our Facebook page for updates and pictures of the restoration

First Friday's 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 Holiday shop. In the museum's ships store: miniture lighthouse models, great selection of museum clothing, stunning photographs, books, Christmas tree ornaments and miscellaneous museum collectables. No admission fee.

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 December 17, 2017

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