Old Lighthouse Museum Tours

The Old Lighthouse Museum will be opening for the 2019 Season on Tuesday, April 2. Our 46th Season.

Admission $5 age 14 and over, $2 under age 14, and preschool free. Take a trip up the stairs to visit the lantern tower!

Come see our newly restored exterior of the Museum.

The museum is open for public tours from April through October, every day except Monday,  from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Central Time. Self-guided and audio tours as well as docent-led tours are available. The last tour each day begins at 3:30 PM Central Time. Call the museum at (219) 872-6133 to check on special hours, closings for Holidays, or to book tours. Strollers are not allowed in the museum.

We are also open each month as part of the Michigan City Uptown Arts District First Friday events. On those evenings we are open from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, weather permitting. Admission is free of charge.

To schedule a group tour, contact the Old Lighthouse Museum at (219) 872-6133.

Admission to the Old Lighthouse Museum is as follows:

Adults (Age 14 and Older), $5.00

Children (Under Age 14), $2.00

Michigan City Historical Society Members, Free

Pass Holders, Free

Children of grade school age must be accompanied by an adult in the lantern room. Children under the age of 5 are not permitted into the lantern room.

The lantern tower at the Old Lighthouse Museum opened to the public in May 2007.

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 March 29, 2019

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