This is the important lighthouse on the lake Superior at the point where it is considered as the "Graveyard of the Great Lakes". Nearby you have the ship wreck museum, that we did not visit because of lack of time. It is considered one of the oldest when it was lit in 1849.
We walked on the beach (very rocky) and looked at Lake Superior. Great view! You can see the ships coming from Wisconsin to go through the Soo Locks. Very peaceful.
The Coast Guard station has largely been turned into a maritime museum that contains the bell from the Edmund Fitzgerald. There is a short film about it's recovery. The fee for the museum is $13 for adults. For an additional $4 you can climb the lighthouse. There is also access to the beach.
The lighthouse and the lighthouse keepers home are very well taken care of and worth the visit. You can climb the lighthouse if you want. Really enjoyed touring through the house. They provide a lot of information
I have been here several times and enjoy it more every time I visit. I have taken ideas from the living space and brought them to life in my dining room and living room.
My husband and I went on our trip to visit the UP of MI. Overall we learned so much from this museum about right shipwrecks on the Great Lakes and such and it was really cool to see the history of this lighthouse!!! The lake also is very peaceful and great views. The staff was also very informative. I would... 更多
The lighthouse complex includes several buildings, the lighthouse and a small shipwreck museum. The buildings vary from info on a lighthouse keepers life to Coast Guard history and rescues. You can go up in the lighthouse for the view (no flip flops allowed), head out the short boardwalk to the beach area, or visit the bird observatory building across the... 更多