North Point Lighthouse Friends, Inc.
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Full Moon Tours Begin April 19, 2019 at North Point Lighthouse

Enjoy a fabulous view of the Full Moon from the top of the North Point Lighthouse tower!

By - Apr 10th, 2019 07:53 pm
Full Moon Tours

Full Moon Tours

About our Full Moon Tours

Enjoy a fabulous view of the Full Moon from the top of the North Point Lighthouse tower! We will have Full Moon Tours one night a month April through October. Volunteer docents will be on hand to provide a very interesting tour of our highly interesting museum. Learn about our longest term lighthouse keeper – Georgia Stebbins – and about the fascinating role the lighthouse had in Milwaukee’s history.  See the Fresnel lens that guided ships safely into the Milwaukee Harbor, while also learning about unfortunate ship wrecks in Lake Michigan.

Full Moon Tours will take place from 7:30-10:00 pm on the following dates: 

Friday, April 19

Saturday, May 18

Monday, June 17

Tuesday, July 16

Thursday, August 15

Friday, September 13

Sunday, October 13

Admission fees are $8 per person over 12 years of age; $5 for children 5-11 years old and senior citizens over 65; and free under 5 years. Children must be 5 years old and over 38 inches tall to climb the tower.  Year-round, all active armed service personnel and veterans with ID receive free admission for public tours.  North Point Lighthouse members are admitted without charge.  There is no pre-registration for Full Moon Tours.

About North Point Lighthouse

The North Point Lighthouse and Museum, located at 2650 N. Wahl Avenue within historic Lake Park, is a Milwaukee maritime treasure. Each year, thousands of visitors from the surrounding community, region and around the world experience its beauty, history and charm. Built in 1888, the lighthouse tower and keepers quarters are open to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. throughout the year, plus additional summer hours. Admission fees are $8 per person over 12 years of age; $5 for children 5-11 years old and senior citizens over 65; and free under 5 years. Children must be 5 years old and over 38 inches tall to climb the tower.  Year-round, all active armed service personnel and veterans with ID receive free admission for public tours.

Visitors can experience a maritime museum featuring exhibits, artifacts and stories and climb the 74-ft. tower. The lighthouse is also available to rent for private events and tours. The lighthouse has been preserved and restored as a maritime museum through the efforts of the North Point Lighthouse Friends, Inc. and has been open for public tours, visits and events since 2007. The mission of the North Point Lighthouse Friends, Inc. is to preserve the North Point Light Station, inspire appreciation of its importance in Wisconsin maritime history and promote its use consistent with the character of Lake Park and the surrounding neighborhood.

For admission fees and public hours, visit northpointlighthouse.org

For information about lectures, tours and events, contact Sue Grzeca, 414-332-6754 or keeper@northpointlighthouse.org.

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