The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum has become one of Michigan’s most popular destinations in the cultural tourism industry, attracting over 100,000 visitors each season. The museum is open every day May 1 to October 31, from 9AM to 5PM. Museum patrons learn about the perils of maritime transport on the Great Lakes at the Whitefish Point Light Station, an Historic Site on the National Register of Historic Places. See the Whitefish Point Light Tower, in continuous operation since 1861, the oldest operating lighthouse on Lake Superior.
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A tour of the Shipwreck Museum includes:
Self-guided tour of the Shipwreck Museum Building & Exhibits
Self-guided tour of 1861 USLHS Lightkeeper’s Quarters & Exhibits
Self-guided tour of 1923 Surfboat House & Exhibits
1923 USCG Motor Lifeboat House with video theater
An unmanned aircraft system (UAS), sometimes called a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot onboard.
WHITEFISH POINT IS A NO DRONE ZONE
For the safety and security of our patrons and property, Whitefish Point is a No Drone Zone. This includes US Fish & Wildlife Service Property/Seney National Wildlife Refuge (Whitefish Point Unit), Whitefish Point Bird Observatory/Michigan Audobon Society property is also protected as a No Drone Zone. Take all the pictures and videos you want, but be sure to leave your drone at home or in your vehicle! Thank you for respecting our No Drone Zone policy.