1860 Light Station, Port Washington

#57 of 108 in Museums in Wisconsin
Fees are $4.00 for adults and $1.00 for children. Group tours are available on weekend and during the week by appointment. Fees for tours are $5.00 for adults. Lighthouse has restored keeper quarters and a climb to the top of the tower. Separate building has maritime museum. Both included in admission. Adults that would like to become guides are invited to contact the lighthouse.
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  • Very knowledgeable staff who are passionate about and proud of their lighthouse. Period decor and accessories that are well-explained. Highlight of the tour is climbing to the top on somewhat treacher...  more »
  • What an awesome experience. We went to the top of the lighthouse. There are not many that you can go to the very top of anymore. The guides/volunteers are very knowledgeable and their love for the str...  more »
  • My husband and I visited the lighthouse and were both very impressed by the tour and the guides. Both guides we had were very knowledgeable and interesting. The lighthouse was in beautiful shape and v...  more »

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