Search

Southport Light Station Museum Open for the Season

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 4, 2017 - October 29, 2017

Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Closed holidays.
Southport Light Station Museum, keeper's house, 1866 Southport Lighthouse, harbor
Southport Light Station Museum, keeper's house, 1866 Southport Lighthouse, harbor
Southport Light Station Museum, inside the keeper's house, harbor, shipwreck
Southport Light Station Museum, keeper's house, 1866 Southport Lighthouse, harbor
Southport Light Station Museum, view from the top of the 1866 Southport Lighthouse, harbor
Southport Light Station Museum, inside the keeper's house, harbor

The lighthouse and maritime museum, inside the keeper's house, documents Kenosha's lighthouse keepers, shipping and fishing history. Also climb the 1866 Southport Lighthouse. The tower stands 55 feet above the lighthouse grounds. See Kenosha, Lake Michigan and into Illinois and Racine County.

Free admission for the keeper's house tour; donations are welcome. Lighthouse climb costs $10 adults / $5 children 8-12 years old. (Must be 8 or older to climb.)

This and the Kenosha History Center are operated by the Kenosha County Historical Society.

Operating schedule is weather dependent.