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Stop By To See The Holiday Lights!

Interior tours are over for the year, but please enjoy the lighthouse from the sidewalk or the pier. We will be decorating the lighthouse for Christmas again this year, stop by and see the lights at night.

Our Port Sanilac lighthouse has a long history! Come visit this historical landmark right here in Michigan! This white brick lighthouse towers above the Lake Huron shoreline in the historic Village of Port Sanilac, Michigan.

The lighthouse has helped guide ships and other mariners throughout its entire existence along the Lake Huron shoreline since 1886.

The lighthouse is privately owned and was purchased in December 2014, it was in need of extensive repairs, since then it was extensively restored between 2015 to 2017. The property grounds and lighthouse are generally closed to the public, however the owners have made arrangements with the Sanilac County Historic Village & Museum to provide tower tours during the summer months.

In the fall, winter and spring, visitors are encouraged to visit the lighthouse from the sidewalk and other public viewing spaces outside the fence.

View our Virtual Tour!

Port Sanilac
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Can't Come Out In Person?

View photos of Port Saniliac's historic past renovations, removal of the Fresnal lens, and breathtaking panoramic views.

Book A Private Group Tour of the Port Sanilac Lighthouse

Welcome to the historic Port Sanilac Light Station. Please explore the web site to discover information about the lighthouse and of course plan your visit. While visiting the lighthouse, please take advantage of the other attractions in the area such as the Sanilac County Historic Village & Museum, great local dining, boating, antique shops, and much more in the Village of Port Sanilac.

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