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HURON Lightship Museum

800 Prospect Pl, Port Huron, MI 48060
+1 810-984-9768
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Fun history

Jerry was so knowledgeable and personable, he has truly found the best retirement job for him. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann43609
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Toledo, Ohio
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Great little tour

Everyone was super inviting and knowledgeable. It is a nice tour but not on a hot day. Will is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bex3975
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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“steep steps” (2 reviews)
“great lakes” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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800 Prospect Pl, Port Huron, MI 48060
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+1 810-984-9768
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jerry was so knowledgeable and personable, he has truly found the best retirement job for him. The ship is a wonder to see as it’s really different than anything else we’ve seen before due to being a lighthouse. This tour was packed with fun facts,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone was super inviting and knowledgeable. It is a nice tour but not on a hot day. Will is a great guide for the tour

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Always have to tour these lightships when we come across them, this is perfect location right on the river front and very well maintained, Erin welcomed us aboard and we had wonderful time exploring the ship, walking around and taking in all the details and...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Very interesting history of lightships and their purpose on the great lakes. I never knew such ships even existed. I'm a lighthouse enthusiast, so I had to see what it was all about. Jerry was a very engaging tour guide filled with both mountains of...More

Thank Kelly P
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

good tour kids would enjoy it . Its tight quarters though and I would not recommend going on a very hot day. But other than that good experience.

Thank Corri H
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Very informative tour, very well worth if. You get a fantastic history lesson of what life was like for those that kept the waterways safe.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Lightship Museum of History neat spot off the water . you go thought old ship . and learn about history..More

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Susan B, General Manager at HURON Lightship Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Dear johntavernier, Thanks for visiting the HURON lightship. It is indeed a marvel as the last operating lightship on the Great Lakes and a part of Port Huron since the early 1900's. Is there anything we could have done to improve your experience and get...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

This was a really neat museum, since it's the actual ship that was used in the Great Lakes. We went with our 4 year old, and he loved exploring the ship. You take a guided tour and learn all about the history of the lightships,...More

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Susan B, General Manager at HURON Lightship Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Dear tjstyphon, Thanks for visiting the HURON Lightship. Captain Jerry and his crew give the best tours around and let the many historical artifacts tell the stories of the Great Lakes. You are right about mobility on the ship. It can be challenging, but appreciated...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Lightship Museum is interesting. It would be much better if they could add air conditioning. The heat made it difficult to stay long or check out everything. Heat aside, what I did quickly see was pretty cool.

Thank Kathy2005
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

The boat is moored next to Pine Grove Park. This is definitely part of the rich history of the Great Lakes. It's not exactly beautiful but it served its purpose. Although there is a handy cap ramp leading from the higher level park to the...More

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