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Southport Light Station Museum (Lighthouse)

Southport Light Station Museum
The view from the top of the Southport Lighthouse
The view from the top of the Southport Lighthouse
1866 Southport Lighthouse
Inside the Southport Light Station Museum
Inside the Southport Light Station Museum
View Website Favorite (7) 5117 4th Ave. - Kenosha, WI 53140
Information: 262-654-5770

Tours mid-May-late Oct, Thurs, Fri, Sat 10am-4pm & Sun 12pm-4pm. (Children under 8 are not allowed to climb the lighthouse.)

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Climb to the top of this 55-foot tall, 1866 lighthouse, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features a ten-sided lantern room. Tour the restored keeper's house featuring the maritime history of Kenosha County, including the lives of the lighthouse keepers. View historic harbor maps, an authentic Fresnel lens (the light that formerly lit lighthouses), and learn the history of Kenosha's harbor. Motorcoach tours are welcome to make an appointment outside of the hours of operation.

  • Features
    • On Water
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Early Industry
    • Wisconsin History
    • Transportation Heritage
  • Tour Type
    • Lighthouses
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Historical
    • Other

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