Visitors walking the pier and breakwater to the lighthouses are welcome anytime. However, the Muskegon South Pierhead Light (MSPL) tower is now open on a regular schedule for the first time in history. The Muskegon South Breakwater Light (MSBL) remains closed to the public until further restoration can be financed.


Admission: $4 adults and $2 for children

Mondays through October 12, 11 am-3 pm

Saturdays in September, 4-7 pm

Saturdays in October, 3-6 pm  

Halloween Trick or Treating from 3-6 pm at the Muskegon South Pierhead Light! Kids climb free with the purchase of an adult tour admission.

In partnership with the Muskegon Movies on the Beach event series, the lighthouse also hosts evening openings. Visit the Muskegon Movies on the Beach to vote for your favorite film!

***Children must be three feet to climb. Please wear study shoes!

Special private group tours can be arranged by contacting the Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy.

See the weather on the shore and get a bird’s eye view of the lights at these web cams. You can also explore the lights in any season by taking a virtual tour of the lighthouse here.

The Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy (MLC) is an IRS registered 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation whose mission is to promote the preservation of Michigan’s lighthouses and lifesaving station structures and the artifacts associated with them. MLC works to help restore lighthouse and life-saving structures and create appropriate reuses of these properties.