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The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum Paradise

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The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
18335 N Whitefish Point Road
Paradise
MI
49768
Tel: 888-492-3747

Where are we going today?

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is the only one of its kind dedicated to the perils of maritime transport on the Great Lakes. It is fittingly located at Whitefish Point, Michigan, site of the oldest active lighthouse on Lake Superior.
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    My favourite museum. Though it is a niche museum, the exhibits and staff are impeccable. Well worth the drive (and the drive is something to behold in and of itself.)

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    Both the beach and the museum are special places. The 7+ foot tall or whatever it is lighthouse lens of carved glass is amazing to see all by itself. But the spirit of the Edmund Fitzgerald wreck in the 1970's is really heavy here. Having grown up in Michigan during that time, their exhibit really hit home. They get 100 mile an hour winds up here sometimes, we were told and you can see what kind of work it would take to maintain that lighthouse in that kind of weather. If you're in the area don't miss it!

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    Very cool place. Also check out the view from the boat dock that is located less than a mile south of the museum and lighthouse. The entrance is marked by a very large and conspicuous sign. There is a pier about 300 yards long that you can walk out on and be surrounded by Lake Superior on all sides. Pretty neat stuff.

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    Visited white fish point twice I liked it bettet in 2005 but that was the first time I ever saw a lighthouse work and it was awesome

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    Cool place. Great spot

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