Upcoming Programs

Join us for the following upcoming programs:


Friday, March 29th, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM at the Fort Gratiot Light Station
Reservations are required.

Join us at the Lighthouse over spring break for some really fun and educational programs! Friday, March 29th from 1 to 2:30 is our science experiment hour. Join to marvel at the world of science with brand new kid friendly experiments. All new activities! Don’t forget to wear your play clothes as science can get messy.

Cost: Members $5 per child, family $15 (up to 4 kids)*
Non-Members $7per child, family $21 (up to 4 kids)*

*Adults are free, unless participating. Adults are required to stay and supervise their child(ren) during the program. Reservations required. Classes may be cancelled due to low reservations.

Due to material costs, prepaid reservations are final and refunds will not be given once reservations are complete.

Friday, March 29th to Saturday, March 30th, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:00 AM at the Fort Gratiot Light Station
Reservations are required.

‘Twas midnight at the lighthouse and all through the building not a visitor was stirring, not even their children. Tucked in their beds after an evening of fun, everyone was asleep as snug as a bug. Normally $500, take advantage of our special family overnight offer by joining us Friday, April 6thMarch 29th for a public family overnight at the Fort Gratiot Light Station at a special Spring rate. Enjoy a tour of the lighthouse and a private shopping experience at the Light Station Gift Shop, followed by an evening of family fun. Bring your own activities or borrow a game from our closet and enjoy a family movie with popcorn. Who doesn’t love a night at the light?

Cost: $100 for a private room of up to 4 people, $25 per additional person.*

* Rooms are first come, first serve and have the following capacities 6 people (one room available), 8 people (two rooms), and ten people (two rooms). Capacity includes two trundle beds per room. Rooms will be assigned at the discretion of the Port Huron Museum staff based on each family’s reservation size. Guests are required to provide their own bedding. Tower climb is weather permitting. Rates are not valid on overnights booked for private groups. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. The Port Huron Museum reserves the right to cancel due to low participation. Due to the expected demand for this program, refunds will not be provided for cancellations.

Saturday, March 30, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM at the Fort Gratiot Light Station
Reservations are required.

You can be an artist! If you can dream it, you can do. Learn to work in some fun art mediums like painting, scuplting, origami and more! Join us for this hour and a half program at the Fort Gratiot Light Station. Remember to wear your play clothes, as the best kinds of art can get a little messy. Don’t forget to take you art home at the end to proudly display.

Cost: Members $5 per child, and families are $15. (up to 4 children)
Non-Members $7 per child, and families are $21. (up to 4 children)

*Adults are free, unless participating. Adults are required to stay and supervise their child(ren) during the program. Reservations required.Classes may be cancelled due to low reservations.

Due to material costs, prepaid reservations are final and refunds will not be given once reservations are complete.

“Major Battles of the Civil War”
Presented by Dave Gooden
Saturday, April 13, 2019
1:00PM – 2:00PM

Discover the rich history of the major battles of the Civil War, including key roles Michigan’s troops played. Dave Gooden will discuss Michigan’s role in the Battle of Gettysburg, General Burnside’s “traveling geography class,” and the “picnic” at the First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas).

This lecture is free for members, and $5.00 per guest (w/o tour) OR free with admission. Preregistration is requested. We hope to see you there!


We are always working on new programs and events! Check back soon for more information or call us at (810) 982-0891 ext. 118 to see what we have coming up!


Interested in joining us on one of our regular bus trips? Click here for more information on the trips we currently have scheduled.