Wind Point Lighthouse

Building Information

Building Information: 
Located in the Village of Wind Point, the Wind Point Lighthouse stands 108 feet tall and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The lighthouse was built in 1880 and was designed by Orlando Metcalfe Poe who had served in the Civil War. It was lit for the first time on November 15, 1880 and continues to be lit to his day.

Visitor Experience

Visitor Experience: 
Visitors can enjoy the scenic lighthouse grounds and meet the present-day lighthouse caretakers. They will be providing lighthouse information and visitors can see the Fresnel Lens on display in the hall. The lighthouse will not be open for climbs. It is open on the first Sunday of the month, June through October.


4725 Lighthouse Drive
Racine, WI 53402



10AM - 2PM

Event Permissions:

Photography Permitted: 
Photography Permitted
Filming Permitted: 
Filming Permitted

Building Accessibility:

Only First/Main Floor accessible to persons with disabilities

Restroom Availability:

Restrooms will be available for visitors