If you have ever wanted to see the inside of the Wind Point Lighthouse, the 2016 lighthouse tower climb season kicks off June 5.

The tour features the history and stories about the lighthouse, and a 144-stair climb to the top to see the view of Lake Michigan The tours are scheduled every half hour from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults and children 12 and up, $5 for children ages six through 12. Children under the age of six are not allowed to climb.

Food, concessions, and lighthouse-related gifts will be available for sale throughout the season. The tours are also set for July 3, August 7, September 4, and October 2. Reservations are suggested and can be made online at www.windpointlightouse.org.

The Lighthouse Keepers are also looking for volunteers to assist on all of these dates, so if you are interested in being more involved, please contact Mike & Susan Arts at lhkeeper@windpointwi.us.

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