The Heritage Museum & Cultural Center

601 Main St., St. Joseph, 49085 (directions)


Admission is free at St. Joseph's historical headquarters, The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center. See both of the original Fresnel Lenses from St. Joe's 1907 Lighthouses-- the only museum display on the Great Lakes of lenses that actually worked together in the same range light system. Rotating interactive exhibitions focus on the Benton Harbor-St. Joseph area.

Our research library is available by appointment to help answer your history questions. Check our website or Facebook page for programs and cultural events, or host your own event in our elegant Shepard Hall. 


The Lighthouse is Open!

Thursday 30th of May 2019 - Sunday 8th of September 2019

St. Joseph North Pier

St. Joseph North Pier Lighthouse Open Hours Wednesdays 7pm to dusk Fridays and Saturdays 10am to 2pm Sundays 12pm to 4pm

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For Each and All: America's Constitution and the Antislavery Movement

Wednesday 21st of August 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center, 601 Main St. St. Joseph, MI 49085

Please join us as Dr. Christopher Momany explores antebellum America and the abolitionist movement, detailing the influence of Asa Mahan - an antislavery advocate, theologian, and president of Oberlin and Adrian Colleges.

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