Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation: New Canal Lighthouse Museum and Education Center
Come visit a historical lighthouse. Experience how the history of a light, a lake and a coast has blended together. Hear about the women lightkeepers and the role Lake Pontchartrain played in the city's founding. Learn about the successes for Lake Pontchartrain and the challenges of the coast.
The lighthouse is19 feet above sea-level. The museum can be accessed either by stairs or elevator "lift". The balcony allows the visitor to get a panoramic view of the New Orleans south shore lakefront.