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St. Paul Island Museum, Dingwall

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Learn about the hardships of isolated island life by visiting St. Paul Island Museum, located in Canada's first heritage lighthouse. Climb to the top to see its Fresnel lens and views over the water. The museum documents the island's past, with artifacts related to the lighthouse and local life. Take a guided tour for an in-depth, fascinating history of the island and its shipwrecks. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to St. Paul Island Museum by using our Dingwall trip itinerary maker.
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  • The story of the lighthouse on St. Paul Island is fascinating. Our guide had a personal connection to the lighthouse because her uncle (?) had been one of the keepers. It's a romantic story, a glimpse...  more »
  • If you want a taste of local culture, true tales of lonely light keeping hardship and shipwrecks of of yesteryear that leave a lasting impression, plan to stay at least an hour or 2 with Ruby as your ...  more »
  • The St. Paul Island Museum is a must see for those interested in the Island and of coarse Light Houses as it holds many stories of explorers, ships, and fisherman. The guides are very knowledgable and...  more »