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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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  • Even though we drove by this small lighthouse and museum to begin with and only ended up there because it began to rain, it ended up being a gem! The manager, Ruby,is aptly named as she too is a gem o...  more »
  • The young lady that accompanied us in the lighthouse was very knowledgable and it showed that she cared about the history of this lighthouse, it's keepers and the communities involved.  more »
  • The reason we chose to visit this museum is because we were trying to photograph the lighthouses on our travels. I had read other reviews that had said the museum has a great tour. When we got there, ...  more »

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