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St. Paul Island Museum, Dingwall
(5/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
Find out about the hardships of isolated island life by visiting St. Paul Island Museum. The small island offers Canada's first heritage lighthouse. Climb on the top to see its Fresenel lens and enjoy the view of the area. Get swept away in the past by seeing the museum exhibits, which include artifacts related to the lighthouse and the island life. Guided tours are available, if you want to know more about the 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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  • 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 »
  • Wonderful little place to stop. Great views from the lighthouse. Great tour guide, she explained everything and told us many interesting stories. The kids even got a stamped certificate for stopping b...  more »