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. A visit to St. Paul Island Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Dingwall travel planner to plot your vacation.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Read about this lighthouse and museum in a brochure and added it to our Cabot Trail bucket list. My husband, Darcy (our dog) and I were warmly welcomed into the museum. Darcy was treated to a dog bisc...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    Tour guide/historian Ruby gave us an exceptionally interesting and informative tour of the museum. She really knows and loves her subject and makes a delightful presentation. We expected to be in and ...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    Definitely worth a stop. Some really interesting history about the island where this light was originally. Although it is not operative, the close up look of the light itself makes you wonder how way ...  more »

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