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St. Paul Island Museum, Dingwall

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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5/5 based on 40+ 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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  • This museum has some interesting exhibits and photos, but it’s very small and unlikely to hold the typical visitor’s interest for more than 15 minutes. Lighthouse hobbyists will find more to interest ...  read more »
  • My friend and I loved our tour of this little museum given by Ruby who grew up here . She has extensive, intimate knowledge of the lives of light house keepers, the workings of a light house, and the ...  read more »
  • We spent quite a bit of time here, my friend really enjoyed her conversation with one of the guides, who was very knowledgeable. If you are interested in history, it's a great spot, admission by donat...  read more »
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