Fort Point Lighthouse


Park Amenities:
Interpretive Signs
General Store
Wildlife Watching

Fort Point Lighthouse and Museum

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Parks, Trails and Places

Canada Things To Do and Places To Go

Fort Point Lighthouse and museum is located at the mouth of the La Have River just south of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada near the Village of Liverpool, NS. The 1855 Fort Point Lighthouse sits on the same site where the explorer Champlain first made landfall in 1604. Along with the help of deMonts, they built a fort that defended the town and the trading routes during the 18th Century. From the lighthouse, looking out across Liverpool Harbour, one can see the Coffin Island Lighthouse.

What are the Top Things To Do, Activities, and Adventures at the Fort Point Lighthouse?

Fort Point Lighthouse adventures, and activities most enjoyed include picnicking, sightseeing, wildlife watching, historic touring and birding (birdwatching).

Why Fort Point Lighthouse?

Because it is one of the most beautiful lighthouses in Nova Scotia and it is loaded with extras like a museum, historic artifacts, an interesting back story and a coffee shop with snacks for those of us that are hungry all the time.

What are the features, and amenities at the Fort Point Lighthouse?

The more important, some would say only, features, amenities, services located in and around Fort Point Lighthouse includes picnic area, museum, artifacts, guided tours, costumed actors, gift shop, snack shop, washrooms, sightseeing benches, information signs and parking.

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Fort Point Lighthouse
21 Fort Lane

How To Get ToFort Point Lighthouse

71 kilometre (53 minute) drive from Downtown Lunenburg to Fort Point Lighthouse.
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