The following lighthouses are open for business this month:

Lighthouse Where County
What When
Cape Forchu Yarmouth Yarmouth Lighthouse; cafe; walking trails Now open until mid-September.  Visitors can show up daily from 3 to 6pm for a $10 "Quick Climb" tour or by booking online via their website  The cafe, the Keeper's Kitchen, is open from 11 to 5 daily but closed on Tuesdays.  
Gilbert's Cove Fundy Shore Digby Lighthouse; gift shop

Open daily 10am to 4pm until early October.  Masks required indoors!

(Washroom on site but not fully accessible.)   For more information, click here.

Hampton Hampton NS Annapolis Lighthouse

Open July/August  11- 4 pm daily; climb to the top to get a beautiful view of the Fundy Bay!

The main floor has loads of pictures and history of the wharf and Harbour.
Visitors can sign the guest book and purchase a cool Hampton Lighthouse T shirt or Hoodie.
Margaree Range Lights Margaree Harbour Inverness Photo ops

The siting on the hill of these two range lights demonstrate how range lights were used by mariners to steer safely into the Margaree Harbour.   In the daytime the mariners steer their boats in a direction to line up the red stripes on the range lights;  at night they steer their boats so that one light is directly above the other.  Beautiful area beach and many lovely photos to take.  

Port Bickerton Port Bickerton, NS Guysborough Lighthouse; gift shop; picinic park and trails

Opening July 1st until September 31st daily from 9am to 6pm.  Interpretative Centre and gift shop is housed in the 1931 lighthouse where people can climb to the top for the view. 

Picnic park, trails and public washrooms are available during the same period.  Both Centre and washrooms are fully accessible.   For more information, click here.


Seal Island Museum Barrington, NS Yarmouth Replica tower; museum; gift shop

Now open Monday-Saturday, 10-4:30, admission is charged $5/adult, $4 student. children under 5 free.  After August 27th, visits are by appointments only.  For more information, click here.

(This is a replica of the top half of the Seal Island Lighthouse topped by the original cast iron lantern that served the original tower from 1902 to 1978.)

Spencer's Island Spencer's Island NS Cumberland Lighthouse

Opens July 1st  Wednesday to Sunday 7 hours daily (guessing 9:30am to 4:30pm)

Walton Walton,NS Hants Lighthouse; gift shop; picnic park and trails.

Opening May 13th until Oct 15th daily 8am to 8pm.  Public washrooms on site.

For their Facebook page:  click here.

 For lighthouses listed in Nova Scotia "Doers and Dreamers Travel Guide 2022", click here.


Contact NSLPS

C/O Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3