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A Hidden Gem Along the LaHave

We had often heard of the Fort Point Lighthouse on the LaHave but really hadn't heard exactly what... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
Sharon M
Liverpool, Canada
A little gem

The setting makes this little museum worth a visit if you happen to be in the vicinity. It has a... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
mark l
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Jul 20, 2018
“A Hidden Gem Along the LaHave”
Aug 14, 2017
“A little gem”
Fort Point Road | B0r 1c0, LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-688-1632
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

We had often heard of the Fort Point Lighthouse on the LaHave but really hadn't heard exactly what it offered. We have our own little Fort Port Lighthouse in Liverpool which is incredible and beautiful in itself. We took a drive along the Lighthouse Route...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed August 14, 2017

The setting makes this little museum worth a visit if you happen to be in the vicinity. It has a rich past from its first visit by Samuel de Champlain and some interesting artifacts. It's a 30-45 minute visit, not worth a major detour. Nearby...More

1  Thank mark l
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We did not know what to expect when we got there and were truly surprised. After perusing the exhibits, we headed out beyond to lunch by the see. Several benches make for an excellent setting. One of the exhibits asks you to look across the...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed June 28, 2016

The site of the first capital of New France, established as a settlement by Issac de Razilly in 1632. The museum is located at the mouth of the beautiful LaHave River, on the South Shore of Nova Scotia. It is operated seasonally by a volunteer...More

Thank RM193
Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is a beautiful little spot. I really enjoyed the stop. There wasn't a lot in the museum, but it was interesting. The grounds had some very interesting signs etc. The beach, tho small is a pretty little beach. The lighthouse is nice. There are...More

Thank CoalLady
Reviewed July 23, 2015

A hidden gem. Excellent documentation & display of early French settlement in Nova Scotia. Only wished I had more time to browse and read the displays. Beautiful location as well.

Thank Gordon G
Reviewed July 2, 2015

Some museums overwhelm with their collected artifacts and stories. Not so here - perfect for a "morsel" of history. LaHave's history as a French capital in the New World is not well known. This little gem of a museum adds a lot of detail to...More

Thank ELDorey
Reviewed June 17, 2015

Our latest trip to Nova Scotia had a bit of a theme, while we didn't cover the entire south shoreline we did cover a lot of it, traveling along the Lighthouse Route we found many points of interest worthy of stopping. The Lahave Lighthouse is...More

Thank Roving_Hatter
Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

The museum may be small but the beauty that surrounds it is every changing. Take a walk in the teepee look over the marsh or better still sit and have a picnic as you watch the sail and fishing boats go by , we did....More

1  Thank SDNS
Reviewed January 7, 2014

The people are knowledgeable and the displays are the best. This gives a great part of the history for our area with wonderful displays on the Micmacs, and of Champlain and the local culture and history of long ago.

1  Thank James H
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