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A gem of a museum!

It was clearly serendipity that we found this place! On vacation in Nova Scotia from Boston, my... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Greater Boston
Real Nova Scotia

Paul the volunteer really knows his stuff. His mom was raised in a local light house. He... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Victoria, Canada
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3 Aug 2018
“A gem of a museum!”
17 Jul 2017
“Real Nova Scotia”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
43 Greencorn Lane, Guysborough, Nova Scotia B0H 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

It was clearly serendipity that we found this place! On vacation in Nova Scotia from Boston, my family and I decided to drive out to Guysborough County where my grandfather grew up at the Whitehead Lighthouse. Not knowing what we'd find or if we'd find...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank krism1999
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Paul the volunteer really knows his stuff. His mom was raised in a local light house. He demonstrated lights and horns as he told stories of the area. He has a weather of information to draw on and is obviously very curious. This museum is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank CDNLesley
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Took a short trip down from Guysborough, NS on Rt 16 and happened upon this little museum filled with all sorts of lighthouse accouterments manned by a delightful and informative volunteer whose enthusiasm of all things lighthouse was apparent. Located in a former small school...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank barneygirlnewport
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was our first visit to the museum and it is a place that should not be missed .It is part of our heritage and they are keeping alive this important part of our history. Paul Ehler has an incredible grasp of the history of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank dwgrinto
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is a small, intimate museum well stocked and run by former light house keepers' families and descendants. Came to life by the docent, a nephew, who tried to find out your particular interests and enlarge upon them.

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Kathie M
Reviewed 19 August 2015

On the Eastern Shore Marine Drive near Queensport Nova Scotia is a non-nondescript building that may have been a school once upon a time. Today the building contains a range of items covering more than a century of lighthouse technology. The curator is extremely knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank dhankinson
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