“Best lighthouse museum!” — Brandon, Vlavin, Cathi & Marissa Holst
Visit the "Captain Angus Brown" gift shop where a variety of products made by Island Artisans is displayed. Sea glass items, landscape photos and sand art are a main feature. A nautical theme enhances this gift shop.
Feel at home in this 1950’s kitchen. Informal gathering place for family, friends and visitors. Many artifacts from yesteryear on display.
Discover the location of many Island Lighthouses featured on the “Lighthouse Wall”. Beautiful Sea Glass display. History of the Lightkeeper’s depicted through photos, documentation, etc.
Sail back in time! Room depicts the history of the ferry service between Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Original artifacts on display from ferries.
First Crossing was made in 1941 by the Prince Nova. She carried fourteen vehicles, and her captain was Captain Dicks. He later became well known with his connection to rum-running.
Experience the danger and excitement of rum-running which occurred during Prohibition!
PEI was the first province in Canada to have the Prohibition Act in 1901 and the last province to relinquish it in 1948.
See original artifacts off the Nelly J. Banks, the most famous schooner during this era. Learn the history of this period through photos, text, mural, etc.
Go back in time and imagine the life of the “Lightkeeper”. This room will give a glimpse of what that life may have been. Set with personal paraphernalia of the keeper.
Mystery and the unknown await…Discover the Burning/Phantom Ship as its mast burns in a sea of flame. Read about the many local sightings. Perhaps you will see for yourself the famed Burning/Phantom Ship as it navigates through the waters of Northumberland Strait!
Calm and cozy is the feeling in this little bedroom. Artifacts from yesteryear enhance the décor of this room from lace handkerchiefs to an adorned period dresser.
Video of PEI fishery industry. Wall mural depicting local fishermen. Buoy display as well as artifacts from the fisheries industry.
Imagine yourself tending to the light!
Used to store supplies and equipment needed for running the light. A barrel of water and two bags of sand were kept in the room in case of fire.
Original air and kerosene tanks on display in this room.
Spectacular 360-degree view of rich, red coastline that you won’t soon forget, after climbing the 54 steps to the top tower.