Cape Bear Lighthouse / Marconi Museum | 902-962-2917
Built in 1881, this 3-story square tower had guided fishermen and sailors along PEI’s Northumberland Strait. The view from the lighthouse tower reveals beaches, cliffs and marine life such as seals. Cape Bear was one of the seven Marconi stations that went into service in 1905. On April 12, 1910 when the Titanic was sinking, the Cape Bear station was the first Canadian land station to receive the SOS.
East Point Lighthouse | 902-357-2718
This 64-foot lighthouse was built in 1867 and is still operating. It is also one of the busiest aids to navigation stations for both deep sea traffic and the inshore and offshore fishery. Guided tours are available and visitors find terrific views from the tower.
Panmure Island Lighthouse and Museum | 902-969-9380
Built in 1853 by local craftsmen using shipbuilding techniques, Panmure Island Lighthouse is PEI’s oldest wooden lighthouse. Climb four flights of stairs and ladders, through our collection of museum artifacts, into the tower for the views of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, beautiful Panmure Island Beach and surrounding land. Or skip the last three flights of stairs and take a “virtual tour”, including drone footage of the views.
Point Prim Lighthouse | 902-659-2768
This is the oldest of Prince Edward Island’s lighthouses. Built in 1845 and designed by Province House architect Isaac Smith, this 60-foot tower is the only round brick lighthouse in the province. The Lighthouse has exhibits and display panels and visitors can climb to the top.
Souris Historic Lighthouse | 902-687-2251
The lighthouse presents a display of marine and fishery artifacts, its original Fresnel lens, a detailed history of the Souris Port along with an explanation about the formation of sea glass with many “jewels of the sea” samples. The 4th floor contains the lantern room and balcony from which visitors can admire a panoramic view of Colville Bay, the town and port where the Magdalen Islands ferry stops.
West Point Lighthouse Inn and Museum | 902-859-3605
Built in 1875, the West Point Lighthouse is located on the southwest tip of PEI with a spectacular view of the Northumberland Strait. Photographs, maps, tools, lamps, log books, and other artifacts tell the story of PEI lighthouses with an emphasis on the importance of seafaring in the early history of the West Point Area.
Wood Islands Lighthouse Museum | 902-962-3110
Founded in 1876, the lighthouse is an interpretive museum with 10-plus themed rooms including a rum-running room, a fisheries room and a coastal room with sea glass. Climb the fifty-four steps to the lantern room where the 360 view of coastal splendor will amaze you!