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Seal Island Lighthouse Museum

The Old Courthouse 2401, Hwy. 3, Barrington, Nova Scotia B0W 1E0, Canada
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What? Fake?

Yes it's a replica of the original. I was disappointed but got over it quickly. It's a good tour... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Chuck B
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Yuma, Arizona
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Locals welcome you to discover inner workings of lighthouse

Great to be welcomed by locals. For 5 CAD you can go in and see what a lighthouse looks like from... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
VGriet
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Mechelen, Belgium
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The Old Courthouse 2401, Hwy. 3, Barrington, Nova Scotia B0W 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Yes it's a replica of the original. I was disappointed but got over it quickly. It's a good tour with some local blarney thrown in. Location is great and parking is good. Not for large rv's though. They have the original lense, impressive. Btw there...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Great to be welcomed by locals. For 5 CAD you can go in and see what a lighthouse looks like from the inside. Opening times Mon-fri 9.30-5.30 Weekend 1pm-5pm

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Wonderful lighthouse with fabulous views! We stopped in for a look and took a tour of the place. Very interesting lighthouse, its a replica to 1/2 scale of the original. The 2 ladies giving the tour were just great. It was only 2 of us...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a replica built of the original lighthouse with the original light glass. It is an informative tour by young students of the area lighthouse and some history of its time. They were friendly and informative.

Thank Blair R
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I love seeing all of the lighthouses in rural Nova Scotia ❤️ One of my favourite parts of exploring the coastlines of the province !

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

A very good display of what a working lighthouse is like. Good opportunity to witness what a lightkeeper was responsible for.

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Reviewed 18 September 2015

I made a quick stop at this location. There were no other patrons present during my visit, and I only stuck my head in the door to advise the working representative of my intention to obtain drone footage of the outside, as part of my...More

1  Thank Peyts69
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

I was very surprised about the fee to come into the lighthouse. I understand all need to have money to operate but this surprised me. And the neighbor's dog was not leashed and though it's just a little poodle type of dog, came running, barking...More

Thank Diane S
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

This museum was a fun visit back in time. The most fun part was our tour guide. I believe her name was Stephanie (not positive). She really knew what she was talking about, was comfortable with it and loved it. She spent the first 2-3...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2015

Easy to find and quite interesting we have seen this many years before so we just stopped to enjoy our coffee and look at the view. Worth the time to visit.

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