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The Point Clark Lighthouse is a National Historic Site and was one of the first ‘imperial towers’ to flash its light. Six of these majestic towers were built by John Brown on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay in the 1850s. Built of limestone from nearby...more
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530 Lighthouse Road | Huron-Kinloss, Point Clark, Ontario, Canada
Well, maybe not but it's OK to tell the kids that. To the north you can see the Bruce Generating Station and to the south, the Goderich skyline, such as it is. There is a tight circular staircase with places to bump your head. Your...More
Take the guided tour (it’s not a lot!) but when you go into the lighthouse, watch your head. It’s low and I whacked mine really good. They need a sign or padding, or both!
The steps are really steep, and the last few are a...More
We had a group (bus) visiting the site before it was technically open for the season. A delightful young man was assigned to assist us and he opened the small museum and led the courageous ones to the top of the lighthouse. Some of the...More
we were disappointed that the buildings and lighthouse were closed when we went to visit this park free for Canada 150 but we did enjoy the grounds and the view. There are informative plaques explaining the lighthouse and the extensive repairs it had to undergo....More
The Point Clark lighthouse reopened after an extensive repair and the tour is well worth doing. It is a beautiful and historically significant building. Pay your fee in the small museum area beside the lighthouse. Groups seem to be small. You're led up more than...More
The drive to the lighthouse was interesting and the small waterfront park beside it (town park, I believe) was enjoyable. The lighthouse itself was OK but nothing special, especially if you compare it to Nova Scotia's lighthouses. It was closed but would not have paid...More
We stopped by as we were at a nearby beach, beautiful lighthouse and great for pictures. Cute ice cream shop nearby (5 min walk), otherwise there's not much to do other than take in the scene and relax! We did not opt to pay for...More
A nice photo op if you are nearby, but not worth going out of your way or paying to enter. At $7.50 per adult, it is definitely overpriced for a tiny, lackluster "museum" and a nice view. Save your money and spend some time on...More