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Dunkirk Lighthouse & Veterans Park Museum

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Great afternoon tour

We stopped in here on a beautiful August day and took the tour of the light house and checked out... read more

Reviewed yesterday
pennyforthoughts
Engaging tour and beautiful setting for this well maintained old light.

You can tell the volunteers are passionate about their lighthouse. Bring the kids for an engaging... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gina P
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1 Lighthouse Point Drive, Dunkirk, NY 14048
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+1 716-366-5050
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in here on a beautiful August day and took the tour of the light house and checked out the museum. We very much enjoyed the rooms dedicated to the US military. they have museum rooms for the Army, Air force, Marines, Navy and...More

Thank pennyforthoughts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can tell the volunteers are passionate about their lighthouse. Bring the kids for an engaging tour of the lightkeeprs quarters and see one of the Great Lakes original Fresnel lights! Most impressive. Special events here include Shakespeare on the Lake each July and a...More

Thank Gina P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Folks. this is a great Lighthouse & Museum stop. this is a guided tour of one the great lighthouse on Lake Erie, our guide was Grace a young lady of 14 years old, very knowledgeable and fun to listen to with her great sense of...More

Thank Bartteb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can tour the grounds any time for free. But in order to see inside the living quarters and climb to the top of the lighthouse you must pay for the guided tour. Our guide was a young as were most other guides that I...More

Thank Misty L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right on lake by veterans park museum lot of history on war of 1812 lot of anchors boats to get pictures of on grounds

Thank Albert W
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We love lighthouses and try to find them wherever we travel. 😀 We spent almost 2 hours at Dunkirk Lighthouse and Museum. We were greeted by very friendly staff. Our young guide, Olivia, was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and sweet. The view of Lake Erie is...More

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We had expected to spend only a hour at Dunkirk Lighthouse but happily spent two hours. Our expert volunteer tour guide was interesting and very informative as he guided us through the house, up the tower, and into a small museum. Another couple joined us...More

Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I visited Dunkirk lighthouse with a couple of friends and the tour was amazing. The gentleman that runs the grounds does a fantastic job and I applaud him for all his effort. Being able to walk to the top of the lighthouse and see the...More

Thank 461krose
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Visit and walk through house and see lots of historic relics, walk to the top of light house. Beautiful view, can see Canada in clear day. And military museum and relics are extensive. Tour guides are young teens and have been trained well. Ask for...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tour. Friendly service . Best exhibit we have ever seen of veterans memorabilia.. lighthouse history and beautiful grounds , treated with respect and dignity. Will visit again for sure.

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