Tour Information

Tours Self-guided tours available. Costumed interpreters located throughout the site. Advance noticed is preferred for motorcoach tours. Call for details on special programs and demonstrations.
Recommended Tour Length 1.5 to 3 hours
(Subject to change
without notice)
Adult $10
Child (under 6 years) Free
Child (6-17) $4
Senior (65+) $8
Family $25
Group Rate $8
Hours of Operation

Open year round
May 1st to mid-October
Open Daily, 9:00am-5:00pm

mid-October to April 30th
Wed. - Sun., 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location 4568 Route 12
New Ross, Nova Scotia, Canada
Located on the Lighthouse Route
How to get there Take exit 9 from Highway 103 or exit 13 from Highway 101. Continue along Route 12 and follow signs.
Contact Information Phone: (902) 689-2210 or
Toll-free: 1-877-689-2210
Fax: (902) 689-2264
Parking Visitor and motorcoach parking available in the visitor lot.
Bilingual Services  Not available at this time.
Gift Shop Large gift shop featuring items crafted on-site, books, old-fashioned candy and more.
Food Services Self-serve coffee, cookies, and refreshments are available on site.


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