Cape Bear Lighthouse & Marconi Station - Historic Places Days

Cape Bear Lighthouse & Marconi Station

Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island
Type
Lighthouse
Address
42 Black Brook Road, Murray Harbour, PE, Canada
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Hours
Daily 10am to 6pm, starting June 20th. Last tour at 5:45pm.

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Located just 25 km from the Wood Islands Ferry, Cape Bear Lighthouse stands on Prince Edward Island’s Southeast coast.

Established in 1881, it is still in operation today, with a light visible for up to 22 km (14 miles) and an amazing view of the Northumberland Strait and Nova Scotia.

Climb to the lantern room to view the panoramic vista of cliffs, beaches, fishing boats, and marine life. Learn about Cape Bear Marconi Station’s unique connection to the RMS Titanic disaster,  and view displays depicting the past life of the Cape Bear area.

Visit the Signal Shop for crafts made by local artisans, and bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at the picnic tables on site.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking

Fun Facts

This square, three storey structure with gabled windows has been moved twice, in 1946 and 2015, due to bank erosion.

Events At This Place

Open House & Cake Auction

Cape Bear Lighthouse & Marconi Station

24 August, 2024 | 2pm to 4pm AST

Location

42 Black Brook Road, Murray Harbour, PE, Canada
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