Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse National Historic Site - Historic Places Days

Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse National Historic Site

Rimouski, Québec
1034, Du Phare Street, Rimouski, QC
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1 888 773-8888

From atop Pointe-au-Père lighthouse, the St. Lawrence appears even more magnificent than at ground level. On the shore of what is considered one of the most difficult waterways to navigate, the Pointe-au-Père navigational aid station has provided the best pilots to take charge of ships sailing between North America and Europe, making it a vital site. As well, it was also off Pointe-au-Père that the grand cruise ship, the Empress of Ireland, tragically sank in 1914.


  • Family-Friendly
  • Food and Beverages
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Parkland
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access


1034, Du Phare Street, Rimouski, QC
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