Fort Point Museum

Months of Operation

June 1 - August 31

Hours Of Operation

10am–5pm (also weekends in Sep); O/S by appointment; park open year-round.


100 Fort Point Rd, LaHave, South Shore


T: 902-688-1632



National Historic Site. Community museum in towering lighthouse chronicles history of the area from 1632, when Fort Ste Marie de Grâce was founded as first capital of New France, to present. The fort was abandoned in 1636; later, a lighthouse station was erected on the site. Stunning ocean views. French garden, beach, 3.5-acre park.

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Facilities / Services

Bus tours
Gift shop
Picnic tables
Limited accessibility

Detailed Information

Admission: Admission free.
Directions: Off Rte 331.