Fort Point Lighthouse Park

Months of Operation

May 20 - October 8

Hours Of Operation

Park is open year-round. Lighthouse open Tuesday - Sunday.


21 Fort Lane, Liverpool, South Shore


T: 902-354-3456

T: 800-655-5741

O/S: 902-354-5741



Situated in Liverpool on the South Shore, Fort Point Lighthouse Park is the site where deMonts and Champlain landed in 1604 and a Privateers’ fort that defended the town and the trading routes in the 18th Century.  The park surrounding this Provincial Heritage Property is open year-round offering picnic tables, interpretive panels and a beautiful view of Liverpool Harbour and Coffin Island Lighthouse.

Fort Point Lighthouse has stood since 1855 and is open to visitors seasonally; guided tours with costumed interpreters and viewing binoculars are available. Heritage of the “Port of Privateers” is displayed in interpretive panels, models, and audiovisual presentations. Operated by Lane's Privateer Inn, the Lighthouse houses a gift shop featuring Taste of Nova Scotia items as well as coffee, freshly baked sweets and ice cream. Bus tours are welcome.

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Facilities / Services

Bus tours
Gift shop
Picnic tables
Limited accessibility

Detailed Information

Admission: Admission free; donations accepted.