Fort Point Museum

Record #: TOB0043
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2016
Last Full Update: 23 Jun 2014


Located In LaHave
Where To Find Us
100 Fort Point Rd
LaHave, NS B0R 1C0
Areas Served Lunenburg County


Phone (902) 688-1632 
Phone winter: (902) 688-2399
Mailing Address PO Box 99 
LaHave, NS B0R 1C0
Fax (902) 688-1632

Description & Services

Information The museum is located in a former lighthouse keeper's cottage. The point is enriched by 400 years of history, starting with the arrival of Champlain in 1604 and followed by a French settlement established by the Lieutenant General and Viceroy of New France, Isaac de Razilly.  
This community museum is operated by the Lunenburg County Historical Society.  
Services & Activities: Interpretive displays , Research Services: Archival Records - Genealogical Research - Library, Classes and Workshops , Guided Tours - Bilingual Services , Children's Activities , Facility Rentals , Nature Trails, Walks or Gardens , Gift shop  
Volunteer Services Available - Training Offered 
Member Privileges: Participation in museum activities, receive newsletter, first to know of upcoming events, Picnic Area. It's a great site to have a picnic!  
The view on the point where the river and the ocean meet is amazing!  
You can also have access to Fort Point Beach where you can find 400 years old beach glass.
Hours Open: June 1 to September 30, Daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm.  
OR year round by appointment. Grounds open all year round.