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.
Hours of operation
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
July 13 to September 7, 2020
Free admission for youth 17 and under. Other fees still apply.
For information about fees, please consult Pointe-au-Père Maritime Historic Site.
Telephone toll-free: 1-888-773-8888