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Musée des phares

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Date Founded: 
1906
Mission: 

larger_IMG_2575.sm_.JPGErected in 1906 and still operational, this lighthouse has a unique wooden structure. The rotation of the lighting module is still operated by the original clockwork system (cable and weights). Spectacular view from the top of the walkway. Guided visits. In the adjacent building, a permanent exhibit gives you a glimpse of the genius, from the 1700's to today, behind the development of lighthouse lights and the evolution of lighthouses as well as their importance to navigators.

Physical Description: 

Lighthouse and grounds.

Collections: 

N/A.

Special Activities: 

Guided tours; permanent exhibition.

Publications: 

N/A.

Business Hours: 

Early June to end of September, daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fees: 

Admission fees. Reservations recommended for groups of 15 people or more during the season.

Languages:

No English
French
Address: 

Musée des phares
10, avenue du Phare
La Martre, Québec G0E 2H0

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Telephone: 
(418) 288-5698