Visit the historic lighthouse

Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site


  • Schedule: Offered seasonally between 10:30am - 5:30pm. Check out our hours of operation for more schedule details.
  • Cost: Included in site admission fee.
  • Location: Historic Lighthouse (at the top of the stairs)

Head to the historic Cape Spear Lighthouse; the oldest surviving lighthouse in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Let our guides sweep you away into the simple, isolated life of a light keeping family in the 1830s. Hear tales of the Cantwell family, who for generations, lived and worked on this most easterly point of land. Let yourself be charmed by the period furnishings and unique design of this historic structure.

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