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Dunkirk Lighthouse & Veterans Park Museum

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Great afternoon tour

We stopped in here on a beautiful August day and took the tour of the light house and checked out... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
pennyforthoughts
Engaging tour and beautiful setting for this well maintained old light.

You can tell the volunteers are passionate about their lighthouse. Bring the kids for an engaging... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Gina P
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1 Lighthouse Point Drive, Dunkirk, NY 14048
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We like to get off the freeway a bit when we can. Since we overnighted in Dunkirk, we decided to drive by this spot as a detour back to the freeway as we enjoy light houses. We did not take the tour but did walk...More

Thank kgilbert78
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We are from Iowa approximately800 miles away & made a special plan to go out of the way to see the lighthouse on the way to Niagara Falls as my wife collects lighthouse things. With all that said we showed up @ 5 minutes to...More

Thank powerguy2002
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Until I found this on TripAdvisor, no one in my family had ever heard of a lighthouse in Dunkirk. And my father grew up in Dunkirk! We've lived in Chautauqua County for decades! Granted it's not a lighthouse like you will see in Maine or...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

We stopped in here on a beautiful August day and took the tour of the light house and checked out the museum. We very much enjoyed the rooms dedicated to the US military. they have museum rooms for the Army, Air force, Marines, Navy and...More

Thank pennyforthoughts
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

You can tell the volunteers are passionate about their lighthouse. Bring the kids for an engaging tour of the lightkeeprs quarters and see one of the Great Lakes original Fresnel lights! Most impressive. Special events here include Shakespeare on the Lake each July and a...More

Thank Gina P
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Folks. this is a great Lighthouse & Museum stop. this is a guided tour of one the great lighthouse on Lake Erie, our guide was Grace a young lady of 14 years old, very knowledgeable and fun to listen to with her great sense of...More

Thank Bartteb
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

You can tour the grounds any time for free. But in order to see inside the living quarters and climb to the top of the lighthouse you must pay for the guided tour. Our guide was a young as were most other guides that I...More

Thank Misty L
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Right on lake by veterans park museum lot of history on war of 1812 lot of anchors boats to get pictures of on grounds

Thank Albert W
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We love lighthouses and try to find them wherever we travel. 😀 We spent almost 2 hours at Dunkirk Lighthouse and Museum. We were greeted by very friendly staff. Our young guide, Olivia, was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and sweet. The view of Lake Erie is...More

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We had expected to spend only a hour at Dunkirk Lighthouse but happily spent two hours. Our expert volunteer tour guide was interesting and very informative as he guided us through the house, up the tower, and into a small museum. Another couple joined us...More

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