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Dunkirk Lighthouse & Veterans Park Museum

1 Lighthouse Point Drive, Dunkirk, NY 14048
+1 716-366-5050
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Very lovely Veterans park and lighthouse.

Very nice time at this location. Very friendly staff. Lots to see. A staff member is with you on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Youngstown, Ohio
Great place to watch the lake

We walked the grounds here on a windy Friday afternoon and loved being able to watch the boats sail... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dothan, Alabama
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1 Lighthouse Point Drive, Dunkirk, NY 14048
+1 716-366-5050
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice time at this location. Very friendly staff. Lots to see. A staff member is with you on your tour. You start in the lighthouse keepers cottage which shows the way they lived. Upstairs, which used to be the bedrooms, are lots of memorabilia...More

Thank Rosegipsy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked the grounds here on a windy Friday afternoon and loved being able to watch the boats sail on Lake Erie. It was a quite place and there were some interesting things to see that you did not have to pay for. Worth a...More

Thank dp457
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lighthouse itself is wonderful, but I especially liked that it is located in a park honoring our veterans. The 1st floor of the lighthouse keeper's house is furnished as it was early in the 20th Century while the upper floor is full of military...More

Thank Kanilea361
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We went on 8/13/17. We hit it just right, was a gorgeous day. We first walked the grounds before going to the gift shop to pay for the tour of the lighthouse. Was worth every penny! The view from the top is spectacular! It is...More

Thank kittyeightpaws
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We spent a couple hours at the lighthouse today. Our guide Dave was great! We enjoyed telling him about our Dunkirk connection as well as hearing all about the museum.

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We had a wonderful, informative tour by a young volunteer. He told us many interesting things about life in the lighthouse as well as the military. It was an impressive museum that contained a lot of interesting artifacts. We were impressed by the displays and...More

Thank Bob_Molly_4
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We did not pay the $50 it would have cost to go up in the Lighthouse. The grounds had many interesting historical displays. The gift shop/museum also had a lot to see. It would have been nice if the woman working in the shop would...More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The outdoor exhibits allow the imagination to visualize what it was like during the War of 1812. And, the inside exhibits enhance your experience with detail and many photos. The people are exceedingly friendly and proud of their hometown and its history. We visited when...More

Thank Lindahope L
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful from what we could see. Closed @4 a bit early for a holiday weekend. Looks interesting would like to return.

1  Thank sweetjudy48
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

You can walk around the park for free (which we did) or go on a guided tour. The lighthouse and other monuments are well-kept and they provide a lot of information. Really worth the stop!

1  Thank Ann B
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