Signal Hill National Historic Site of Canada

St. John's

The Site celebrates the rich communications & military history of Signal Hill & sits amidst a spectacular view of St. John's & the coastline. Signal Hill was the reception point of the first transatlantic wireless signal by Guglielmo Marconi in 1901, as well as the site of harbour defences for St. John's from the 18th century to the Second World War. Signal Hill visitors enjoy militay performances, hiking & special programs such as the Rum Tastings & Mess Dinner & summer concerts.

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Visitor Centre, Cabot Tower, EXPLORA GPS tour, cafe, gift shop, washrooms, walking/hiking trails, lookout, Signal Hill Tattoo and other live military animation on site during July and August, Newfoundland Chocolate Cafe located at the visitor centre.

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Adult $3.90, senior $3.40, youth $1.90, family $9.80, discounted passes available.

Contact Information

230 Signal Hill Road , St. John's
47.5712, -52.6806 (Download GPX)
May 21 - Oct 15
+1 (888) 773 8888
+1 (709) 772 6709
+1 (709) 772 5367
+1 (709) 772 4734
+1 (709) 772 6388


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