Signal Hill National Historic Site

230 Signal Hill Road
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador NL 

Phone: 709-772-5367

Signal Hill National Historic Site

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This historic site celebrates the rich communications and military history of Signal Hill and sits amidst a spectacular view of St. John's and the sea. 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.

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On behalf of the people of Canada, we protect and present nationally significant examples of Canada's natural and cultural heritage, and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure the ecological and

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Founded: 1901
Parking: Parking Lot

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Past Events

Countdown to Lighting the Signal Hill Star!

Countdown to Lighting the Signal Hill Star!
01:00 pm - 05 December 2017

At Signal Hill National Historic Site

The #SignalHillStar is such an important tradition in St. John’s that it deserves a big countdown! This week join Parks Canada, takeCHARGE NL and the Canadian...

Learn to Camp on Signal Hill / Initiation au camping

Learn to Camp on Signal Hill / Initiation au camping
10:30 am - 19 August 2017

At Signal Hill National Historic Site

Come spend the night at Signal Hill and enjoy the experience of camping! Be inspired by our exceptional landscapes and natural treasures and remember them for a...

Sketch and Paint the Cape

Sketch and Paint the Cape
12:00 pm - 18 August 2017

At Signal Hill National Historic Site

Feeling artsy? In order to celebrate Canada 150, join us to Paint and Sketch the Cape! In partnership with the Canadian Coast Guard NL Region Alumni Association,...

Sunset Savasana on Signal Hill: Sun, Aug 6

Sunset Savasana on Signal Hill: Sun, Aug 6
07:30 pm - 06 August 2017

At Signal Hill National Historic Site

// SAVE THE DATE! // SUNDAY, AUGUST 6: SUNSET SAVASANA ON SIGNAL HILL CLASS STARTS 7:30PM, ARRIVE BY 7PM TO CHECK IN Join us for our annual sunset yoga class hosted...

The Tempest by William Shakespeare

The Tempest by William Shakespeare
06:00 pm - 14 July 2017

At Signal Hill National Historic Site

William Shakespeare's The Tempest Directed by Paul Rowe Home Port: The first show Shakespeare by the Sea ever performed, revisited for its 25th anniversary, supported...

Great Canadian Picnic and Fireworks #Canada150

Great Canadian Picnic and Fireworks #Canada150
10:30 am - 09 July 2017

At Signal Hill National Historic Site

POSTPONEMENT!!! Due to tomorrow's forecast, The Great Canadian Picnic has been postponed to Sunday, July 9th. However, we are still planning to go ahead with the...

Canada Day Sunrise Event #Canada150

Canada Day Sunrise Event #Canada150
06:00 am - 01 July 2017

At Signal Hill National Historic Site

Be the first in the country to celebrate #Canada150! Join us and the City of St. John's on July 1st for a special Canada Day Sunrise Event to commemorate Memorial...

7th Annual Whale Festival at Cape Spear

7th Annual Whale Festival at Cape Spear
10:00 am - 25 June 2017

At Signal Hill National Historic Site

Every year thousands of whales migrate to the waters of the east coast of Newfoundland and Labrador to feed. The Cape Spear - Petty Harbour region annually witnesses...

St. John's Days Noon Day Gun

St. John's Days Noon Day Gun
12:00 pm - 23 June 2017

At Signal Hill National Historic Site

Watch as we fire the noon day gun to offically launch St. John's Days. Due to paving of the upper lot nearest Cabot Tower, the cannon launch will take place on...

Signal Hill Star Gala : Shining a Light on Mental Health

Signal Hill Star Gala : Shining a Light on Mental Health
04:30 pm - 11 December 2016

At Signal Hill National Historic Site

(French follows) This time of year, although joyful for many, can be especially difficult for those of us struggling with mental health issues. It’s easy to feel...

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