AAA Editor Notes
Pembroke Hydro Museum is at jct. 283 Pembroke St. W. and Frank Nighbor St. Pembroke was the first city in Canada to have electric street lights; the lights went on in 1884. The museum, in the former Pembroke Electric Light Co. Ltd., commemorates this event with displays of some of the original light fixtures and other items dating to the late 19th century. The history of the electrical industry also is traced. The museum is the site of one of the murals that grace downtown buildings.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.