Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum

2000 Montauk Hwy.
Montauk, NY 11954- Map It
(631) 668-2544

AAA Editor Notes

Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum, 6 mi. e. on SR 27, is in one of the oldest active lighthouses in the country. The 1796 lighthouse was commissioned by George Washington in 1792. Visitors may climb the 137 steps to the top of the tower. Conway Visitor Center features exhibits pertaining to the region's maritime history, and a video presentation offers additional information about the lighthouse. Backpacks and large bags are not permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$10; $8 (ages 62+); $4 (ages 0-12). Under 41 inches tall are not permitted in the tower. Parking: $8 (at Montauk Point State Park).
Hours: Open daily at 10:30, early May-Columbus Day; closing times vary. Phone for winter schedule. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.