Closed for the winter season, the Montauk Point Lighthouse will reopen to welcome visitors on March 23. Check out the Museum, the Tower and the Gift Shop.
The Montauk Point Lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in New York State. The Lighthouse was authorized by the Second Congress, under President George Washington, in 1792. Construction began on June 7, 1796, and was completed on November 5, 1796. It still serves as an aid to navigation.
The Montauk Point Lighthouse was designated a National Historic Landmark in recognition of the property’s national significance in the history of the United States on March 5, 2012, by the Secretary of the Interior.
* Children up to 12 years old. Minimum height requirement to climb tower is 41”.
There is an $8 parking fee; visitors 62 and older with a valid NYS driver's license may park for free.