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Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum, Montauk

Categories: Lighthouses, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web
Visit Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum to stroll the coastal landscape and take in the views. The first lighthouse built in New York, it's in the state park bearing the same name. Start at the Conway Visitor Center at the base of Turtle Hill, just below the lighthouse and keeper's quarters. Here you'll learn about the construction of the lighthouse and its role in maritime safety over the years. Your ticket allows you to climb the tower and tour the keeper's quarters. Plan to see Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Montauk tourist route planner.
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  • I love long Island. The point is so beautiful. It is so beautiful. I lived on Long Island half my life and only been the light house a few times but it is just so beautiful it feels as if you have nev...  read more »
  • Beautiful destination when you're in the Hamptons. Visit weather. A rough seas and a strong wind will make your visit perfect. The Lighthouse is actually nothing special. The views from the top of but sensational. 10 dollars, are slightly overpriced... admission and $8 parking fee
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  • This was our second time here. It is a special part of Montauk history and we love going there. My only complaint is the $8 parking. Too steep. Plus $10 per person to go to the lighthouse. 
  • What are you up for today? Fishing! Going to the beach! Tour of the lighthouse! Visiting wildlife conservation full of animals and birds! All while being few minutes way from a town full of restaurants, more beaches, expressive yachts and amazing views. I'm going back again this week. :)
  • This is a simply gorgeous location, with the lighthouse an added bonus. Park for $8, or free after 4 pm. You must also pay extra to enter the lighthouse grounds, which includes a very nice museum and the 130 narrow, steep steps up to the top. The view is a stunning expanse of beach cliffs, sky and ocean, and worth each step! I love this place, it's a must-see in Montauk. If you can, go during "lighthouse days," a special weekend usually in August where they include historical reenactments and a craft fair.
  • $8 to park and $10 to get into the museam. This is not a double charge - the parking lot is run by the state and the museam is a non-profit organization. Do not skimp on the museam. It's fabulous. Go on a weekday. Crowd is not bad, you can look at all the exhibits and climb to the top of the lighthouse. Friendly, local staff. I highly recommend this.
  • A very long drive to get here but a beautiful place. Fantastic views, very solitary, very peaceful. Lots of parking. You can even go to the top of the lighthouse (most of the time) if you have the guts (but it isn't free). Definitely worth the cost of admission to go to the 'museum' because there is a lot of great space to walk around and get a good view of the ocean.
  • It's just so beautiful here. Not much more I can say. Amazing view in a gorgeous area. A lot to enjoy with friends or family. My daughter is only 8yrs old and she loved every second of it. So did our TGT team.
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