The Lighthouse Grounds OPEN - 7 days a week 11:00am – 4:00pm, weather permitting thru December 20 / Gift Shop and Grounds OPEN Thur – Mon: 11:00am – 4:00pm thru end of November. Museum OPEN Fri - Mon, CLOSED for the season on November 29. Gift Shop and Grounds OPEN Fri – Mon: 11:00am – 4:00pm weather permitting thru December 20:

The Lighthouse Tower remains TEMPORARILY CLOSED because of the Coronavirus crisis. We'll be sure to let you know as soon as we have a date for the tower reopening.

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Welcome to the Montauk Point Lighthouse, 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. This National Historic Landmark has been part of Long Island’s land and seascape for over 200 years and still serves as an active aid to navigation.