NOTE: The Lighthouse, grounds, and museum are closed for the season. The gift shop will be open weekends from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. through December 19th.

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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.