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“A sea View” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Montauk Point Lighthouse

Montauk Point Lighthouse
2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954
631-668-2544
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Montauk
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Owner description: Located on the tip of Long Island, the oldest lighthouse in New York State offers a museum, gift shop and tours.
Indianapolis, Indiana
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“A sea View”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

The light house is worth a visit, it is historic and the museum has interesting information. The area around the lighthouse is also very interesting since it is the furthest point in Long Island. The only downside is the cost; $8.00 to park and $9.00 per adult to get in. I did not mind the cost since it probably is very expenses to maintain.

Visited September 2012
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East Nassau, New York
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“Fishermans Paradise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

There were lots of fishermen catching Stripers in front of the lighthouse from the sea wall. Bring a wetsuit, there is lots of spray

Visited September 2012
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New York City, New York
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“lighthouse”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The $8 charge for parking should include entrance to the lighthouse rather than an additional $9 pp charge to the lighthouse.

Visited September 2012
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freeport NY
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“The Montauk Lighthouse makes for fine photos and walks.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Been here many, many times in my life. Just this summer we returned again. There's a fee for parking but worth it. Be prepared for a full day of relaxing and learning. There's a fee for going into the lighthouse. I have done it once and the view from above is heavenly. It was our first president George Washington who commissioned this lighthouse in the late 1700s. Much of the shopre has been claimed by the sea but in recent years there have been supporting suppliments to help keep erosion factor to a minimum.

There's a small beach restaurant with OK fare. Nothing great. The walks along the rocky coast are wonderful on a nice day.

Very important. in that same area is Camp hero, another State Park that has an interesting history being a secret place for our govenment during wwII and the cold war. It's right there, but easy to miss. Ask the toll guy about it and for two for better rates.

Visited June 2012
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Groton, Connecticut
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“Well worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

The lighthouse is beautiful to see and make sure you listen to the tour guide and ask questions. Climbing to the top is cool...but you only have a little spot to go outside.

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