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Montauk Point Lighthouse

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Best time of year in Montauk

Its just a wonderful time of year to visit Montauk. The weather is normally perfect. The. Crowds... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Even the cooler, wet weather couldn't spoil the day

This whole area is beautiful, and the lighthouse is just one of the many stops to make along the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Located on the tip of Long Island, the oldest lighthouse in New York State offers a museum, gift shop and tours.
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2000 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5600
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All reviews light house long island gift shop worth the climb spiral staircase small museum entrance fee per adult walk up on the rocks beautiful view great place to visit montauk point the atlantic ocean worth the trip beautiful spot interesting history
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Its just a wonderful time of year to visit Montauk. The weather is normally perfect. The. Crowds of tourists are gone but its still very active if you want to be in the scene.The Lighthouse has a nice tour. A nice gift shop. Many interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This whole area is beautiful, and the lighthouse is just one of the many stops to make along the way. The beach/bay was beautiful. Great beach combing for sure. The weather was cool with intermittent rain, but we forged on! Their bathrooms are a bonus....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just so Beautiful and peaceful this time of year! Must go and See ! Be really careful driving to “The Point” lots of Deer on side of Road. Stop by Gurney’s to warm up. Love Montauk in the Winter.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vegman58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my family to see the lighting of the holiday lights on the lighthouse. It was certainly something to see! The event wasn't all that well organized. However, considering that it was free with an option for donation, I wasn't disappointed. The band playing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Princess279
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Driving up and seeing Montauk Lighthouse perched up on the hill is breathtaking ! Seeing only by water a few times it was well worth the ride out to see it. There was no charge for parking and a charge to go onto the Lighthouse...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brernick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a incredible view of the ocean you can walk down to the beach or sit in the restaurant with a view if its to cold I have been here before and always visit when in Montauk it never gets old

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter was visiting with her two children so we waited til 4 pm when parking becomes free and explored beach on sound side then walked around to ocean side. Just a magical spot filled with beauty! Also a great place to watch the sunrise...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lomitola
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Worth the visit. Great views and at the very tip of Long Island. You can climb to the top of the lighthouse if you wish.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NorthStar47393293479
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

What an awesome experience! The power of the 50 mph wind and the raging 17 ft Seas. Unfortunately the light house was closed. I would have loved to have that view. Need to return in blue sky weather.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rjm-12817
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately when we went it was closed. The closest we could get was to the closed sign. We were excited to see the actual lighthouse but we think it was closed since the weather was “not permitting”. We recommend you double check even if the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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August 23, 2018|
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Response from Presto67 | Reviewed this property |
The lighthouse is about 5 to 6 miles from the town of montauk. That is quite a long walk.
July 11, 2018|
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Response from Cathy B | Reviewed this property |
Possibly Malibu motel. Or daunts. Albatross.
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July 7, 2018|
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Response from jlb7271 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, people were walking about with their dogs.
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Driving thru Long Island (9 Replies)
I have never been to Long Island and thought I can do a side trip thru Long Island from MA to MD. We are booked for an early ferry ride from New London, CT to Orient Point, NY on a weekday in July from there I'm clueless. I read many previous posts but still confused? What places would you suggest for a quick best of Long Island Tour? Is there a scenic drive you can recommend? We plan to walk around Greenport then ??? What is the fee to enter Robert Moses Beach is worth a very short...More
June 25, 2011|
Response fromRemay28|
Just did a bit more research and would like someone to advise if this is the best way to get from Orient Point to Montauk?.... Ferry from New London to Orient Point then drive to Greenpoint take the North Ferry to Shelter Island then take the South Ferry to Sag Harbor. How long would this journey take from Orient Point to Sag Harbor? How crowded are the North and South Ferries on a Thursday morning in July? Is it easier than it sounds?