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Montauk Point Lighthouse

Closed Now: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Weekend getaway

I've been coming here since I was a kid. It so great to share it with my children now. I absolutely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David G
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Week end outing

My toilet light house is very pretty very nice has similar shops what can I say it was a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christopher B
Aberdeen, Maryland
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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
+1 631-668-2544
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All reviews light house long island gift shop spiral staircase small museum entrance fee per adult walk up on the rocks beautiful view great place to visit the atlantic ocean montauk point worth the trip beautiful spot interesting history off season
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here since I was a kid. It so great to share it with my children now. I absolutely LOVE Montauk and this is a definitely one of the places we come everytime we come. The views are absolutely spectacular. You definitely need...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My toilet light house is very pretty very nice has similar shops what can I say it was a beautiful view I go there again and again

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. We were just a little disappointed because on their schedule it says they were suppose to be open, unfortunately when we get there only the gift shop was open. However, we get the chance to go around the area through the beach. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tazmanianboy08
Reviewed 25 January 2019

Traveled with a friend on Labor day weekend. She had never seen the ocean before. Took LIRR all the way out. Easy to catch a cab from the town to the light house.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 17 January 2019

We have been long time second homeowners in East Hampton and to this day still regard the MTK Light as a must see treasure for our family and guests. Whether from land or sea, the views are breathtaking from this incredible vantage point. One of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

It was freezing cold with the Winter winds (bring isolating coats and warm hats) but nevertheless the view is breathtaking and the place is just charming. There is a large parking lot with restrooms and even a nice playground for the kids.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank adventix
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Excellent views of the shore along the way. We like coming in the winter-- very quiet and peaceful. The parking area has a restroom, picnic and small playground. *Gasoline prices on Long Island appear to be cheaper than the mainland-- especially in the Ronkonkoma area....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018 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
1  Thank MontaukIrish
Reviewed 12 December 2018

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
Thank Cherylsj757
Reviewed 10 December 2018 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
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8 January 2019|
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Response from TQ436 | Reviewed this property |
You'll definitely need a car, taxi, uber, etc... to get around and fully experience all that Montauk has to offer.
24 August 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.
12 July 2018|
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Response from Cathy B | Reviewed this property |
Possibly Malibu motel. Or daunts. Albatross.