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Montauk Point Lighthouse

2000 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5600
+1 631-668-2544
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Peaceful spot

Even though there were quite some people with us, I felt completely at ease at this spot. You get a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
WitterTom
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Montreal, Canada
Visited in the rain at closing but still worth it!

Beautiful even in the dark rain! We loved it and wish we were able to make it earlier! We will add... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
CricketRDH
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“long island” (133 reviews)
“gift shop” (50 reviews)
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2000 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5600
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"worth the climb"
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"spiral staircase"
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"small museum"
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"on the rocks"
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"piece of history"
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"walk up"
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"great place to visit"
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"beautiful view"
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"montauk point"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Even though there were quite some people with us, I felt completely at ease at this spot. You get a fantastic view of the ocean (especially when you go to the top of the lighthouse which is very worth it). I had my binoculars with...More

Thank WitterTom
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful even in the dark rain! We loved it and wish we were able to make it earlier! We will add to our trip back in June!

Thank CricketRDH
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have not been there go and see it for yourself. It is amazing to stand at the “lands end” and see nothing but the ocean ahead of you. Climb to the top of the lighthouse for a breathtaking view, be careful and wear...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tip of long island is beautiful. They let you walk around the boulders in front of the lighthouse which is great. However, we visited on a Saturday in January and the lighthouse was closed. Still would say it is a "must see" location

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMG - you have to see the light house decorated at Christmas time. It's so cool and VERY DARK when you get there. Be careful going back .there are a lot of deers. The LIGHT HOUSE is Amazing.

Thank Jerry B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great way to spend some time with the kids while the fish are not biting. Make sure you bring them all the way up

Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I drove all the way out to the Hamptons on a visit to Smithtown and they really do turn back to the locals after the Summer. I ate lunch with people who were mostly in construction, farming and fishing. Montauk is super quiet this time...More

Thank Justin W
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Cold rainy windy day on which we took a drive out to Montauk from Northport with our American relative acting as tour guide. Loved the lighthouse - had its Christmas lights on too! Saw seals in the sea hanging with the brave surfers.

Thank LisaVV2014
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Gorgeous setting and views. Interesting museum on site that gives history of the Montauk lighthouse and of Long Island. $11/person for admission.

Thank Bethany K
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Very pretty lighthouse but unfortunately all the grounds are closed for the winter. It would have been nice to have been able to walk around the grounds of the lighthouse even if the light house itself was closed for the winter.

Thank maezzie
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yvonneramnauth
14 July 2017|
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Response from theatremama3 | Reviewed this property |
Weekends only
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Lia S
19 December 2016|
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Response from Gregory O | Reviewed this property |
From memory:- Public parking opposite this venue is $8.00. Entrance to the lighthouse is $10.00 for adults, cheaper rates for children & I think senior citizens/pensioners. Admission fee includes climbing the tower to the... More
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Gabriela G
26 September 2016|
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Response from Lynne M | Reviewed this property |
I did see several dogs leashed on the property. I do believe they can go in the lighthouse though
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