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Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum

Lighthouse Road, Lighthouse Park, Southold, NY 11971
+1 631-765-5500
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Closed on a Saturday???

We drove into the parking lot, and paid $5 to park. The Lighthouse was supposed to open at 11:30... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
Long Valley, New Jersey

$10 per family gets you a pass to multiple historical spots in Southport. View from the lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
Kate S
via mobile
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Visit the 1857 lighthouse and its accompanying museum that offers a unique collection of marine artifacts such as sea chests, paintings, maps, scrimshaw and photographs.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Lighthouse Road, Lighthouse Park, Southold, NY 11971
Lighthouse Road, Lighthouse Park, Southold, NY 11971
+1 631-765-5500
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

We drove into the parking lot, and paid $5 to park. The Lighthouse was supposed to open at 11:30. Never happened. When we left, I asked for our money back. The attendant said "didn't I tell you it wasn't going to open?" No he didn't....More

1  Thank Ron181
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

$10 per family gets you a pass to multiple historical spots in Southport. View from the lighthouse was spectacular. Volunteers working were friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed our visit very much!

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Not impressed. $5 to park and they never said the museum was not open. We should have checked the hours before visiting. Beautiful view. Interesting story about the anchor outside the lighthouse.More

Thank schamp01
Benigno G, Guest Relations Manager at Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

We are sorry that you couldn't visit the Nautical Museum and climb the tower of the Horton Point Lighthouse. We are open Sat and Sun 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM, from Memorial Day to Columbus Day. You can also check our schedule of events at...More

Reviewed 5 June 2016

Bicycled there; nice grounds and view. You can picnic, take a nature walk, or go down to the beach. Also climbed lighthouse and got informative tour.

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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

The light is very easy to reach and the parking lot is right next to the yard/light. It's a beautiful spot and there are steps (a bit steep for the very young and/or elderly). The light wasn't open when I was there; the lot was...More

Thank Dean_Amy-2004
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Whenever we have house guests with kids we head right for the Horton point Lighthouse. Everyone loves climbing up to the top of the tower for the views and photos. One of the best kept secrets is that parking is only $5 and you can...More

Thank AmazingTravelConcier
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Every year or so I visit this park, and enjoy the old and still solid lighthouse, the open areas with fine wild cherry trees, and the views across the Sound. The drive there is pretty too. But this year I was delighted to discover there's...More

1  Thank NervousNerd
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The volunteers who show you the lighthouse are very informative and quite charming. You can climb to the top of the lighthouse on steep stairs and rope ladders. Fun!

1  Thank SCMLombardi
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Okay ... the South Shore of Long Island has Montauk Lighthouse but on the North Shore there is Horton Point. Liken the comparison to the Empire State Building compared to the Flat Iron Building in NYC. Horton lighthouse is just as important as Montauk just...More

1  Thank Steve T
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The people that volunteer inside the lighthouse are friendly and knowledgeable. They seem to truly enjoy what they are doing and have a love of the lighthouse. The lighthouse is a little off the beaten path, but definitely worth going to. Beautiful grounds and location....More

1  Thank bdlaw
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