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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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Really interesting!

It was very interesting to hear of the history of this area and to see all of the artifacts and... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Joann K
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Norwalk, Connecticut
Great History.

Loved discovering Horton Point. We visited the beach below- did some fishing and was then given an... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
flymetothemoon_8
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New York City, New York
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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
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

It was very interesting to hear of the history of this area and to see all of the artifacts and collections that they have on display. Each of the volunteers that day were very knowledgeable about the history and made for a wonderful experience. Very...More

Thank Joann K
Benigno G, Guest Relations Manager at Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for visiting us. I am glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Loved discovering Horton Point. We visited the beach below- did some fishing and was then given an amazing tour by some great volunteers. So much history.

Thank flymetothemoon_8
Benigno G, Guest Relations Manager at Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for your visit. I am glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

not open weekdays -sad. Would have liked to see the interesting information about the site. Walked around and was well taken care of - two trucks were there - do not understand why it wasn't open??More

Thank jozeke
Benigno G, Guest Relations Manager at Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

The Lighthouse is only open on Saturdays and Sundays between Memorial Day and Columbus Day. Visitors can enjoy the Nautical exhibit and climb the tower between 11:30 AM and 4:00 PM. Our guides are volunteers and sadly can't cover week days. I wish we could....More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

Lucked out and visited the Horton Point Lighthouse on a beautiful day. Nice visit and a beautiful view. You can also bring a lunch or grill food in the picnic area. Only open on weekends.

Thank StonewallBrigade
Benigno G, Manager at Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for the visit. Make sure you climb the tower for beautiful photos.

Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Horton's Point Light is a wonderful site. The museum is simple but authentic and the docents are friendly and welcoming. They are Southold people who will show you around the lighthouse with the kind of hospitality that is almost nonexistent since the 1940's. I...More

Thank prestonlawrence
Benigno G, Manager at Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for the visit!

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Well kept grounds and an interesting part of the historic NOFO. It makes for a nice excursion. There are even pick nick benches. One can climb stairs down to the sound.

Thank Heliodora1
Reviewed 19 October 2016

And so it was a rainy day and this was on my list of things to see as I chase light houses where ever my wife and I travel. Beautiful historic lighthouse run by volunteers. And we got to go to the top and met...More

2  Thank angelhair111162
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Horton Point Lighthouse is a North Fork gem well worth searching out. This restored historical structure sits on a high bluff on the Long Island Sound. From the lighthouse tower Connecticut is clearly in view, and one can see for miles both east and...More

1  Thank EasternWillotts
Reviewed 7 September 2016

100% recommend it! Amazing view, historical lighthouse and wonderful place. Great time, place to visit. Love it!

Thank janeiryme
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Old lighthouse is now a museum. Picnic area with great views of the Long Island Sound out to Connecticut. You can even walk down the steps if your bold to the beach below.

1  Thank Robin L
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