Since its inception in 1982, the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society's directive has been to preserve through education and capital improvements, the nautical heritage of Fire Island and Long Island and to ensure that the Fire Island Lighthouse and Keepers Quarters/ Visitor Center remain an integral part of Long Island maritime history.
Help protect one of Long Island's amazing maritime treasures by becoming a member of the Preservation Society or directly donating to the Fire Island Lighthouse.
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Come experience Fire Island’s natural beauty and rich nautical tradition at the Fire Island Lighthouse. Explore the Fire Island National Seashore and climb to the top of the tower for breathtaking views!
Lighthouse Tower, Gift Shop, first floor of the Museum are NOW OPEN!
Social Distancing Enforced
Occupancy Limits Apply
Open Weekends 11am -4pm
Weekdays 10 am - 4 pm
Tower closes at 3:30 pm
Fire Island Lighthouse was an important landmark for transatlantic ships coming into New York Harbor at the turn of the last century. For many European immigrants, the Fire Island Light was their first sight of land upon arrival in America.