Viking Fishing Fleet & Ferry Lines 462 W Lake Dr, Montauk, NY11954 The Viking Fishing Fleet & Ferry Lines includes charter fishing boats, whale watching and ferry service to Block…More Island, New London, Conn., and Martha's Vineyard. The terminal is located off of West Lake Drive with parking across the street. Reservations can be made online for charter and ferry service. Viking also hosts a $10,000 fluke derby and a $5,000 striped bass derby in the summer.
The Montauk Point Lighthouse was the first lighthouse in New York State. President George Washington commissioned the…More lighthouse in 1792 and construction was completed four years later. Whaling ships, steamers and submarines as well as fishing and sailing vessels have all passed the tower on Turtle Hill. The museum is located in the 1860 keeper's house and displays historical documents and photographs.
The Montauk Historical Society owns the Montauk Point Lighthouse, which is a national historic site, and continues to preserve it through contributions. The gift shop offers goods and keepsake items and also has items available for sale on their website. For more information and specific hours the lighthouse is open, visit them online.
East Hampton Town Marine Museum 301 Bluff Rd, Amagansett, NY11930 Through photographs, artifacts and models, the East Hampton Town Marine Museum documents the area's rich fishing and…More whaling history. Sitting on a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the museum's three floors take visitors through the history of East Hampton's maritime history and the industry's historical impact on the town residents. Children can explore a hands-on Discovery Room, and Shipwreck Hall displays artifacts from the Culloden Wreck of 1781. The Fulweiler Garden and outdoor exhibit features a jungle gym trawler for kids, a wooden boat collection, an Indian Field Gunning Shanty and the Gilm Smith Catboat.