The Crew at Tuthill Dock, circa 1920.

The Montauk Historical Society is a privately funded, non-profit organization. Our purpose is to collect, restore, preserve and display historically significant buildings, objects, and writings, and to preserve the history and cultures of Montauk and the East End for this and future generations.

Become a Member

By becoming a member of the Montauk Historical Society, you get free admission to our museums along with other benefits. And your membership fees help to pay for the important projects that we are working on.


Our volunteers provide a huge service to the Historical Society and to our community. From our Garden Club to our Craft Fairs to events at the Lighthouse and our other museums, let us know how you’d like to be involved. Sign up below.  

Apply for an Internship

We are looking for high-school and college students with an interest in local history to help with our projects.  Please send an email to