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The purposes of this museum shall be:

  • To establish and maintain a history museum open to the public relating to lighthouses and located on Staten Island, County of Richmond, New York.
  • To collect, preserve, and interpret objects related to the history and technology of lighthouses located, in the past or present, at sites throughout the United States.
  • To research, document and disseminate information on the history and technology of American lighthouses.
  • To create and maintain an archive of artifacts and materials related to American lighthouses.
  • To foster research of American lighthouse history.
  • To serve as a contact point for public inquiry and assistance with respect to American lighthouse history, research, education, collections and programs
  • To celebrate American lighthouse heritage through education programs, publications, films, festivals, living history, lighthouse trails, conferences, and other such offerings.
  • To support other existing and future lighthouse museums, organizations and sites.
  • To establish partnerships with other organizations to attain the above goals.
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