In addition to the operation of the National Lighthouse Museum, numerous events will take place in Building 11, and various other locations, throughout the year.The NLM Education Committee hosts an ongoing series of monthly lectures and presentations about Lighthouses and related maritime subjects.  Building 11 and the Plaza will be the site of many cultural events Tent audiencethroughout the year. The NLM looks forward to collaborating with other groups in efforts to bring art, music, and other exhibits and performances to the local community.Throughout the year, the NLM will host other events to raise the awareness of the historic importance of Lighthouses to the nation. Anyone wishing to work with the NLM on an event should contact the Executive Director at


April 21, 2017 – 6:00 pm Alexander Hamilton Guiding Light of America’s Commerce.

Join us on this evening when Wade R. Goria will speak to us regarding the ever popular Alexander Hamilton.

Get tickets here: Alexander Hamilton


May 7, 2017

Join us on Sunday, May 7th when we will welcome Dr. John Barell, Dr. Richard Veit, and Captain Joseph Ahlstrom when they speak to us on Life Adventures from Antarctic Explorers Leading to STEM and Maritime Careers.

Get tickets here: Life Adventures

Dr. John Barell Bio            Dr. Richard Veit Bio

May 15, 2017

The Staten Island Sail & Power Squadron in collaboration with the National Lighthouse Museum is offering a one day boating course and certification.

The Staten Island Sail & Power Squadron is a unit of the United States Power Squadron and has been teaching boating safety since 1934.

The course will take place on Monday, May 15, 2017 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Museum. The certification exam will be given at the end of the course. You can obtain your New York Boating Certification and New Jersey Certification in one day.

The cost of this course is $100 and includes breakfast, lunch testing, certificate and the official guide book, America’s Boating Course by the United States Power Squadrons (a $31 value)..

For more information and to register click here:Boating Course

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