Port Washington Historical Society
Our mission is to create opportunities for inspirational discovery through preservation, education and exploration of the
Port Washington area’s history and its maritime environment.
1860 Light Station
The Port Exploreum is permanently closing as of
Sept 30th, 2022.
Thank you for supporting the Exploreum over the last 7 years!
1860 LIGHT STATION
Re-built in 1860, our historic light station includes the lighthouse with lantern room atop the modified school house design and keeper’s living quarters.
The Resource Center, an 1852 historic building restored by the Society from 2012-2014, is the center of the Port Washington Historical Society.
Become a member of the Port Washington Historical Society.
Your donation helps support the programming and operations of the Port Washington Historical Society.
For more information see the pages for the Resource Center and 1860 Light Station under Visit Us.