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.

View from the deck of the Port Exploreum

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PORT EXPLOREUM

The Port Exploreum creates opportunities for inspirational discovery and joyful learning through hands-on exploration.

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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.

RESOURCE CENTER

The Resource Center, an 1852 historic building restored by the Society from 2012-2014, is the center of the Port Washington Historical Society.

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JOIN

Become a member of the Port Washington Historical Society.

DONATE

Your donation helps support the programming and operations of the Port Washington Historical Society.

VOLUNTEER

For more information see the pages for the Resource Center and 1860 Light Station under Visit Us.