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Experience the history and beauty of Fort Ticonderoga throughout the year with a Membership to enjoy FREE attendance and many other great benefits! Fort Ticonderoga is an independent non-profit organization. All proceeds support its mission of preservation and education.

Experience Ticonderoga from the Water!

  • The 60-foot, 35-passenger M/V Carillon offers daily tours around the Ticonderoga Peninsula. In 90-minutes, enjoy centuries of stories that floated across this ancient lake. Set between the Green and Adirondack Mountains, tours on the Carillon explore not only the epic 18th - century military stories, but also the maritime heritage of the 19th and 20th century. From the 1777 American bridge piers to remains of railroads, side-scanning sonar will allow you to literally get a picture of the archaeological wealth that surrounds Ticonderoga. 

Mount Defiance

  • Visit Mount Defiance to witness a birds-eye view of Fort Ticonderoga’s epic military landscape and discover how this summit shaped America’s history! The “Mount Defiance: Witness to History” Tour is offered each day at 4pm.  The picnic pavilion located at the mountain-top is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy one of America’s most historic landscapes.

  • Mount Defiance is included in a Fort Ticonderoga General Admission Ticket. However, if you are unable to tour the fort, you can gain admission to Mount Defiance at base of the mountain for $10 per car.
2017 Admission Rates (Last ticket sold at 4:30 pm)

May 6 - May 26  9:30 am - 5:00 pm daily 

  • Adults                                 $21.00
  • Seniors                               $19.50
  • Children (5-12)                   $9.00
  • Children (4 and under)       Free

May 27 - September 17  9:30 am - 5:00 pm daily

  • Adults                                 $23.00
  • Seniors                              $21.00
  • Children (5-12)                  $10.00
  • Children (4 and under)      Free

September 18 - October 29  9:30 am - 5:00 pm daily

  • Adults                                 $21.00
  • Seniors                               $19.50
  • Children (5-12)                   $9.00
  • Children (4 and under)       Free

*Two-day Admission Tickets are available! Buy one and get the other one half off! Includes admission to Mount Defiance. No other discounts apply. Must be used within seven days of purchase.


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