• One Destination,
    Endless Adventures
    Your Adventure Awaits
    at Fort Ticonderoga

  • One Destination,
    Endless Adventures
    Your Adventure Awaits
    at Fort Ticonderoga

  • One Destination,
    Endless Adventures
    Your Adventure Awaits
    at Fort Ticonderoga

  • One Destination,
    Endless Adventures
    Your Adventure Awaits
    at Fort Ticonderoga

Welcome!

Daily Visitation: May 4-Oct. 27, 2024 | Tues-Sun | 9:30am-5pm

Experience the blend of history and natural beauty like nowhere else when you visit Fort Ticonderoga! Explore 2000 acres of America’s most historic landscape located on the shores of Lake Champlain and nestled between New York’s Adirondack and Vermont’s Green Mountains. Create lasting memories as you embark on an adventure that spans centuries, defined a continent, and helped forge a nation. 

JUNE 15: SCOTS DAY!

Discover the heroic stories of Scottish soldiers in the British Army serving at Ticonderoga and North America though the campaigns of the 18th century. Lively performances throughout the day include Vermont Highland Dance, the Fifes and Drums of Fort Ticonderoga, and solo pipers from the City of Albany Pipe Band and the Leatherstocking District Pipe Band. The full day of activities includes special guided tours and a remembrance service on the Carillon Battlefield at the Memorial Cairn. Carillon boat cruises will carry visitors onto the water to explore the epic historic landscape and its strategic importance during the 18th century.

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  • June

    21

    History Happy Hour on Lake Champlain

    Cap off your day with a relaxing narrated cruise, surrounded by scenic beauty and Ticonderoga’s rich maritime history aboard the Carillon, Fort Ticonderoga’s classic 1920s tour boat. From poignant to comical, discover the drama that surrounded Ticonderoga on the storied waters of Lake Champlain. Enjoy the flavor of history through classic cocktails, taken from tales […]

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  • June

    25

    A Date with Brown Bess

    In 1774, the British troops at Fort Ticonderoga carried a version of the famous “Brown Bess” musket. But what’s the real story behind this iconic firearm? In this one-of-a-kind behind the scenes, hands-on program, get up close and personal with Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle, to really understand “Brown Bess” revealing the industrial systems […]

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  • June

    28

    Cannon and Coffee

    Explore Fort Ticonderoga’s world-class collection of 18th-century artillery from a whole new perspective and be the first to enter Fort Ticonderoga with this special early bird program. Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle for a special tour across the guns of Ticonderoga and learn the surprising histories of the museum’s artillery collection, spanning the […]

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  • June

    28

    History Happy Hour on Lake Champlain

    Cap off your day with a relaxing narrated cruise, surrounded by scenic beauty and Ticonderoga’s rich maritime history aboard the Carillon, Fort Ticonderoga’s classic 1920s tour boat. From poignant to comical, discover the drama that surrounded Ticonderoga on the storied waters of Lake Champlain. Enjoy the flavor of history through classic cocktails, taken from tales […]

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  • July

    2

    A Date with Brown Bess

    In 1774, the British troops at Fort Ticonderoga carried a version of the famous “Brown Bess” musket. But what’s the real story behind this iconic firearm? In this one-of-a-kind behind the scenes, hands-on program, get up close and personal with Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle, to really understand “Brown Bess” revealing the industrial systems […]

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  • July

    2

    A Taste of Liberty

    Explore a day in the life of British soldiers and their families on the eve of the American Revolution through food! In this new family-friendly program, sample a tasting menu of the real recipes enjoyed by the British garrison of Fort Ticonderoga in 1774. Enjoy portions of tasty breakfasts and savory dinners, incorporating carefully selected […]

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  • July

    3

    Drinks and Drama

    Learn what the founding fathers were doing when nobody was looking. Between the battles, the men and women stationed at Ticonderoga from 1755 to 1781 endured scandals, hijinks, and above all…drama! Join Fort Ticonderoga’s Curator for a different look, and taste, of the past. Tawdry and tantalizing historical tidbits from Ticonderoga’s past will be paired […]

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  • July

    4–7

    Independence Day Weekend 1777

    Celebrate freedom by exploring the year 1777 when America was consumed in the labor of liberty. Participate in the fight for freedom when the Northern Department of the Continental Army fought to keep the great fortress of Ticonderoga from falling into British control. Take the experience onto the water aboard the recreated 1920s tour boat […]

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  • July

    4

    Ticonderoga Guns by Night

    The flash of musketry and roar of cannon fire by night will captivate you in this unique tour and demonstrations of 18th-century firepower. The program concludes with a dramatic demonstration of weapons that you will not see anywhere else! Time & Location: Gate opens at 7:30 pm, program begins at 8 pm at the Log […]

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  • July

    5

    Cannon and Coffee

    Explore Fort Ticonderoga’s world-class collection of 18th-century artillery from a whole new perspective and be the first to enter Fort Ticonderoga with this special early bird program. Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle for a special tour across the guns of Ticonderoga and learn the surprising histories of the museum’s artillery collection, spanning the […]

    See More
  • July

    5

    History Happy Hour on Lake Champlain

    Cap off your day with a relaxing narrated cruise, surrounded by scenic beauty and Ticonderoga’s rich maritime history aboard the Carillon, Fort Ticonderoga’s classic 1920s tour boat. From poignant to comical, discover the drama that surrounded Ticonderoga on the storied waters of Lake Champlain. Enjoy the flavor of history through classic cocktails, taken from tales […]

    See More
  • July

    9

    A Date with Brown Bess

    In 1774, the British troops at Fort Ticonderoga carried a version of the famous “Brown Bess” musket. But what’s the real story behind this iconic firearm? In this one-of-a-kind behind the scenes, hands-on program, get up close and personal with Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle, to really understand “Brown Bess” revealing the industrial systems […]

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About Fort Ticonderoga

Welcoming visitors since 1909, Fort Ticonderoga is a major cultural destination, museum, historic site, and center for learning. As a multi-day destination and the premier place to learn more about North America’s military heritage, Fort Ticonderoga engages more than 75,000 visitors each year with an economic impact of more than $12 million annually. Presenting vibrant programs, historic interpretation, boat cruises, tours, demonstrations, and exhibits, Fort Ticonderoga and is open for daily visitation May through October and special programs during Winter Quarters, November through April. Fort Ticonderoga is owned by The Fort Ticonderoga Association, a 501c3 non-profit educational organization, and is supported in part through generous donations and with some general operating support made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts.
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On this #TradesTuesday we are #tailoring #FrenchandIndianWar and #RevolutionaryWar uniforms for the #BlackWatch and other Scottish regiments of the British Army. Thank you to all those who made #FortTiconderoga's Scots Day so special this year! #historictrades #highlander
It's the 249th anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Several people involved in the battle had connections to Ticonderoga, in both the French & Indian War and the American Revolution. Author Michael Shay will be talking about his new book, "The Whites of Their Eyes: The Life of Revolutionary War Hero Israel Putnam from Rogers' Rangers to Bunker Hill" as part of Fort Ticonderoga's Author Series program on October 20th! Free for members. Register here: 

https://www.fortticonderoga.org/ft_events/virtual-author-series-featuring-michael-shay/ 

#AuthorSeries #CenterforDigitalHistory #FortTiconderoga #Ticonderoga
Fort Ticonderoga seeks proposals for the Twenty-Ninth Annual War College of the Seven Years' War taking place May 16-18, 2025. Proposals relating to the Seven Years' War both in North America and beyond are encouraged. Submissions are due July 31, 2024. See the Call for Papers at this link: 

https://www.fortticonderoga.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/CFP-Fort-Ticonderoga-War-College-2025.pdf 

#WarCollege #SevenYearsWar #CallforPapers #FortTiconderoga #Ticonderoga
Archaeology at work! Meet Ekin, this summer's Edward W. Pell Graduate Fellow in Archaeology from @nyuniversity . He will be compiling primary source documentation on the Lower Town, also known as the French Village, and digitizing records and artifacts from the 1956-57 excavations of the area. Stay tuned for project and research updates in the coming weeks!  #EWPFellows #Archaeology #FortTiconderoga #Research #LowerTown #TiconderogaArchaeology #Archeology #Artifacts #Excavations #Museum #MuseumCollections
Don't be left out! Register now for the Twentieth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution taking place September 20-22, 2024. Participants can attend in person or online for this premier conference as we begin our commemoration the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution. Register at this link: 

https://www.fortticonderoga.org/ft_events/twentieth-annual-seminar-on-the-american-revolution/ 

 #SeminarontheAmericanRevolution #Ticonderoga250 #Revolution250 #FortTiconderoga #Ticonderoga
Today Fort Ticonderoga hosted one of the Documentary Heritage Preservation Services of New York’s (DHPSNY) workshops on the Basic Salvage Techniques for Paper Collections. During the workshop, Fort Ticonderoga staff, Edward W. Pell Graduate Fellows, and our museum peers from around the region learned about emergency preparedness and how to salvage collections. @dhpsny @nyarchives