Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Defiance are open Tuesday-Sunday 9:30 am-5 pm (last entry 4:30 pm) through October 31, 2021!
Access educational content from home by visiting our Center for Digital History.
Every Day At
Join us for exciting programs daily including tours, musket demonstrations, gallery talks, garden programs, family tours, and more!
Events Search and Views Navigation
Go beyond the battles to get the untold, adults-only story of life at Ticonderoga. Between the battles and wars, the men and women stationed at Ticonderoga between 1755-1781 endured scandals, hijinks, and above all...DRAMA! From unsolved crimes to stolen wives, join Fort Ticonderoga Curator Dr. Matthew Keagle for a walking tour of this salacious history. This tour involves stairs and moderate walking around Fort Ticonderoga and is not for young audiences.
Enjoy a relaxing summer evening aboard the Carillon tour boat and revel in the region’s scenic beauty. Toast to the King's health with a complimentary cocktail of soldiers' rum punch as you discover Ticonderoga's rich maritime history. Let stories of armed schooners to Prohibition-era rum runners fire your imagination during your trip on Lake Champlain in this 1920s-style vessel. A selection of beer, wine, soft drinks, snacks, and signature cocktails, featuring Stonecutters Spirits are available for purchase!
Learn the history of the building and re-building of Fort Ticonderoga on a guided tour beneath the fort walls with Fort Ticonderoga Curator Dr. Matthew Keagle. Explore around, on top, and inside of the fort to find out all of the secrets including areas that are off-limits to the general public. Over 250 years ago, French soldiers dug, chiseled, and blasted their way into the very rock of the Ticonderoga peninsula to create a fortress to defend New France. Since…
The flash of musketry and the roar of cannon fire by night will captivate you in this unique tour and demonstration of 18th-century firepower! Prepare to be blown away by a dramatic nighttime demonstration of weapons during this 90-minute tour that you will not see anywhere else! Explore the workings of the firelocks and cannon that armed the many garrisons of Fort Ticonderoga that influenced and shaped the importance of this strategic citadel. Learn how these great guns were used…