Every day is a special event at Fort Ticonderoga. Join us for exciting programs daily including tours, musket demonstrations, gallery talks, garden programs, family tours, and more!
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Join us for exciting programs daily including tours, musket demonstrations, gallery talks, garden programs, family tours, and more!
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Go beyond the battles to get the real story of life at Ticonderoga. From high crimes to petty bickering, serving at Ticonderoga was full of drama. Drunken soldiers, stolen wives, unsolved crimes, and attempted murder were sprinkled through the experiences of the men and women stationed at Ticonderoga from 1755 to 1781. Join Curator Matthew Keagle for a walking tour of this often unglamorous, certainly untold, but very juicy history. This tour involves stairs and moderate walking around Fort Ticonderoga…
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…
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!
How heavy is an original 18th-century musket? How did the design of weapons change over the 18th century? How did the French arms industry invent the modern world? Get the answers to these and more questions with the Curatorial staff of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum in this special behind-the-scenes program. After you receive training in handling artifacts, museum experts will oversee the examination of original weapons from Fort Ticonderoga's collection and explain the systems used to produce the firearms that…