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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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Fort Ticonderoga

Join us for exciting programs daily including tours, musket demonstrations, gallery talks, garden programs, family tours, and more!

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June 2020

Arming the Redcoats

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 @ 2:30pm4:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2020

Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
Man showing group a weapon on the Beyond Bullets and Blades special tour

How did the redcoats get their guns? How heavy was a "Brown-Bess" and is that even the right term? Get the answers to these and more questions with Fort Ticonderoga Curator Matthew Keagle in this one-of-a-kind hands-on program. After you receive training in handling artifacts, this program allows you to handle original weapons from Fort Ticonderoga's collections. Go beyond the exhibit case to follow the evidence on the artifacts that reveal the industrial systems employed by the British military to…

Sunset Boat Cruise on Lake Champlain

Saturday, June 20, 2020 @ 6:30pm8:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 8, 2020

One event on August 15, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on August 22, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on August 29, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on September 5, 2020 at 6:00pm

Carillon Boat Dock
Carillon boat dock

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!

Cannons and Coffee

Thursday, June 25, 2020 @ 8:00am9:30am
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One event on July 16, 2020 at 8:00am

One event on August 6, 2020 at 8:00am

Fort Ticonderoga
cannons 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 Matthew Keagle for a special tour across the guns of Ticonderoga and learn the surprising histories of the museum's artillery collection, spanning the Atlantic Ocean from the American, French, and Haitian Revolutions all the way to the Spanish American War and World War One. Learn how historians can read…

July 2020

The Gossip Tour of Fort Ticonderoga

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 @ 6:30pm8:00pm
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One event on July 15, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on July 29, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on August 12, 2020 at 6:30pm

Log House Welcome Center
Gossip Tour

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 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.

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

Thursday, July 2, 2020 @ 7:30pm9:30pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 20, 2020

Log House Welcome Center
Soldiers shooting guns during Guns by Night special tour

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…

Beneath Fortress Walls

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 @ 6:30pm8:00pm
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One event on July 22, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on August 5, 2020 at 6:30pm

Fort Ticonderoga
beneath fortress walls tour

Learn the history of the building and re-building of Fort Ticonderoga on a guided tour beneath the fort walls with Fort Ticonderoga Curator 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…