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Beyond Bullets & Blades

Man showing group a weapon on the Beyond Bullets and Blades special tour

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 defended the French empire and lead to the Industrial Revolution. Learn more than just how they worked! Through a careful examination of the evidence left on original examples, this program will explore how these weapons were produced by the thousands and their lasting impact on the world.

Event Details

Scheduled For:

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 @ 2:30pm4:30pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

Cost:

$35 per person. General admission ticket required, combination tickets are available.

Advanced Reservations Required

Location:

Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center

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Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.

All programs are rain or shine and require advanced reservations. All sales are final, no exchanges or refunds.

Once your credit card has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email. This email will act as your ticket. Print or display the email on a mobile device upon arrival.

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For more information call (518) 585-2821 or email info@fort-ticonderoga.org.