Remember the Sacrifices of Fallen American Soldiers at Fort Ticonderoga this Memorial Day Weekend May 25-26, 2024

Discover how the American Army in 1777 defended liberty at this iconic site Fort Ticonderoga will pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives during the American Revolution. Discover the story of the American Army in 1777 and how it defended liberty at Ticonderoga.  Special living history programs and demonstrations will be […]

Fort Ticonderoga Offers New Experiences and Multi-Day Visit in 2024

This must-see destination is open Tuesday-Sunday May 4-October 27, 2024 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, nestled between New York’s Adirondack & Vermont’s Green Mountains. Create lasting memories as you embark […]

A Fragile Portrait, a Story of Strength

Frances Montresor-Buchanan-Allen-Penniman represents the tumultuous experience of a woman during the Revolutionary Era. She was the illegitimate daughter of a British officer, born in the Mohawk Valley of New York, whose mother died in childbirth. This painting was completed when Frances (Fanny) was 11 years old around the time her family moved from New York […]

Fort Ticonderoga Celebrates International Archaeology Day with Guided Exhibit and Battlefield Tours

Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate International Archaeology Day on Saturday, October 21, 2023 with two premium tours led by Fort Ticonderoga Director of Archaeology, Margaret Staudter, which will highlight Fort Ticonderoga’s historically significant archaeological collections and Carillon Battlefield. With one of the richest, and relatively untouched, historic landscapes documenting North America’s 18th-century military history in the […]

Rare Object on Display at Fort Ticonderoga Commemorating the Bennington Battle Anniversary and a Heroic Veteran

A musket carried by New Hampshire militiaman Simeon Hix in the Battle of Bennington on the August 16, 1777 is currently on display at Fort Ticonderoga, on generous loan from Brigadier General Richard Valente (retired) of Warren, Rhode Island and Putnam, New York. The Fort Ticonderoga Museum is proud to display this physical connection Battle […]

Fort Ticonderoga Announces the Creation of the Northern Department

The Project Will Highlight Regional Historic Sites to Expand Awareness and Tourism during the 250th Commemorative Years, 2024-2027 (Ticonderoga, N.Y.) Fort Ticonderoga has announced the creation of the 250th Northern Department, as part of its plans for the national 250th commemoration of the American War for Independence. This initiative will promote and market regional historic […]

Fort Ticonderoga Announces Exciting New Programs and Signature Events this July!

Fort Ticonderoga is debuting new opportunities this summer! Ticonderoga’s epic history and signature stories are highlighted through innovative story telling on a grand scale, historic trades, daily soldiers’ life programs, Fife & Drum performances, family activities, thrilling weapons demos, endless outdoor activities, captivating special events, and premium exclusive experiences. A new Family Guided Tour provides […]

Never-before-seen Artifacts from the Robert Nittolo Collection on Exhibit at Fort Ticonderoga as Part of New 2023 Exhibit “Success: The End of the Seven Years’ War”

Fort Ticonderoga opens a new exhibit for 2023, focusing on the dramatic and wide-ranging end of the global Seven Years’ War. This new exhibit Success: The End of the Seven Years’ War spans both sides of the Atlantic and is anchored by many never-before-seen artifacts. This new exhibit features artifacts from the museum’s newly acquired […]

Fort Ticonderoga Receives Highest National Recognition Awarded to National Museum — Re-Accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums

Fort Ticonderoga has achieved reaccreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition awarded to national museums. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies, and to the museum-going public. Fort Ticonderoga was one of the first accredited museums in America dating to 1971. Accredited museums must undergo […]

Celebrate the Scot in You! Fort Ticonderoga’s Popular Scots Day Returns on June 18th

For the first time since 2019, this family favorite event is back! Fort Ticonderoga invites you to explore Scottish history during our Scots Day Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. The celebration of Scottish history, heritage, and culture run from 9:30 am to 5 pm. Advance tickets can be purchased on our website or at […]