Fort Ticonderoga Presents NEW Exciting Family Programming in August!

The 6-acre Heroic Corn Maze opens July 29th and features a new design for 2023 From the shores of Lake Champlain to the heights of Mount Defiance, Fort Ticonderoga continues to offer new opportunities and family fun this summer! Ticonderoga’s epic history and signature stories are highlighted through innovative story telling on a grand scale, […]

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Lively “Sound of 1776” Living History Event Featuring Performances by the Fifes and Drums

Fort Ticonderoga invites you to experience the sights and sounds of the American Army at Ticonderoga during the Sound of 1776 Living History Event August 5-6. From historic trades and weapons demonstrations to living history vignettes and music performances, discover how the beats of drums and the sounds of fifes translated orders to nearly 10,000 […]

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Defiance & Independence Epic Two-Day Battle Reenactment July 22 & 23

Experience one of Fort Ticonderoga’s signature events Defiance & Independence a two-day battle re-enactment on Saturday July 22 and Sunday July 23. Featuring more than 300 historical reenactors, this is the largest battle reenactment of the year at Fort Ticonderoga. The battle will highlight the 1777 siege of Ticonderoga, when the British Army attempted to […]

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 […]

Declare your Independence at Fort Ticonderoga, July 1-4!

Experience the American Revolution on the very ground on which the fight for liberty occurred  Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate Independence Day with special events and programs throughout the holiday weekend, July 1-4, 2023. Experience the Revolutionary War on the very ground where Continental Army soldiers fought for liberty. Guests will see first-hand the struggle for […]

Fort Ticonderoga Celebrates National Garden Week with the Return of the Popular King’s Garden Plant Sale on June 10

As part of National Garden Week June 4-10, and back by popular demand, mark your calendars for the return of the King’s Garden Plant Sale on June 10 from 10am-4pm! Help Fort Ticonderoga with the historic garden’s stewardship and take home your very own living legacy from the walled King’s Garden. Visitors have the option […]

Fort Ticonderoga Celebrates National Maritime Day with Hands-on Trades Programs and Narrated Boat Cruises

Maritime Trades available daily Tuesday-Sunday, Carillon Boat Tours starting May 26, 2023 Fort Ticonderoga celebrates National Maritime Day, May 22, engaging generations with the naval legacy of the network of historic rivers and lakes that connected Ticonderoga to the world. Visitors can experience the waters of Lake Champlain on board the classic 1920s-styled tour boat, […]

Fort Ticonderoga Opens for 2023 Season on May 6th!

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 on an unforgettable adventure that spans centuries, defined a continent, […]

Fort Ticonderoga Welcomes Fall with Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on Saturday, October 1, 2022

One of the best festivals for a weekend family outing or getaway  Fort Ticonderoga, surrounded by magnificent autumn backdrops of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains, will present the Annual Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on October 1, 2022.  The full day of autumn fun will be set amidst the fall flowers of King’s Garden and […]

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 […]