Category: Life Long Learning

Experience the Fourth of July Like Never Before at Fort Ticonderoga

Enjoy music, American Revolutionary history, reenactments, and much more on the very ground where the fight for liberty occurred This July, Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate Independence Day with a packed month of special events and programming, including an exciting holiday weekend filled with historically-accurate demonstrations, a mid-month, two-day reenactment of the 1777 siege of Fort […]

Enhance Your Fort Ticonderoga Experience with NEW Behind-the-Scenes Programs

Enjoy exclusive, premium experiences through before and after-hour programs Fort Ticonderoga will offer guests exclusive opportunities to experience the epic history and incredible natural beauty at Fort Ticonderoga with new premium experiences and programs this summer. Enjoy a relaxing sunset cruise aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s touring boat Carillon to discover why Lake Champlain is one of […]

Lively “Fête du Fort” Event Explores French History and Culture in the Champlain Valley Saturday, June 12, 2021

Join Fort Ticonderoga for a lively one-day celebration to taste French cuisine and explore the culture of the Champlain Valley! From Pâté to poutine, enjoy the best bistro bites from across our region. Discover the deep French and Canadian cultural roots along the shores of Lake Champlain and their epic military stories! “Fort Ticonderoga’s signature […]

What Lies Beneath Lake Champlain

Boat Tours Highlight Dozens of Archaeological Sites A tour aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s Carillon cruise boat not only provides visitors with breathtaking lake views of commanding mountains and the majestic fort, it also crosses some of the most archaeologically rich waters in North America. This attraction at Fort Ticonderoga, a major cultural destination, museum, and National […]

Fort Ticonderoga Presents New Spring Homeschool Day on Friday, June 4

Fort Ticonderoga will host Homeschool Day for students and their parents on Friday, June 4, 2021 from 9:30 am-5:00 pm. Attendees will participate in interactive and immersive programs which bring to life Ticonderoga’s epic history. Visit museum exhibitions, and explore the 2000-acre historic site, including the King’s Garden and the Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail. Other […]

Commemorate the Sacrifices of Fallen American Soldiers at Fort Ticonderoga this Memorial Day Weekend May 29-30, 2021

Learn 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 in service to their country during the American Revolution. Discover the story of the American Army in 1777 and how it rebuilt itself at Ticonderoga to defend liberty […]

Origin and Evolution of America’s Militia is the Focus of a New Major Exhibition at Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga unveils a major new exhibition “A Well Regulated Militia: Citizen, Soldier, and State” drawn from the museum’s unparalleled collection of artifacts from across the United States and beyond. This new exhibit explores the critical institution of the militia in early American history, from colonization through nationhood, and the unique system that developed in […]

Fort Ticonderoga’s May Virtual Offerings Complement Exciting On-Site Experiences

Fort Ticonderoga opens its gates to visitors on May 1st to begin the 2021 daily campaign season, extending from May through October. Daily programs bring to life epic chapters of history and signature stories through new interactive programs and world-class museum exhibits, boat tours aboard the Carillon, living history events, special programs, lush gardens, Mount […]

Experience America’s First Victory of the Revolution! Join Fort Ticonderoga for “No Quarter” a two-day living history event May 8-9

Fort Ticonderoga presents an exciting two-day living history event “No Quarter” May 8-9, 2021, recreating the American capture of Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775. In this weekend-long event, visitors will experience “America’s First Victory” from the perspectives of both the British Garrison and the Green Mountain Boys and come face-to-face with the historical characters […]

Fort Ticonderoga Opens for 2021 Season Offering 2000 acres of Historic Landscape, Gardens, Battlefield Hiking Trail, and Many New Programs

Every day is an event at Fort Ticonderoga and every year is a new experience. The historic site, museum, and family destination that encourages visitors to build their perfect adventure in America’s most historic landscape, opens for the daily visitation season beginning on May 1st. Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Defiance will be open for visitation […]