Every day is an event at Fort Ticonderoga and every year is a new experience. Bring the family and experience history come alive by land and by water! Spend the day and discover all that Fort Ticonderoga has to offer. Open rain or shine!
Experience Fort Ticonderoga and immerse yourself in a place where America made history! Fort Ticonderoga is a family destination, a center of learning and an interactive, multi-faceted experience. It's exploring the beautiful gardens, finding adventure in our events, marching with the Fife and Drum Corps, and learning about historic trade. It's a visit through the fort, a stroll overlooking Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains of Vermont, and an afternoon in our museum exhibit galleries exploring our premier collections. A visit to Fort Ticonderoga connects all visitors to a place and time that defined a continent, a nation, and its continued legacy.
Fort Ticonderoga is the only site in America that tells a new story each year through dynamic historical interpretation. This year, discover 1777, a turning point in the American Revolution with Ticonderoga at center stage. Join us in the first part of the season to experience the American perspective. Following the American retreat, Ticonderoga will become a British fort for the remainder of season. Daily programming brings to life this epic story through tours, soldier's life programs, historic trades, soldier's gardening and hands-on family programs.
NEW for 2016- The Last Argument of Kings exhibit tells the story of the weapons that dominated 18th-century battlefields, and places Fort Ticonderoga's world-renowned artillery collections front and center.
Your adventure awaits! Take a tour around the Ticonderoga Peninsula on our Carillon Boat Cruise. Daily, evening, and group tours, as well as charters available. Travel the historic La Chute waterway in a rented canoe. Visitors can also witness and birds-eye view of Fort Ticonderoga's strategic military landscape at the summit of Mount Defiance! July and August features special family tours and hands-on activities. The excitement continues into the evening with several behind-the-scenes tours and events including the highly acclaimed Guns by Night tour; sign up to participate in the Soldier for an Evening program to learn to march and drill as new recruits in 1775! Explore our six-acre corn maze designed especially for Fort Ticonderoga, open daily 8/13/16-8/28/16, Sat. & Sun. 9/3/16-10/9/16. Also open 9/5/16 & 10/10/16. Experience the maze at night! Maze by Moonlight, Friday 10/28/16 & Saturday 10/29/16. For more information on special events, daily programs, and battle re-enactments, visit www.fortticonderoga.org. Spend the day, rain or shine, at America's Fort! Open daily 5/7/16-10/30/16. Two day tickets available!