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Fort Ticonderoga

(518) 585-2821
Route 74 E
100 Fort Ti Rd

Ticonderoga , NY 12883
Main Contact: Beth Hill

 

Fort Ticonderoga is more than a restored war fort, it's a premier tourist destination in New York. The Fort, a family fun outdoor location for all ages, offers visitors an array of special events, weekly activities, demonstrations and much more!

Visitors at Fort Ticonderoga immerse themselves in the nearly 2000 acres of exquisite landscape overlooking Lake Champlain and Vermont’s Green Mountains.  Fort Ticonderoga is located in the scenic Adirondack Park, the largest contiguous park in the United States. Daily programs and special events recreate Fort Ticonderoga’s defining story and the roar of cannon and pageantry of arms bring to life the struggle for America!  

Fort Ticonderoga’s history museum exhibitions offers visitors the opportunity to discover the objects that helped shape the nations of North America!  Historic weapons, engraved powder horns, and everyday objects used by soldiers help tell the story of how history was made at Ticonderoga.  Annual special exhibits in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center exhibition gallery highlight rarely-seen treasures from the museum’s century-old collections

From fun hands-on living history programs to Fort Ticonderoga’s special seasonal events; scholarly seminars to garden activities; Fort Ticonderoga offers more than one hundred exciting and unique events and programs each year!  Families, history enthusiasts, groups and educators all have unique opportunities to immerse themselves in Fort Ticonderoga’s rich history, beautiful landscape and engaging programs. Experience America’s Fort!

Family friendly and fun hands-on educational programs are offered daily. Check back often!
Open daily, 9:30am - 5pm, May 17 - Oct 20, 2013.

Fort Ticonderoga is "America's Fort".

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When: Today until Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: n/a
Discover the hazards and hopes of American soldiers at Ticonderoga in the summer of 1776 during this exciting living history weekend! Explore how Revolutionary War soldiers utilized their boats on the strategic Lake Champlain waterway in their fight for liberty. Fighting sickness, lack of supplies, and hunger, discover the miraculous story of how America overcame incredible odds on the road to independence at Ticonderoga.
When: Sat, Apr 26, 2014 until Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Cost: $100; Friends & Volunteers: $80.
Gaiters, Half-Gaiters, and Spatter-dashers In this two-day workshop look at legwear, both formal military gaiters in the French & Indian war, and at simple farmer's half-gaiters, which were pressed into service like so much civilian clothing during the Revolutionary War.
When: Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $10 per person; free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga
Spend an afternoon with Curator of Collections Chris Fox examining some of the rare and important manuscripts, books, and objects in the Fort's extensive collections. Highlights include the chance to get a close look at the autographs of many of the famous people who are connected with the Fort's history, objects associated with important people from the French & Indian War and American Revolution, and rare weapons from America's colonial period.
When: Sat, May 10, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: n/a
Experience 1776 when the rebellion became a revolution! Fort Ticonderoga is open May 10 through October 19, 2014 with new exhibits, programs, events, gardens and more! Hours: Monday - Sunday (Including holidays) 9:30 am - 5:00 pm (Last ticket sold at 4:30 pm)
When: Sat, May 10, 2014 at 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: Included in the cost of admission (free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass holder
Author Mark Anderson talks about his new book "The Battle for the Fourteenth Colony." Starts at 11:30am followed by a book signing at 12:30pm in the Museum Store. Included in the cost of admission (free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass holders).
When: Sat, May 10, 2014 until Sun, May 11, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $15
Fort Ticonderoga kicks off the 2014 season May 10-11 with its "No Quarter" event recreating the capture of Fort Ticonderoga on May 10th, 1775. In this weekend-long recreation visitors will experience "America's First Victory."
When: Fri, May 16, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Sixth Annual Colonial America Conference for Educators on Friday, May 16, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. This day-long conference focuses on the period 1609-1783 and features presentations by classroom teachers, museum educators, and archivists.
When: Fri, May 16, 2014 until Sun, May 18, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: n/a
This highly acclaimed weekend seminar on the French & Indian War in North America draws an audience from across the U.S. and Canada. Pre-registration is required; call 518-585-6370.
When: Sat, May 17, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: Tickets are $20
An exclusive pre-season event for gardeners and their friends! Get a first look at the King's Garden on a special morning for garden lovers. Join us for a tour highlighting the seasonal plantings with Director of Horticulture, Heidi Karkoski, a presentation by Master Gardener Diane O'Connor entitled "The Language of Flowers", continental breakfast, and a selection of plants for each guest.
When: Sat, May 24, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Tour the restored 1920's Colonial Revival King's Garden, the site of the original Fort Garrison Garden. The King's Garden celebrates the Pell family's commitment to preservation and agriculture at Fort Ticonderoga for nearly two centuries. Immerse your senses in the colors and scents of the Discovery Gardens and marvel at sweeping lake vistas and stunning natural beauty of Fort Ticonderoga's landscape! The King's Garden is open May 24 through October 13, 2014.
When: Mon, May 26, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
We salute the service of the armed forces of the United States on the grounds where so many American soldiers fought and sacrificed. March to the beat of Fort Ticonderoga's Fife & Drum Corps, and step back into time to meet the soldiers of the American Revolution.
When: Sun, Jun 8, 2014 at 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Author Steve Darley talks about his new book "The Battle of Valcour." Starts at 2:00pm followed by a book signing at 3:00pm in the Museum Store. Included in the cost of admission (free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass holders).
When: Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: n/a
Celebrate Scottish culture and military heritage at Fort Ticonderoga! Discover your own Scottish connection by visiting clan tents and vendors and enjoy the sounds of Scottish music performed throughout the day. Also included in the daily schedule will be Border Collie demonstrations.
When: Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: n/a
The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain focuses on the history, geography, culture, ecology and current issues related to these magnificent lakes that are so integral to Fort Ticonderoga. Attendees learn about these topics through three strands: history, arts/culture, and ecology/current issues. The series takes place on three Saturday mornings during the summer of 2014. Advanced reservations are required.
When: Sat, Jun 21, 2014 until Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
With a smallpox outbreak raging through the Northern Continental Army and morale sinking in the spring of 1776, soldiers rowed by bateaux up Lake Champlain seeking the safety of distance from the advancing British Army. Sick and wanting food supplies, soldiers of the Continental Army lived out of these bateaux for weeks on end, stopping on shore only to cook their rations, soaking wet from lying in the bottom of their boats.
When: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Fort staff for a rare look inside the building where the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga began and learn about the exciting new research that is challenging long-held assumptions about the building's past. Tours begin at 1:00 pm near the Guest Services Desk in the Log House Welcome Center. Tour duration is about an hour and a half once we assemble at the Pavilion.
When: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $40 per person
Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga's past as our museum staff guide you through the Fort recounting the many unexplained events experienced by staff and visitors over the past 100 years. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm.
When: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King's Garden from a designer's perspective that includes insights on the garden's current restoration and the continuous evolution of the plantings within its walls. This Colonial Revival-era garden was initially developed between 1910 and 1921 on the same ground cultivated by the Fort's soldiers in the 18th century.
When: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person
From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the twilight of the North Country summer, experience the stories of some of Fort Ticonderoga's most famous cannons. Hear the roar of muskets and cannons as their explosive muzzle flashes and lights up the night sky. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm.
When: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 until Sun, Jul 6, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: n/a
America's greatest triumph in 1776. Walk in the marching steps of newly formed Continental soldiers at Fort Ticonderoga as historic interpreters demonstrate weapons of independence and explain the daily military duties of soldiers garrisoning the Fort. Explore family programs that highlight the fight for independence and listen to patriotic performances by Fort Ticonderoga's Fifes & Drum Corps.
When: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 until Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: n/a
Fort Ticonderoga presents "The American Revolution on the Northern Frontier: Fort Ticonderoga and the Road to Saratoga," an NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for School Teachers. This workshop will accept 40 teachers. Applications are through the NEH website.
When: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Stand on the very ground where the epic Battle of Carillon took place on July 8, 1758. Join Fort Ticonderoga's Fife and Drum Corps to lay wreaths and remember those men who fell in the climactic 1758 Battle of Carillon. Feel the power of the site and remember the day-long battle where the British had suffered casualties of nearly 2,000 men killed and wounded.
When: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Fort staff for a rare look inside the building where the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga began and learn about the exciting new research that is challenging long-held assumptions about the building's past. Tours begin at 1:00 pm near the Guest Services Desk in the Log House Welcome Center. Tour duration is about an hour and a half once we assemble at the Pavilion.
When: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $65 per person.
Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga's ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst, and Gates. Play out their decisions as you tour the historic hills surrounding Ticonderoga and place yourself in their shoes to see if they played their hands well as they vied for this Key to the Continent. Beginning from Fort Ticonderoga itself, travel out to the French Lines, the great 1758 battlefield.
When: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $40 per person
Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga's past as our museum staff guide you through the Fort recounting the many unexplained events experienced by staff and visitors over the past 100 years. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm. Tour duration is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. $40 per person. This tour is not handicap accessible or appropriate for those who have difficulty walking. All sales are final, no exchanges or refunds.
When: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King's Garden from a designer's perspective that includes insights on the garden's current restoration and the continuous evolution of the plantings within its walls. This Colonial Revival-era garden was initially developed between 1910 and 1921 on the same ground cultivated by the Fort's soldiers in the 18th century.
When: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person
From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the twilight of the North Country summer, experience the stories of some of Fort Ticonderoga's most famous cannons. Hear the roar of muskets and cannons as their explosive muzzle flashes and lights up the night sky. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm.
When: Sun, Jul 13, 2014 at 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Cost: $55
Enjoy the King's Garden in its full beauty! Live music, a silent auction, food and good company within the walls of the King's Garden guarantee a magical afternoon. Guests are encouraged to wear timeless garden tea attire and prizes will be given for best use of flowers, most timeless attire, most creative hat and best coordinated couple. Tickets are $55 and advanced reservations are required. 5:00 - 7:30 pm. For more information or to request an invitation contact Martha Strum.
When: Sun, Jul 13, 2014 until Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
The Second Annual Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute focuses on the critical year 1776 at Fort Ticonderoga. Teachers are accepted through a competitive application process.
When: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Fort staff for a rare look inside the building where the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga began and learn about the exciting new research that is challenging long-held assumptions about the building's past. Tours begin at 1:00 pm near the Guest Services Desk in the Log House Welcome Center. Tour duration is about an hour and a half once we assemble at the Pavilion.
When: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $65 per person.
Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga's ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst, and Gates. Play out their decisions as you tour the historic hills surrounding Ticonderoga and place yourself in their shoes to see if they played their hands well as they vied for this Key to the Continent.
When: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $40 per person
Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga's past as our museum staff guide you through the Fort recounting the many unexplained events experienced by staff and visitors over the past 100 years. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm. Tour duration is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. $40 per person.
When: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King's Garden from a designer's perspective that includes insights on the garden's current restoration and the continuous evolution of the plantings within its walls. This Colonial Revival-era garden was initially developed between 1910 and 1921 on the same ground cultivated by the Fort's soldiers in the 18th century.
When: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person
From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the twilight of the North Country summer, experience the stories of some of Fort Ticonderoga's most famous cannons. Hear the roar of muskets and cannons as their explosive muzzle flashes and lights up the night sky. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm.
When: Sat, Jul 19, 2014 until Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Reprieved from a siege in 1776 by the onset of winter, the twin Forts Ticonderoga and Independence faced General John Burgoyne's northern army of British, Loyalist, and German soldiers in July, 1777. General St. Clair's rearguard of Massachusetts and New Hampshire regulars and militia put up a vigorous defense, skirmishing in the plain around Ticonderoga.
When: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Fort staff for a rare look inside the building where the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga began and learn about the exciting new research that is challenging long-held assumptions about the building's past. Tours begin at 1:00 pm near the Guest Services Desk in the Log House Welcome Center. Tour duration is about an hour and a half once we assemble at the Pavilion.
When: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $65 per person.
Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga's ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst, and Gates. Play out their decisions as you tour the historic hills surrounding Ticonderoga and place yourself in their shoes to see if they played their hands well as they vied for this Key to the Continent. Beginning from Fort Ticonderoga itself, travel out to the French Lines, the great 1758 battlefield. Tour the site of the sawmill, where key decisions were made in 1758 and 1759.
When: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $40 per person
Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga's past as our museum staff guide you through the Fort recounting the many unexplained events experienced by staff and visitors over the past 100 years. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm. Tour duration is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. $40 per person. This tour is not handicap accessible or appropriate for those who have difficulty walking.
When: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King's Garden from a designer's perspective that includes insights on the garden's current restoration and the continuous evolution of the plantings within its walls. This Colonial Revival-era garden was initially developed between 1910 and 1921 on the same ground cultivated by the Fort's soldiers in the 18th century.
When: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person
From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the twilight of the North Country summer, experience the stories of some of Fort Ticonderoga's most famous cannons. Hear the roar of muskets and cannons as their explosive muzzle flashes and lights up the night sky. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm.
When: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Celebrate America's Fort with the sounds of Fife and Drum music! Enjoy the stirring rhythms and tunes of classic marches and camp songs throughout the day.
When: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 until Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Fort Ticonderoga presents "The American Revolution on the Northern Frontier: Fort Ticonderoga and the Road to Saratoga," an NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for School Teachers. This workshop will accept 40 teachers. Applications are through the NEH website.
When: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Fort staff for a rare look inside the building where the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga began and learn about the exciting new research that is challenging long-held assumptions about the building's past. Tours begin at 1:00 pm near the Guest Services Desk in the Log House Welcome Center. Tour duration is about an hour and a half once we assemble at the Pavilion.
When: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $65 per person.
Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga's ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst, and Gates. Play out their decisions as you tour the historic hills surrounding Ticonderoga and place yourself in their shoes to see if they played their hands well as they vied for this Key to the Continent. Beginning from Fort Ticonderoga itself, travel out to the French Lines, the great 1758 battlefield.
When: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $40 per person
Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga's past as our museum staff guide you through the Fort recounting the many unexplained events experienced by staff and visitors over the past 100 years. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm. Tour duration is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. $40 per person.
When: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King's Garden from a designer's perspective that includes insights on the garden's current restoration and the continuous evolution of the plantings within its walls. This Colonial Revival-era garden was initially developed between 1910 and 1921 on the same ground cultivated by the Fort's soldiers in the 18th century.
When: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person
From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the twilight of the North Country summer, experience the stories of some of Fort Ticonderoga's most famous cannons. Hear the roar of muskets and cannons as their explosive muzzle flashes and lights up the night sky. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm.
When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Fort staff for a rare look inside the building where the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga began and learn about the exciting new research that is challenging long-held assumptions about the building's past. Tours begin at 1:00 pm near the Guest Services Desk in the Log House Welcome Center. Tour duration is about an hour and a half once we assemble at the Pavilion.
When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $65 per person.
Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga's ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst, and Gates. Play out their decisions as you tour the historic hills surrounding Ticonderoga and place yourself in their shoes to see if they played their hands well as they vied for this Key to the Continent. Beginning from Fort Ticonderoga itself, travel out to the French Lines, the great 1758 battlefield.
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $40 per person
Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga's past as our museum staff guide you through the Fort recounting the many unexplained events experienced by staff and visitors over the past 100 years. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm. Tour duration is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. $40 per person.
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King's Garden from a designer's perspective that includes insights on the garden's current restoration and the continuous evolution of the plantings within its walls. This Colonial Revival-era garden was initially developed between 1910 and 1921 on the same ground cultivated by the Fort's soldiers in the 18th century.
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person
From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the twilight of the North Country summer, experience the stories of some of Fort Ticonderoga's most famous cannons. Hear the roar of muskets and cannons as their explosive muzzle flashes and lights up the night sky. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm. Tour duration is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. $35 per person.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Come celebrate Fort Ticonderoga's historic legacy at this gala dinner! Set within the majestic walls of the Fort; enjoy music, fabulous food, friends and a silent auction all in an elegant setting. Formal attire is encouraged. All proceeds support Fort Ticonderoga. Reservations are required and for more information contact Martha Strum.
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Fort staff for a rare look inside the building where the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga began and learn about the exciting new research that is challenging long-held assumptions about the building's past. Tours begin at 1:00 pm near the Guest Services Desk in the Log House Welcome Center. Tour duration is about an hour and a half once we assemble at the Pavilion.
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $65 per person
Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga's ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst, and Gates. Play out their decisions as you tour the historic hills surrounding Ticonderoga and place yourself in their shoes to see if they played their hands well as they vied for this Key to the Continent. Beginning from Fort Ticonderoga itself, travel out to the French Lines, the great 1758 battlefield.
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $40 per person
Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga's past as our museum staff guide you through the Fort recounting the many unexplained events experienced by staff and visitors over the past 100 years. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm. Tour duration is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. $40 per person.
When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King's Garden from a designer's perspective that includes insights on the garden's current restoration and the continuous evolution of the plantings within its walls. This Colonial Revival-era garden was initially developed between 1910 and 1921 on the same ground cultivated by the Fort's soldiers in the 18th century.
When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person
From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the twilight of the North Country summer, experience the stories of some of Fort Ticonderoga's most famous cannons. Hear the roar of muskets and cannons as their explosive muzzle flashes and lights up the night sky. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm.
When: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
pens today, August 15th! Can you conquer our corn maze? Share time with family and friends while exploring our unique corn maze designed in the shape of the Fort. Getting lost in this life-size puzzle is part of the fun as you look for history clues among towering stalks of corn! Winding paths will confuse and delight young and old alike.
When: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain focuses on the history, geography, culture, ecology and current issues related to these magnificent lakes that are so integral to Fort Ticonderoga. Attendees learn about these topics through three strands: history, arts/culture, and ecology/current issues. The series takes place on three Saturday mornings during the summer of 2014.
When: Sun, Aug 17, 2014 until Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Co-sponsored by the Living History Education Foundation, this week-long course for teachers takes a hands-on approach to learning about the lives of Continental soldiers. Crew a bateau, cook up rations, help construct a soldiers' hut, create a knapsack, and spend a night in garrison in the Soldiers' Barracks
When: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $65 per person.
Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga's ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst, and Gates. Play out their decisions as you tour the historic hills surrounding Ticonderoga and place yourself in their shoes to see if they played their hands well as they vied for this Key to the Continent. Beginning from Fort Ticonderoga itself, travel out to the French Lines, the great 1758 battlefield.
When: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King's Garden from a designer's perspective that includes insights on the garden's current restoration and the continuous evolution of the plantings within its walls. This Colonial Revival-era garden was initially developed between 1910 and 1921 on the same ground cultivated by the Fort's soldiers in the 18th century.
When: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person
From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the twilight of the North Country summer, experience the stories of some of Fort Ticonderoga's most famous cannons. Hear the roar of muskets and cannons as their explosive muzzle flashes and lights up the night sky. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm.
When: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 until Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Fort staff for a rare look inside the building where the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga began and learn about the exciting new research that is challenging long-held assumptions about the building's past. Tours begin at 1:00 pm near the Guest Services Desk in the Log House Welcome Center. Tour duration is about an hour and a half once we assemble at the Pavilion.
When: Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $65 per person.
Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga's ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst, and Gates. Play out their decisions as you tour the historic hills surrounding Ticonderoga and place yourself in their shoes to see if they played their hands well as they vied for this Key to the Continent. Beginning from Fort Ticonderoga itself, travel out to the French Lines, the great 1758 battlefield. Tour the site of the sawmill, where key decisions were made in 1758 and 1759.
When: Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King's Garden from a designer's perspective that includes insights on the garden's current restoration and the continuous evolution of the plantings within its walls. This Colonial Revival-era garden was initially developed between 1910 and 1921 on the same ground cultivated by the Fort's soldiers in the 18th century.
When: Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person
From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the twilight of the North Country summer, experience the stories of some of Fort Ticonderoga's most famous cannons. Hear the roar of muskets and cannons as their explosive muzzle flashes and lights up the night sky. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm.
When: Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Fort Ticonderoga presents Homeschool Day at Fort Ticonderoga. Homeschool groups are invited to join us for a day exclusively reserved for them. Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and take part in a series of programs designed for homeschool families.
When: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain focuses on the history, geography, culture, ecology and current issues related to these magnificent lakes that are so integral to Fort Ticonderoga. Attendees learn about these topics through three strands: history, arts/culture, and ecology/current issues. The series takes place on three Saturday mornings during the summer of 2014.
When: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 until Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Watch soldiers of the Continental Army build huts at Ticonderoga just as they did 238 years ago on this ground. See exciting new research into the living quarters of these soldiers come to life in this weekend-long building project. The Ticonderoga peninsula was already an old battlefield and encampment site by the summer of 1776 when American soldiers began digging in to block a British invasion southward.
When: Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
This day-long bus tour includes Fort Ann, Fort Edward, Jane McRea's grave, Bennington Battlefield, and more with historian Michael Gabriel and tour coordinator Bruce Venter.
When: Fri, Sep 19, 2014 until Sun, Sep 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Eleventh Annual Seminar on the American Revolution September 19-21, 2014, in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. This weekend seminar focuses on the military, political, and social history of the American War for Independence.
When: Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Join Fort Ticonderoga to celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of fall. Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun! Take part in family-fun activities including sack races and wagon rides; and explore the splendor of the King's Garden at the harvest market.
When: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Fort Ticonderoga and Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York team up to host Girl Scout Day at Fort Ticonderoga. Girl Scout groups of all ages are invited to join us for a day exclusively reserved for them. Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and take part in a series of programs designed for Girl Scouts.
When: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 until Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Cost: $10/person
Explore the 6-acre corn maze using your flashlight as a guide and under the light of the full moon. The mysteries of the night surround you as you search for hidden stations in the maze to complete our Archeology Quest in the Corn game! Cost is $10 per person; tickets available at the door. Admissions booth/maze opens at 7 pm; last ticket sold at 9 pm, maze closes at 10 pm.
When: Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Although the site closes for the season for regular visitation, special events, programs and seminars are offered throughout the year on designated dates. Please check our website frequently for updates.
When: Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $40 per person
Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga's past as our museum staff guides you through the Fort recounting the many unexplained events experience by staff and visitors over the pass 100 years. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm. Tour duration is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. Advanced reservations are required - $40 per person Tour limited to 25 persons. .