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Fort Ticonderoga

Your Adventure Awaits!
100 Fort Ti Rd
Ticonderoga , NY 12883
Main Contact: Beth Hill
(518) 585-2821

 

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 reconstruted Fort, a stroll overlooking Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains of Vermont, and an afternoon in our exhibit galleries exploring our premier collections. A visit to Fort Ticonderoga connects all visitors to a place and time that defined a continet, 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 1756 from the French perspective and explore how it took an empire to sustain and fight for a continent. Daily programming brings to life this epic story through tours, soldier's life programs, historic trades, soldier's gardening and hands-on family programs.

Your adventure awaits! NEW for 2015- 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! Explore our six-acre corn maze designed especially for Fort Ticonderoga, open daily 8/14/15-8/31/15, Sat. & Sun. 9/5/15-10/18/15. Also open 9/17/15 & 10/12/15. Experience the maze at night! Maze by Moonlight, Friday 10/23/15 & Saturday 10/24/15. 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 5/9/15-10/18/15. Two day tickets available! 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

When: Today at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: $10.00 per person, Members and Children 4 & under are Free
Sledding, Snowshoeing, Skating? Yes, they had all those back in the great campaigns that made Ticonderoga so famous. Warm up with some hot chocolate inside Fort Ticonderoga and enjoy a day of winter sports as the staff of Fort Ticonderoga present the real historical use of these sports we enjoy so much today.
When: Sun, Feb 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: $10.00
Explore the conflict over command of the American fleet on Lake Champlain in 1776. Using techniques from our summer teacher workshops, we will examine documents related to the command of the American fleet in August 1776 and discuss how such a debacle could happen.
When: Sun, Mar 13, 2016 at 2:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: $10.00
Join Director of Interpretation Stuart Lilie to discuss the organization, clothing, and distinctions of some of the many corps of artillery that have manned guns at Fort Ticonderoga.
When: Sat, Mar 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: $10.00 per person, Members of Fort Ticonderoga and Children 4 & under are Free
Experience Fort Ticonderoga on the eve of the American Revolution as British soldiers and their families live in this peacetime fort on the frontier. What was it like to be a British soldier, soldier's wife, or child here? Discover how the British Army was both prepared and unprepared to fight for control of this Key to the Continent.
When: Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: General Public: $75, Members: $65 (AFTER March 15 - General Public: $85, Members: $75)
Fort Ticonderoga presents the Fifth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium, Saturday, April 9, 2016, in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. We invite you to join us, whether you are an experienced gardener or just getting started, for helpful insight from garden experts who live and garden in northern climates. This one-day program focuses on practical, easy-to-implement strategies for expanding and improving your garden or landscape. The programs are offered in an informal setting that encourages interaction between speakers and attendees.
When: Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 2:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: $10.00 per person, Members of Fort Ticonderoga and Children 4 & under are Free
Join Assistant Military Programs Supervisor Nick Spadone to delve into the tools, materials, and mathematics employed in constructing a redoubt. Begin with a theoretical look at redoubt construction through 18th-century treatises, then dive into a practical view by examining the original earthworks that still remain at Fort Ticonderoga.
When: Sat, May 7, 2016 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: Prices Vary
Experience Fort Ticonderoga on land and water during the 2016 season! Every day is an event at Fort Ticonderoga and every year is a new experience. It is the only site in the world that tells a new story each year through dynamic historical interpretation and exhibitions, bringing to life its epic story as the key to the continent in the 18th century. This year is 1777 at Fort Ticonderoga; a fundamental year in the American Revolution. Discover 1777 as German, Canadian, British, and American soldiers, as well as their native allies, fought to control the vital Lake Champlain corridor. Daily programming will bring to life this epic story through new programs & exhibits, Carillon boat cruises, living history weekends, special events, gardens, the Carillon Battlefield hiking trail, canoe rentals, Mount Defiance, and hands-on family activities.
When: Sat, May 7, 2016 until Sun, May 8, 2016 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: Adults (13-64): $20, Seniors (65+): $18.50, Children (5-12): $9, Children (4 & under): Free
In this two-day living history event soldiers of the Northern Continental army muster together to train and dig-in, preparing for General Burgoyne's British and Brunswick army expected at any time. Witness these New England regulars and militia encamp, cook and entrench themselves to keep the Ticonderoga camp in American hands
When: Sat, May 28, 2016 until Mon, May 30, 2016 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: Adults (13-64): $20, Seniors (65+): $18.50, Children (5-12): $9, Children (4 & under): Free
We salute the service of the armed forces of the United States on the grounds where so many American soldiers fought and sacrificed. Parade into Fort Ticonderoga behind the Fife and Drum Corps, stepping back in time to look at the soldiers of the American Revolution. See Fort Ticonderoga at the beginning of the American Revolution in 1776; a hive of activity as citizens turned soldiers take up pick and ax, hammer and saw to rebuild this old French Fort from the French and Indian war. All day long watch these new soldiers in the Continental Army ply their civilian trades to help build this military outpost.
When: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: Adults (13-64): $22, Seniors (65+): $20, Children (5-12): $9, Children (4 & under): Free
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. Discover the stories of centuries of Scottish soldiers in the British Army through a military timeline and remember the incredible bravery and discipline of the Black Watch against insurmountable odds at the 1758 Battle of Carillon Ceremony. Experience all of this within the beautiful stone walls and vistas of Fort Ticonderoga!

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