Fort Ticonderoga is a bucket list destination! Bring the family and enjoy hands-on activities, daily weapon demos, boat tours, world-class museum exhibits, beautiful gardens, friendly animals, and more. Rain or shine, there's something for everyone!
Experience History at Fort Ticonderoga
Spend the day, witness the beauty, and discover the history at Fort Ticonderoga in Ticonderoga, NY! Located near the northern end of Lake George, every day is an event at Fort Ticonderoga, and every year offers new experiences. In fact, the fort is the only site in America 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, Fort Ticonderoga will highlight the epic story of 1758, the year of the climactic Battle of Carillon. Visitors can learn about this story and other chapters in the site's history through special programs and museum exhibits, walks through their majestic gardens, daily boat tours on board the Carillon, hands-on family activities, and more.
Special Programs & Seasonal Fun
From living history to behind-the-scenes programs, battle re-enactments, workshops, seminars, and seasonal activities, there is always something happening at this family-friendly attraction. Some of the highlights include:
- Daily Soldiers' Life Programs
- Guided Museum Tours
- Carillon Boat Tours on Lake Champlain
- Musket Firing Demonstrations
- Cannon Fire Demonstrations
- Hiking Trail
- Fifes & Drums Performances
- Heritage Breed Animals
- Unique Special Tours & Evening Programs
- America's Fort Cafe
- Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure (Open Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm, August 31-25, 2019; Open Weekends 10:00am - 5:00pm, August 31 - October 20, 2019 Also open Labor Day & Columbus Day)
Take a Trip to the Fort
This year, Fort Ticonderoga is open for visitation from May 4 through October 31, 2019, from 9:30am-5:00pm, rain or shine. General admission tickets can be purchased online or on-site.
Visit their website for more information on special events, tours, battle re-enactments, and more. Your adventure awaits!