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Fort Ticonderoga

Your Adventure Awaits!
100 Fort Ti Rd
Ticonderoga , NY 12883
Main Contact: Beth Hill

 

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! 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

When: Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: $10.00; Fort Ticonderoga Members are admitted for free
See French Regulars, Natives, and Canadians assemble at the fort, preparing to march across frozen Lake George to meet the enemy. Witness French soldiers building scaling ladders, artilleryman preparing the guns, stores, and ammunition as the army prepares for the surprise winter attack!
When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 at 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
This day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experiences gardeners, provides helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in upstate New York and northern New England.
When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 until Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 at 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: Cost: $430; $415 for Members
Join Curator of Collections, Matthew Keagle, and Head of Costume, Eliza West, to build your own French soldiers’ habit. Explore the latest evidence for the construction and fit of these full-length, full-skirted coats, iconic of the French soldier.
When: Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: $10; discount for Fort Ticonderoga Members
The Fort Fever series highlight Fort Ticonderoga's history, collections, landscape, and the latest research conducted by museum staff.
When: Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: Prices Vary
Experience Fort Ticonderoga on land and water during the 2017 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: Friday, May 19, 2017 until Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
The War College has become a top venue for historians on subjects relating to the French & Indian War, drawing speakers and participants from across North America.
When: Saturday, May 27, 2017 until Monday, May 29, 2017 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY 12883
Cost: Included in the price of admission
Join Fort Ticonderoga on Memorial Day weekend to salute the service of the armed forces of the United States on the very grounds where so many American soldiers fought and sacrificed.
When: Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: Included in the price of admission
Join the commemoration of Scottish heritage and culture, as well as their significant contributions to the 18th-century North American history.
When: Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY 12883
Cost: Included in the price of admission
Stand on the very ground and march out to the "Old French Lines," where American soldiers entrenched themselves during the epic Battle of Carillon on July 8, 1758.
When: Sunday, Jul 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: Please contact Martha Strum at the Business Office for more information.
Enjoy the King's Garden with afternoon tea, champagne, classic cocktails, conservation, music and elegant fare.

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