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Fort Ticonderoga

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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! Open daily 5/6/17-10/29/17, 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 1757, and step into colonial New Francea year when France controlled the strategic fortification known as Carillon (and later named Ticonderoga), as they fought with the British for control of North America. Explore historic trades shops and interact with shoemakers, bakers and others who made up the day-to-day life at the stone fortress. Discover the real story behind Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Last of the Mohicans" book, a time when French soldiers, Canadian militia, and native warriors were preparing weapons and readying to march on the British-held fort in Lake George.

NEW for 2017- The Worlds at War exhibit provides more extensive insight into 1757, a year with significant impact on miliary alliances, including the largest gathering of native peoples in North America that became part of the 1757 campaign at Fort Ticonderoga. Also experience the all new artillery park, where every day at 2 p.m. you will experience a blast from the past, with an outstanding artillery demonstration unlike any you have ever seen. 

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 and Defend the Fort. Explore our six-acre corn maze designed especially for Fort Ticonderoga, open daily 8/12/17-8/28/17, Sat. & Sun. 9/1/17-10/28/17. Also open Labor Day, 9/4/17 & Columbus Day, 10/9/17. Experience the maze at night! Maze by Moonlight, Friday 10/27/17 & Saturday 10/28/17.

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 5/6/17-10/29/17. Two day tickets available! 

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Save 10% On General Admission
Spend the day, discover the beauty, experience the history at Fort Ticonderoga. Enjoy our featured 18th-Century Artillery Exhibit: Last Argument of Kings, Carillon boat cruises, Mt. Defiance experience, hiking trails, family activities, daily programs, canoe rentals, hands-on exhibits, museum, gardens & more! Click now to claim your coupon!
Expires: 10/29/2017
(Coupon valid from 5/6/17-10/29/17. Offer only valid with coupon. Special events and two day passes are excluded from this offer. General Admission pass DOES NOT include the Carillon Boat. Printed coupon must be presented for savings to be applied.)
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Upcoming Events

When: Thursday, Jun 29, 2017
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Fort Ticonderoga introduces a rare opportunity to go beyond the exhibition case to examine and handle original 18th-century weapons with the supervision and knowledge of Fort Ticonderoga's expert staff.
When: Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
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.
When: Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 until Sunday, Jul 23, 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
Witness how the British amassed the largest army in North American history to date yet was stunningly defeated by a French army a quarter of its size.
When: Saturday, Jul 29, 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
Experience martial music at its best at America's Fort! From the American Revolution, to the Civil War, to modern commemoration, learn about the practical purpose of fifes and drums.
When: Friday, Sep 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
Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and take part in a series of programs including historic trades, tours, garden programs and more designed for homeschool families!
When: Saturday, Sep 9, 2017 until Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, Fort Road, Ticonderoga, NY 12883
Join Fort Ticonderoga and more than 700 re-enactors for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1777 Brown's Raid! An attack led by patriot Colonel John Brown will take British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga by surprise 238 years later during the upcoming real-life action adventure.
When: Friday, Sep 22, 2017 until Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY 12883
Cost: Call ahead to register
This weekend seminar focuses on the military, political, and social history of the American War for Independence.
When: Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: Adult: $21, Senior: $19.50, Children (5-12):$9, Children under 4 are FREE
Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun!
When: Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: $10 per Girl Scout and includes a Fort Ticonderoga Girl Scout patch. Adults pay the adult group rate of $14
Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and take part in a series of programs designed for Girl Scouts of all ages!

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