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.
In 2020, explore the year 1774 during the peacetime garrison life in British North America on the eve of the Revolutionary War. Thrill at the power of artillery and crackle of muskets through daily weapons demonstrations and explore programs, new exhibits, gardens, historic trades, and other family adventures across the 2000-acre scenic historic property. New special events and reenactments make Fort Ticonderoga a bucket-list American destination to discover history on a grand scale.
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
Take a Trip to the Fort in 2021
Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Defiance are open for the season from Saturday, May 1 through Sunday, October 31, 2021! Experience the blend of history and natural beauty like nowhere else at Fort Ticonderoga Tuesday through Sunday, 9:30am to 5pm. The Heroic Corn Maze is open August through October.
Visit their website for more information on the summer campaign, special events, tours, battle re-enactments, and more. Your adventure awaits!