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Fort Ticonderoga Daily Programs & Outdoor Exploration
May 8, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Experience the blend of history and natural beauty like nowhere else when you visit Fort Ticonderoga! Explore 2000-acres of America’s most historic landscape, located on the shores of Lake Champlain, nestled between New York’s Adirondack & Vermont’s Green Mountains. Create lasting memories as you embark on an unforgettable adventure that spans centuries, defined a continent, and helped forge a nation.
Hailed as the premier living history site in North America, Fort Ticonderoga’s staff brings history to life every day! Ticonderoga’s epic history and signature stories are highlighted through innovative story telling on a grand scale, historic trades, daily soldiers’ life programs, thrilling weapons demonstrations, endless outdoor activities, and captivating special events.
This year, Fort Ticonderoga debuts a new chapter in its history. Follow the story of 1759, from the final heroic defense of French Fort Carillon to the construction of British Fort Ticonderoga. Just as in 1759, the historic portrayal reflected in programs and tours will change in July. May 7-July 26, experience this pivotal campaign in the French & Indian War through engaging programs featuring French soldiers and artillerymen. July 27-October 31, meet the New England provincial soldiers serving with the British Army as they guarded Ticonderoga, building a new fort and fleet upon Lake Champlain.
Fort Ticonderoga is a must-see destination, a center of learning, and an interactive, multi-faceted experience. Daily programs bring to life epic chapters of history and signature stories through new interactive programs and world-class museum exhibits, boat tours aboard the Carillon, living history events, special programs, lush gardens, Mount Defiance tours, hands-on family activities, and more!
Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Defiance will be open for visitation Tuesday-Sunday May 7-October 30, 2022 from 9:30 am until 5:00 pm (last ticket sold at 4:30 pm). Tickets are encouraged to be purchased online in advance by visiting www.fortticonderoga.org or can be purchased the day of at the Admission’s Booth. General admission tickets are valid for two consecutive days!