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Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga is a must-see destination, a center of learning, and an interactive, multi-faceted experience! Daily programs bring epic chapters of history and signature stories to life through new interactive programs and world-class museum exhibits, boat tours on historic Lake Champlain, living history events, special programs, lush gardens, Mount Defiance tours, hands-on family activities, and hiking trails, and more.

Every day is an event at Fort Ticonderoga and every year is a new experience!

This year, Fort Ticonderoga debuts a new chapter in its story. Discover innovative storytelling on a grand scale with guided tours, witness thrilling weapons demonstrations, explore endless outdoor activities, and see the British-occupied fort in the years just before the American Revolution.

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Fort Ticonderoga is open to visitors May-October Tuesday-Sunday from 9:30 am until 5:00 pm (the last ticket sold at 4:30 pm). There will be a schedule of set times and locations for tours, demonstrations, and programs upon entry to Fort Ticonderoga.

The property, including Mount Defiance, is closed on Mondays.

Open hours: 
Sunday: 9:30 am-5:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9:30 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 9:30 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am-5:00 pm

Organization learning resources

Title Description Cost
Center for Digital History
PUBLISHED

Through the Center for Digital History, we are reaching beyond the historic grounds of Fort Ticonderoga to bring our award-winning educational programs into homes and classrooms online. Join engaging, interactive programs and discover the powerful stories of the men and women who lived at Ticonderoga in the 18th century. Beyond live online programming, see thousands of museum artifacts, watch dozens of videos, and see the many educational resources that have earned Fort Ticonderoga the reputation as the premier center for the study and dissemination of the military experience in the Early Modern Era (c.1609-1815).

Academic - General
History / social studies
Science - STEM - General
Mathematics
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Adults
Fort Ticonderoga Center for Digital History
PUBLISHED

Through the Center for Digital History, we are reaching beyond the historic grounds of Fort Ticonderoga to bring our award-winning educational programs into homes and classrooms online. Join engaging, interactive programs and discover the powerful stories of the men and women who lived at Ticonderoga in the 18th century. Beyond live online programming, see thousands of museum artifacts, watch dozens of videos, and see the many educational resources that have earned Fort Ticonderoga the reputation as the premier center for the study and dissemination of the military experience in the Early Modern Era (c.1609-1815).

History / social studies
Mathematics
Visual arts / crafts
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Adults