Spend the day, discover the beauty, and experience the history at Fort Ticonderoga, located in the Adirondack Park of Upstate New York! Your adventure awaits as you discover Ticonderoga’s epic history by water and across the 2000 acre museum campus. Step aboard the Carillon Cruise boat to ride the wake of epic history on Lake Champlain surrounded by unspoiled natural beauty; visit the iconic restored fort, known as the “key to the continent” in the 18th-century and the site of America’s first victory of the Revolution; explore the historic landscape while you hike Carillon Battlefield or visit Mount Defiance; and savor the beauty of the King’s Garden where you roll up your sleeves and dig into centuries of horticulture alongside heritage breed chickens and cattle . Dig deeper into Ticonderoga’s history in museum exhibitions that highlight world-renowned collections or during one of the many daily programs, tours, or musket demonstrations. March along to the beat of the Fife & Drum Corps or thrill at the roar of cannon at battle reenactments. Family fun abounds in the seasonal 6-acre Heroic Corn Maze with a new design. Experience the maze at night during the Maze by Moonlight! Rent a canoe and paddle the La Chute River to explore Fort Ticonderoga’s most historic waterway. July and August features special children’s 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 with the whole family to participate in the Soldier for an Evening program to learn to march and drill as new recruits in 1775! Be sure to stop by the Museum Store to purchase a gift of historic proportions and dine at America’s Fort Café featuring family-friendly garden to table cuisine, fresh from the King’s Garden, and regional beer and wine.
Fort Ticonderoga is open daily 5/7-10/16, 2016 from 9:30am- 5pm, and 10/17-10/30, 2016 from 10am-4pm. Spend the day, rain or shine, at America’s Fort! Tickets can be purchased at www.fortticonderoga.org or on site at the admissions booth.