Fort Ticonderoga

Guarding the water passage between Lake Champlain and Lake George since the French and Indian War, Fort Ticonderoga 2,000-acre site hosts an amazing array of demonstrations, exhibits, events, and tours.

Fort Ticonderoga

Come and immerse yourself in the nearly 2000 acres of exquisite landscape overlooking Lake Champlain and Vermont’s Green Mountains.  Fort Ticonderoga is located in the scenic Adirondack Park, and is the largest contiguous park in the United States. You can Daily programs and special events recreate Fort Ticonderoga’s defining story and the roar of cannon and pageantry of arms bring to life the struggle for America!

Fort Ticonderoga’s museum offers guests the opportunity to discover the objects that helped shape the nations of North America!  Engaging exhibits featuring weapons used in the Revolutionary War, engraved powder horns, and everyday objects used by soldiers help tell the story of how history was made at Ticonderoga.  Annual special exhibits in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center exhibition gallery highlight rarely-seen treasures from the museum’s century-old collections.

The museum offers fun hands-on living history programs to seasonal Heroic Corn Maze; scholarly seminars to garden activities. Fort Ticonderoga offers more than one hundred exciting and unique events and programs each year making it a favorite place to visit!  History enthusiasts, groups, families and educators all have unique opportunities to immerse themselves in Fort Ticonderoga’s rich history, beautiful landscape and engaging programs. Spend the day with us at America’s Fort!

History of Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga is where the clash for empire and struggle for liberty happened! Fort Ticonderoga is America’s Fort and is one of the most significant and oldest historic places to visit in North America. It tells the story of how the armies of Great Britain and France struggled to control a continent and where a generation later Americans fought to establish a free nation.  It celebrates how America remembers its past and finds inspiration in the power of place to preserve its epic history for future generations.

Take Amtrak to Fort Ticonderoga

Experience Fort Ticonderoga via Amtrak to Ticonderoga Station in Ticonderoga, NY—Don’t forget to use Amtrak’s See New York and Save 15% discount!

Rent a car with Enterprise! Pick up your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car right at the Ticonderoga Station. Click here to reserve your car or call the Middlebury office today at: 802-388-3800.

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