Fort Ticonderoga is a world-renowned 18th century stone fort built by the French in 1755 located in the Adirondack Park in Northern New York. Visit Fort Ticonderoga and experience the place where the clash for empire and struggle for liberty happened! Fort Ticonderoga is America's Fort, and considered one of the most significant and oldest historic sites 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.
Situated on 2,000 acres of picturesque landscape alongside Lake George and Lake Champlain, Fort Ticonderoga engages visitors of all ages. Become fully immersed in the Fort's story through soldier's life programs, tours, exhibits, living history events, and beautiful gardens. Enjoy a tour through the six-acre Heroic Corn Maze opening August 13th-October 9th. New recreational activities highlight Fort Ticonderoga's rich historic landscape, and include a scenic Battlefield hiking trail and canoe rentals that provide a unique perspective of the Fort's history. Special events and tours such as Behind the Scene Tour of Fort, Guns By Night (demo of 18th century guns), Historic Pavilion tour of the Pell summer home, Garrison Ghost Tours and more! Enjoy glorious views and unique gifts while having a meal at the Fort's on-site restaurant that features garden-to-table cuisine and shop the museum store.
Explore the Fort by water on the Carolina Boat Cruise. The wooden 60-foot, 49-passenger tour boat takes you around the Ticonderoga Peninsula. Set between the Greene and Adirondack mountains, the Caroline Boat Cruise offers rich history from the 18th century through the 20th century. The Caroline offers three, 90 minute tours a day, Tuesday through Sunday (11am, 1:30pm, and 4pm)
Fort Ticonderoga reopens for the summer season on May 7, 2016 from 9:30am- 5pm. Admission varies by season, but is typically around $22 for adults, $20 for 62 and over; and $9 for children 5-12. Children 4 and under are free. The season ends on October 30, 2016. For more information on special events, tours, and battle re-enactments visit our website or call (518) 585-2821 to see what's happening throughout the season!