- a unique blend of striking scenic beauty, endless outdoor recreational opportunities and celebrated heritage.
Fort Ticonderoga: World-renowned 18th Century stone fort built by the French in 1755 located in the Adirondack Park in Upstate New York. Visit Fort Ticonderoga where you can experience the place 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 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 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 6-acre Heroic Corn Maze opening August 15th-October 20th. New recreational activities that highlights Fort Ticonderoga's rich historic landscape includes 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.
Fort Ticonderoga is open daily 5/10-10/19, 2014 from 9:30am- 5pm. Admission is $17.50 for adults, $15.00 for seniors; and $8 for children 5-12. Children 4 and under are free. 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!
NEW! Explore the Fort by water with one of our canoe rentals!