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Fort Ticonderoga

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Fort Ticonderoga Admission
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One destination, endless adventures for the whole family! Witness history come alive through daily programs and weapon demos, special tours, Carillon Boat Cruises, hands-on family activities, premier museum exhibits, beautiful gardens, Mount...more
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102 Fort Ti Rd, Ticonderoga, NY 12883-2714
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With a history tied to France, England, and the new United States (American colonies), the fort has been carefully restored and interpreted using static displays, videos, and docent re-enacters. The setting along Lake Champlain and linked to Lake George is visually stunning and deepens the...More

Thank George W
Beth H, President & CEO at Fort Ticonderoga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

George, thank you for your visit and review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never realized just how far these old Cannon and Mortar could actually fire a round or a shell! Actually measured in miles! Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Don't miss this for a quick tour and thrilling scenery. Do expect to spend more time than...More

Thank Daniel B
Beth H, President & CEO at Fort Ticonderoga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Daniel, thank you for your visit and review! You are correct--definitely plan to spend a whole day or two with us (included in admission)! We look forward to welcoming you back next year for a portrayal of 1758 with new programs and interpretations!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a pleasure to visit. The fort is central to the French Indian and Revolutionary Wars - primarily because of its strategic location. You learn this when you attend presentations by very knowledgable role playing docents. We were part of two of these...More

Thank Jim M
Beth H, President & CEO at Fort Ticonderoga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jim, thank you for your heartfelt review and your visit! We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful visit--we know that it is so hard to fit all that we offer into one day--so hopefully, you were able to take advantage of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited location on 10/14/2018 – Rating: 10 – Excellent – Activity was great to learn about how the Fort was built and all the history. Our dog loved being able to walk the open grounds and Form. Also, the staff and food were absolutely wonderful.

Thank Abby G
Beth H, President & CEO at Fort Ticonderoga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Abby, thank you for your visit and review! We love hearing that you had a great time and you brought your 4-legged family member along for some historic fun! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The point where Fort Ticonderoga is located screams strategic significance if you allow yourself to be transported back to the 18th century. That’s why it changed hands between the French and the English as they scrapped for colonial superiority in the pre-American Revolution days. Fort...More

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Beth H, President & CEO at Fort Ticonderoga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your visit and review! We love hearing feedback from our visitors, and it sure sounds like you became immersed in the 18th-century history and breathtaking beauty during your visit! And WOW a Ticonderoga themed room--we love it! If you'd like...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fort was a fascinating place to visit. The guides were well informed and very impressive. The view from the nearby Mount Defiance was excellent.

Thank RBHPotsdamNY
Beth H, President 7 CEO at Fort Ticonderoga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and review! We are so pleased that you had a wonderful visit and had a chance to see the panoramic vistas atop Mount Defiance. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I both have a love for history and thought a fall trip up to Fort Ticonderoga might be a fun and relaxing adventure. We didn't expect much, but were very pleasantly surprised. I'm fairly well read regarding the Seven Years' War, French...More

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Beth H, President & CEO at Fort Ticonderoga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ed, thank you for the wonderful review! We are so pleased that you took advantage of your buy one3 day visit the next day free ticket! It is also great to hear that you were able to experience both the boat and enjoy a lovely...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loaded with history on the settlement of this area of the country, and the wars that happened along the Champlain valley.

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Beth H, President & CEO at Fort Ticonderoga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Than k you for your visit and review!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Fort Ticonderoga during a recent Hudson river vacation. We followed the course of the British invasion of New York during the Revolutionary war, visiting Fort Crown Point, Fort Ticonderoga, Whitehall, and the site of the turning point Battle of Saratoga....More

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Beth H, President & CEO at Fort Ticonderoga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for your review! We are so pleased to hear about your recent visit, and we are sorry you didnt make it up Mount Defiance. For future visits, just to let you know we do have a pavilion with a roof at the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ft. Ticonderoga is doing ground-breaking work. Everything they do is based on documentation taken from primary sources. They use period-correct tools to harvest trees on property to make cannon carriages and all the implements used in the demonstrations. They even have port fires they made...More

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Beth H, President & CEO at Fort Ticonderoga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and review! We are so pleased to hear that you had a great time and admire our living history. We used up to date research for our yearly-changing portrayals. Be sure to join us again next year for 1785 for...More

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Cathyandal
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Hunchat | Reviewed this property |
By all means just drive to the fort, it's about an hour drive from Shelburne. This way you don't have to worry about any other transportation.
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off4summer
June 23, 2018|
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Response from Rob M | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't there for a reenactment, so I can't honestly answer.
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Bonnie M
February 22, 2018|
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Response from hillb1756 | Property representative |
Absolutely! Museum staff including historic interpreters dressed in period clothes present every day through October 31st. Be sure to catch one of 14 tours and programs offered each day including guided tours, weapons... More
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