Exhibits are closed for the season, office hours M-F, 9-5
LCMM Exhibits Open for the Season, May 27
Schooner Lois McClure, Public Boarding, June weekends only.
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 4472 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes. The Legacy Tour of canal schooner Lois McClure this summer marks the 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal with a celebration of waterways and trees. Welcome aboard to discover how the “boatwood” trees, White Oak and White Pine, have been essential for centuries in boat building and in the forest ecosystem. Boarding times, information, and schooner itinerary, www.lcmm.org or 802 475-2022.
Saturday June 3, Workshop: Traditional Fish Traps and Spears
10am – noon and 1-3pm. Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. The Fishing and River Use group of the Akwesasne Cultural Restoration Program, Environment Division of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe will be providing two workshops on techniques for making and using fish traps and fish spears based on research and talking with Elders. Workshop presenters are in their fourth year of training in Mohawk language and traditional skills. The workshop will include storytelling, demonstrations using pre-made traps and spears, and a walk to the lake to try out spearing fish decoys and checking fish traps at the waterfront. No fish will be harmed and all fish will be released. The workshop is included with Museum admission, which is free for LCMM members, children 5 and under, Veterans and their families.
Saturday Evening, June 3, 2017 6 pm Join us for a free presentation on Using Technology to Explore Cenotes and Underground Rivers in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula by Sam Meacham, in partnership with Waterfront Dive Center. Sam is an experienced cave diver and is committed to understanding the complex dynamics of the Yucatán Peninsula's karst aquifer, as well as the people affected by it. He has extensive experience leading cave diving expeditions in the region, the most significant of which is the ongoing exploration of Sistema Ox Bel Ha and the adjacent Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. Saturday Evening, June 3, 2017 6 pm, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center, Burlington, VT. Please click here to reserve your free tickets.
Rowing & Racing Weekend
Skiffie Racing and Potluck, July 8
Lake Champlain Challenge Race, July 9
LCMM Exhibits Close for the Season, Sunday October 15
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All special events held rain or shine, and are are included with regular museum admission, unless otherwise noted. Exhibit buildings and performance areas at the museum are wheelchair accessible. Access to the waterfront is limited for people with mobility challenges. For ASL interpretation of performances, please contact the museum five days in advance.