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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Open daily 10am to 5pm: May 31, 2014 to October 12, 2014


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Courses & Workshops | Rowing Opportunities | Blacksmithing Opportunities | Shipwreck Tours


2014 Special Events

May 22 Whale Boat Launch Day
Featuring Mystic Seaport's Matthew Stackpole.

May 31 Opening Day

May 31 Spring Wave
Come and watch this annual youth rowing race at LCMM.

May 31 LCMM Golf Challenge
New event at Basin Harbor Club's championship golf course. Registration now open.

May 31 Blacksmith Hammer-In
Featuring guest blacksmith Greg Gehner

June 7 Through the Lens Exhibit Opening
Join photographers and judges in the gallery.

June 14-15 - Kids Pirate Festival
Father's Day Fun! Featuring Rockin' Ron, the friendly Pirate.

June 28-29 Abenaki Heritage Weekend
A weekend of arts, music, dance, and lifeways. Presented in partnership with the Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs and Vermont's Abenaki tribes.

July 3 The Big ShaBANG: Food-Fireworks-Fun
Bring your lawn chairs and join us for an evening of food, fun, and a front row seat to Basin Harbor Club's fireworks display.

July 4 Independence Day Commemoration
Step aboard replica 1776 gunboat Philadelphia II to hear a reading of the Declaration of Independence and commemorate the founding of our nation; featuring cannon firing demonstrations. Free admission for Veterans, Armed Services and their families.

July 13 Challenge Race
Come paddle or row in the annual 3-mile Challenge Race. Bring your own boat or just watch the fun.

July 19 Star Spangled Nation 1812 Traveling Exhibit Opening

August 2 LCMM Triathlon Canceled
Canoe/Kayak • Bike • Run - in partnership with - proceeds benefit LCMM programs!

August 16-17 Rabble in Arms
History comes alive for the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 as costumed re-enactors in a fleet of traditional boats recreate the British attack on Fort Cassin.

September is Archaeology Month with special workshops September 6, 13, 20, 27

October 11 James Wakefield Rescue Row
Annual youth rowing race in commemoration of a heroic rescue on the Burlington Waterfront in 1876.

October 12 Season Closing - last open day Sunday, October 12


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Donations support everything that Lake Champlain Maritime Museum does, from education to boatbuilding to underwater research. Consider a tax-deductible donation today!



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.