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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Open daily 10am to 5pm: May 23, 2015 through October 11, 2015


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2015 Special Events

May 16 Blacksmith Hammer-In
Featuring guest blacksmith Lucian Avery

May 21 Champlain Longboats Launch Day

May 23 Opening Day

May 30 Spring Wave
Come and watch this annual youth rowing race at LCMM.

May 30 LCMM Golf Challenge
New event at Basin Harbor Club's championship golf course. Registration now open.

May 28 Shipwrecks of New York State Exhibit Opening

June 13-14 Kids Pirate Festival
Featuring Rockin' Ron, the friendly Pirate.

June 19 Vermont Invasive Patroller Workshop
Free workshop to learn how to identify and survey for aquatic invasive species.

June 27-28 Abenaki Heritage Weekend
A weekend of arts, music, dance, and lifeways.

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 11-12 Racing Weekend

Saturday August 8: LCMM is bringing so much to the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival in Burlington this year!


August 15-16 Rabble in Arms Reenactment Weekend

September is Archaeology Month

October 10 James Wakefield Rescue Row
Annual youth rowing race in commemoration of a heroic rescue on the Burlington Waterfront in 1876.

Sunday, October 11 Season Closing - last open day


Courses & Workshops | Rowing | Metalworking | Shipwreck Tours | Summer Camps



Courses & Workshops | Rowing | Metalworking | Shipwreck Tours | Summer Camps


Make a Donation to support these events

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.