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2022 Opening Day!

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

We're back! The Museum opens to the public for the 2022 season on Saturday, May 21. Season highlights include: Free admission for all visitorsOpen every day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Outdoor exhibits including a new exhibit on the Clean Water Act, as well as Prohibition in the Champlain Valley, women captains and leaders, the …

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Free

New Boat Launch

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

We are launching our newest boat, a 29-foot whaleboat! Built by student boat builders from Addison Wayfinder Experience and Middlebury Union High School, this project has been so exciting to […]

Free

Abenaki Heritage Weekend

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

Join the Native American community at the Abenaki Heritage Weekend on June 18 and 19 at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to explore and learn about the Abenaki perspective on life in the Champlain Valley. Activities include several workshops, presentations, drumming, and singing. More information will be shared soon! This heritage weekend brings together citizens of …

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Free

Hope for TomorROW

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

Join us this June for the Hope for TomorROW, an annual rowathon and community event committed to raising awareness about teen suicide and an opportunity for us to come together in memory, hope, and support. Held in partnership with Project HOePpnEr, this event is open to everyone and anyone - no prior rowing experience needed! Register …

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$25

Museum After Hours Summer Party

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

You are invited to an outdoor summer evening party at the Museum! Tickets are $40/person and include entry to the event as well as: Live music by Unruly AlliesWood-fired pizza served up by Open Hearth Pizza (vegetarian and vegan options available!)Onsite bar with beer, wine, and a special summer cocktailLu•Lu ice creamRaffle featuring a sailing …

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$40

Lake Champlain Challenge Race

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

Everyone’s favorite annual challenge and fun-filled summer race on Lake Champlain! All human-powered vessels are invited to the Lake Champlain Challenge Race at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to try to set the new fastest time. The Challenge Race is a three-mile triangular course. Participants compete in race categories such as 6- and 4-person rowing gigs, …

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$25