Located in a 19 th century building which originally served as a Morris Canal locktender’s house, the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum offers an engaging and informative look at the history of New Jersey’s largest lake.

Upcoming Events

May
15
Sat
Hudson Farm Charity Hike @ Hudson Farm
May 15 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am

The hike is free and open to all. Lunch and a souvenir are provided compliments of Hudson Farm. Everyone who completes the hike will receive $1 per year of age that they can donate to the participating local organizations. Those over 65 may substitute the hike for a tour of the grounds and estate house. The farm is located at 270 Sparta-Stanhope Road in Hopatcong. Come on out and enjoy a great day for the lake community!

May
22
Sat
Annual Native Plant Sale @ Lake Hopatcong Station
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

A chance to plants some great varieties while helping the lake’s environment.  There will be an option to order ahead.  This sale will include many varieties of native plants so they should take well to your yard.

Jun
19
Sat
Lake Hopatcong Antique Boat Show @ Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

One of the great days at Lake Hopatcong.  Come view the beautiful boats at the historic and beautiful Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club.  Open to all.

Jul
4
Sun
Annual Lake Hopatcong Fireworks @ Lake Hopatcong - Main Lake
Jul 4 @ 9:00 pm

Always a special night at Lake Hopatcong!

Jul
14
Wed
Boating Regulations Commission Meeting at Lake Hopatcong @ Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Boating Regulations Commission will conduct their July 2021 meeting at Lake Hopatcong.

Oct
2
Sat
Lake Hopatcong Block Party @ Hopatcong State Park
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

One of the best days at Lake Hopatcong.  Food, shopping, demonstrations, boat rides and more.  And the Museum is open all day!

Fun Stuff!

Explore Exhibits

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Historical Articles

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Photo Gallery

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Museum Shop

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Hours of Operation

In accordance with approval granted by the NJDEP Division of Parks & Forestry, the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum will open on a limited basis.  Visits to the museum will be by appointment only with no more than six visitors in the building at one time. Masks and social distancing will be required.

To schedule an appointment, please email LHHISTORY@att.net or telephone 973-398-2616.

Please continue to email us at LHHISTORY@att.net for your research requests and for any other inquiries.