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
21
Sat
Lake Hopatcong Block Party @ Hopatcong State Park
May 21 @ 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!
Jun
7
Tue
Lake Hopatcong in the Roaring 20’s! @ Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Part of the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum’s dinner program series.  Flyer to be forwarded to all museum members approximately 4 weeks before the event.

Jun
18
Sat
Lake Hopatcong Antique Boat Show @ Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
Jun 18 @ 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.

Jun
25
Sat
Annual Lake Hopatcong Veteran’s Cruise @ Lake Hopatcong Cruises (Miss Lotta)
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Jul
1
Fri
Annual Lake Hopatcong Fireworks @ Lake Hopatcong - Main Lake
Jul 1 @ 9:00 pm

Always a special night at Lake Hopatcong!

 

Rain Date – July 9, 2022.

Jul
13
Wed
Boating Regulations Commission Meeting at Lake Hopatcong @ Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Boating Regulations Commission will conduct their July 2022 meeting at Lake Hopatcong.

Sep
13
Tue
Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum Dinner Program – “Lake Hopatcong’s Wood’s Port” @ Stone Water Restaurant
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Part of the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum’s dinner program series.  Flyer to be forwarded to all museum members approximately 4 weeks before the event.

Oct
19
Wed
Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum Dinner Program – “The Ice Age” @ Windlass Restaurant
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Part of the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum’s dinner program series.  Flyer to be forwarded to all museum members approximately 4 weeks before the event.

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

Opening Night!!  Friday, April 8th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Stroll and view the latest changes in your hometown museum as award winning concert pianist Peter Toth plays the Joe Cook piano.  Hungarian pianist Peter Toth, who now proudly lives in Hopatcong, is one of the most recognized artists of his generation. He has concertized in most countries in Europe, including Hungary, Austria, Slovakia, Germany, Russia, France, Holland, Spain, Italy, and Switzerland. In addition, he performed in Japan, South Korea, Peru, Costa Rica, China, Australia, and the United States. Join us for a special evening!

Spring 2022 Hours:                                      Sunday, April 10, 1:00pm-4:00pm                Sunday, April 24, 1:00pm-4:00pm                Saturday, May 7, 2:00pm-4:00pm                Saturday, May 21, 10:00am-4:00pm

Please email us at LHHISTORY@att.net or telephone 973-398-2616 for research requests, gift shop questions, to schedule an appointment to visit the museum outside of public hours, or any other inquiries.