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

Jan
23
Thu
Landing, A Transportation Mecca @ Lake Hopatcong Station
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Landing was once a transportation hub for Lake Hopatcong with the Lackawanna Railroad, Morris County Traction Company, and two different steamboat companies all converging to deliver passengers to their destinations around the popular resort.  Spectacular images of the Lackawanna, Black Line and White Line steamers, and trolley will give you a whole new perspective of this area and explain just how Landing got its name.  Presented by Marty Kane.

May
2
Sat
Annual Native Plant Sale @ Lake Hopatcong Station
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Get a jump on spring planting that’s good for the environment by shopping at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Native Plant Sale on Saturday, May 2 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Lake Hopatcong Station, 125 Landing Road, Landing. This sale will include many varieties of plants, all native to New Jersey, so they should take well to your yard.  Experts will be on hand to answer questions.

May
9
Sat
Lake Hopatcong Block Party @ Hopatcong State Park
May 9 @ 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!

May
16
Sat
Hudson Farm Charity Hike @ Hudson Farm
May 16 @ 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!

Jun
27
Sat
Lake Hopatcong Antique Boat Show @ Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
Jun 27 @ 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
2
Thu
Annual Lake Hopatcong Fireworks @ Lake Hopatcong - Main Lake
Jul 2 @ 9:00 pm

Always a special night at Lake Hopatcong!

Fun Stuff!

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Hours of Operation

The Museum is now closed for winter but we are still available for research and special appointments.  Please contact us.

Happy Holidays to all!

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