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.
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation which is restoring Lake Hopatcong Station will host a Beefsteak Dinner & Volunteers Celebration at St. Jude’s Church in Hopatcong at 6:30pm. For more information see https://lakehopatcongfoundation.org/events/beefsteak
By popular request! A daytime opening for those who have trouble making it to the museum on weekends.
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 4 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.
One of the best days at Lake Hopatcong. Food, shopping, demonstrations, boat rides and more. And the Museum is open all day!
Noted painter and author Eric Sloane worked at various summer jobs on the lake, including at local boat yards. In 1936 he presented a detailed color drawing of the lake as a gift to Nick Steneck, owner of Hockenjos Boat Company. The drawing was passed down to Nick Steneck, Jr. and his wife Peg. Nick and Peg have wonderfully donated this drawing to the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum and will be traveling from Michigan to unveil this wonderful museum addition at 7:00pm.
Hours of Operation
Based on the latest government guidance our museum is closed to the public as a result of the COVID-19 situation. All New Jersey State Parks are currently closed. We will reopen as soon as possible. Please contact us by email at LHHISTORY@att.net for research and to answer inquiries.