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.
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.
Join Canal Society of New Jersey President Joe Macasek for an interesting walk of the former Edison Mine and Edison Ore-Milling Company. Edison founded an iron mining and processing company here in the 1890’s and made important contributions to the field of mining technology. This site is incredibly rich with historic ruins, abandoned railroads and abandoned mines. This tour is only open to members of the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum.
Hours of Operation
The Museum will have evening hours during Hopatcong State Park's summer season and will be open:
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5pm-8pm Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 5pm-8pm Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 5pm-8pm
The Museum is also available for research and special appointments. Please contact us.