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
23
Sat
New Date!! Annual Native Plant Sale @ Lake Hopatcong Station
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation Native Plant Sale has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 23 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Lake Hopatcong Station, 125 Landing Road, Landing.  There will be an option to order ahead and arrange for pick-up/delivery or to safely browse that day.  This sale will include many varieties of native plants so they should take well to your yard.
Jun
4
Thu
CANCELED—-Rex Beach, The Lake’s Greatest Author @ Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Part of the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum’s dinner program series.  Flyer to be forwarded to all museum members approximately 6 weeks before the event.

Jun
27
Sat
POSTPONED – Annual Lake Hopatcong Veteran’s Cruise @ Lake Hopatcong Cruises (Miss Lotta)
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

9:00AM- JEFFERSON & HOPATCONG VETERANS
11:00AM- MT. ARLINGTON & ROXBURY VETERANS

Point of Contacts:

JEFFERSON: JOANNE MEYER 973-208-6102
JMEYER@JEFFERSONTOWNSHIP.NET

MT. ARLINGTON: CHRISTINA CHISMAR 973-234-5080
CCHISMAR@MTARLINGTONBORO.COM

HOPATCONG: CATHY MILLIAN 973-770-2701
CMILIAN@HOPATCONG.ORG

ROXBURY: CHRISTINE HOUTZ 973-479-5881
CHRISHOUTZ@HOTMAIL.COM

Complimentary light lunch following each cruise at:
The American Legion
210 Espanong Road, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

 

POSTPONED – 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!

Jul
16
Thu
CANCELED – Book Me A Room! Lake Hopatcong’s Grand Hotels @ Casa Bianca
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Part of the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum’s dinner program series.  Flyer to be forwarded to all museum members approximately 6 weeks before the event.

Aug
27
Thu
A Century in Northwood @ To Be Announced
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Part of the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum’s dinner program series.  Flyer to be forwarded to all museum members approximately 6 weeks before the event.

Oct
10
Sat
Lake Hopatcong Block Party @ Hopatcong State Park
Oct 10 @ 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!

Oct
11
Sun
Lake Hopatcong Lake Loop @ Hopatcong State Park
Oct 11 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

A great day outdoors!  See https://lakehopatcongfoundation.org/events/lake-loop/

Nov
7
Sat
The Roaring 20’s @ The Palace Theatre
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Flyer to be forwarded to all museum members approximately 6 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

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.