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

Oct
12
Sat
Sussex County’s Heritage Weekend
Oct 12 – Oct 13 all-day

Historical sites across Sussex County will be open this weekend.  Obtain a complete brochure, maps and more at https://www.scahc.org/Events/ .  The Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum joins the fun and will be open on Sunday October 13, 2019 from noon to 4:00 pm.

Beefsteak & Tricky Tray Fundraiser @ St. Jude's Parish Hall
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum, like many community groups, uses St. Jude’s Parish Hall for programs and other events.  Unfortunately the lack of a sound system has made it difficult to hear in this large building.  On October 12th we come together as a community to raise the funds necessary to purchase a sound system so that the parish hall can serve the entire community for many years to come.

Oct
13
Sun
Lake Loop 2019 @ Hopatcong State Park
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Lake Loop 2019 offers participants bike, run and paddle challenges on Sunday, October 13 at Hopatcong State Park.

Museum Open @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nov
7
Thu
Native American Stories of the Lenape @ Lake Hopatcong Foundation
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nov
9
Sat
Centennial Celebration of the Palace Theatre – One Hundred Years Ago at Lake Hopatcong @ Palace Theatre
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Nov
17
Sun
Museum Open @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dec
15
Sun
Museum Open @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dec
21
Sat
Model Railroad at Historic Lake Hopatcong Station @ Lake Hopatcong Station
Dec 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Lake Hopatcong Foundation and Sussex County Railroad Club will feature model railroad in the historic Lake Hopatcong Station, which first opened in 1911 and has been recently restored.

Dec
22
Sun
Model Railroad at Historic Lake Hopatcong Station @ Lake Hopatcong Station
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Lake Hopatcong Foundation and Sussex County Railroad Club will feature model railroad in the historic Lake Hopatcong Station, which first opened in 1911 and has been recently restored.

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Museum Shop

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Hours of Operation

The Museum will next be open on Sunday, March 29, 2020 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.  We are also available for research and special appointments.  Please contact us.

 

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