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

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
Lake Hopatcong Trivia – Virtually!
Aug 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Test your knowledge of the lake’s history in a fun game of trivia.  Featuring historic photos of the lake.  Email LHHISTORY@gmail.com for a link to the program.

Sep
3
Thu
Greetings from Bertrand Island @ Virtual Program
Sep 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Of all the attractions and amusements that have existed at Lake Hopatcong, none was more beloved than Bertrand Island Park. Following the 47 minute narrated documentary, authors of the video’s script, Marty and Laurie Kane, will take questions and lead a discussion about the park.

Oct
10
Sat
CANCELED – 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!

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

All New Jersey State Historic Sites are currently closed due to the COVID situation.  We will reopen as soon as possible.  Please contact us by email at LHHISTORY@att.net for research and to answer inquiries.