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

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
Canceled – 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.

Nov
14
Sat
Visit the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum! @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 14 2020 – Jan 13 2021 all-day

Museum visitation, historical research, and the gift shop are all available by appointment.  Face masks are required for entering the museum building.

Nov
15
Sun
Visit the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum! @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 15 2020 – Jan 14 2021 all-day

Museum visitation, historical research, and the gift shop are all available by appointment.  Face masks are required for entering the museum building.

Nov
16
Mon
Visit the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum! @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 16 2020 – Jan 15 2021 all-day

Museum visitation, historical research, and the gift shop are all available by appointment.  Face masks are required for entering the museum building.

Nov
17
Tue
Visit the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum! @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 17 2020 – Jan 16 2021 all-day

Museum visitation, historical research, and the gift shop are all available by appointment.  Face masks are required for entering the museum building.

Nov
18
Wed
Visit the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum! @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 18 2020 – Jan 17 2021 all-day

Museum visitation, historical research, and the gift shop are all available by appointment.  Face masks are required for entering the museum building.

Nov
19
Thu
Visit the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum! @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 19 2020 – Jan 18 2021 all-day

Museum visitation, historical research, and the gift shop are all available by appointment.  Face masks are required for entering the museum building.

Nov
20
Fri
Visit the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum! @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 20 2020 – Jan 19 2021 all-day

Museum visitation, historical research, and the gift shop are all available by appointment.  Face masks are required for entering the museum building.

Nov
21
Sat
Visit the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum! @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 21 2020 – Jan 20 2021 all-day

Museum visitation, historical research, and the gift shop are all available by appointment.  Face masks are required for entering the museum building.

Nov
22
Sun
Visit the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum! @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 22 2020 – Jan 21 2021 all-day

Museum visitation, historical research, and the gift shop are all available by appointment.  Face masks are required for entering the museum building.

Nov
23
Mon
Visit the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum! @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 23 2020 – Jan 22 2021 all-day

Museum visitation, historical research, and the gift shop are all available by appointment.  Face masks are required for entering the museum building.

Nov
24
Tue
Visit the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum! @ Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Nov 24 2020 – Jan 23 2021 all-day

Museum visitation, historical research, and the gift shop are all available by appointment.  Face masks are required for entering the museum building.

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

In accordance with approval granted by the NJDEP Division of Parks & Forestry, the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum will open on a limited basis.  Visits to the museum will be by appointment only with no more than six visitors in the building at one time. Masks and social distancing will be required.

To schedule an appointment, please email LHHISTORY@att.net or telephone 973-398-2616.

Please continue to email us at LHHISTORY@att.net for your research requests and for any other inquiries.