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
16
Sat
CANCELED – Hudson Farm Charity Hike @ Hudson Farm
May 16 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am

The hike is free and open to all. Lunch and a souvenir are provided compliments of Hudson Farm. Everyone who completes the hike will receive $1 per year of age that they can donate to the participating local organizations. Those over 65 may substitute the hike for a tour of the grounds and estate house. The farm is located at 270 Sparta-Stanhope Road in Hopatcong. Come on out and enjoy a great day for the lake community!

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.