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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to open for free in May

VERGENNES — Lake Champlain Maritime Museum announced today that they will remain free for all visitors for the 2022 season.

The museum will be open from May 21–Oct. 16 with outside and indoor exhibits, summer camps and expeditions, historic replica boats, new public programs, and more.

The 2022 season at the museum is focused on continuing to bring communities, neighbors, and youth together.

As the region continues to recover from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there is a common human need to gather, celebrate, and learn from culture, history, and the natural environment.

Recognizing that there are common barriers to access for many people to visit museums or take advantage of these kinds of educational experiences, the museum is committed to removing these obstacles for all visitors.

“Lake Champlain, the history of the lake and the land, and the experience of being on the water belong to the people of Vermont, New York, and Quebec,” said executive director Susan Evans McClure.

“By ensuring everyone can access that for free, we can focus on coming together to learn from the lake and our shared past to build a better future for our community and the lake.”

In 2022, museum visitors, local adults, and youth can access:

Free admission: The museum will be free for all visitors and open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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