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2017 Season at the Museum

Due to its popularity, we will once again offer evening and daytime hours this year.  Evenings will feature special exhibits and events. 

Spring Hours

Friday Evenings 5:00PM-8:00PM  

March 24-Special salute to skate sailing at Lake Hopatcong utilizing items from the archives of the Skate Sailing Association of America.

April 21-Alex Perriello, author of the Revolutionary War novel Jacob's War will sign his book and answer questions.

May 5-Harry F. Martin, Jr., author of I Was No Hero in the Battle of the Bulge will sign his book and answer questions.

June 16-Special Event To Be Announced

The museum will be open on Sunday afternoons March 26 and April 23 from 1:00PM-4:00PM. 

The museum will be open on Saturday, May 13, from 10:00AM-5:00PM as part of the annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party www.lakehopatcongfoundation.org/events/lake-hopatcong-block-party


Museum Programs

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - The Times They Are A Changin': Lake Hopatcong in the 1960's, Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, 6:00PM, Dinner Program.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - The Lundin Family Collection, Lake Hopatcong Photographed from the 1930's-1970's, Jefferson House, 6:00PM, Dinner Program.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017, Lake Hopatcong Day at Knoebels Amusement Park, featuring a special behind the scenes tour with many of the rides once found at Bertrand Island Park. Tour Starts at 9:30AM.

Friday, September 8 to Sunday, September 10, 2017, Abbott & Costello Film Festival, Palace Theatre, Netcong, featuring Chris Costello.

Dates To Remember

 Saturday, May 6, 2017 - Native Plant Sale at the Lake Hopatcong Station, 125 Landing Road, Landing, NJ, 9:00AM-1:00PM 

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - Lake Hopatcong Block Party, Hopatcong State Park, 10:00AM-5:00PM.

Saturday, June 24, 2017, Annual Lake Hopatcong Antique Boat Show, Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, 9:00AM-4:00PM. 

Friday, June 30, 2017 - Annual Lake Hopatcong Fireworks, 9:00PM (Rain Date - Saturday, July 8, 2017).


Directions to the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum

From East:  Route 80 West to Exit 28.  Follow signs towards West Shore.  At traffic light by Lake make left turn. Hopatcong State Park entrance will be about 1/2 mile ahead on right.


From West:  Route 80 East to Netcong (Route 183).  Left at Main Street until street ends.  Right then quick left onto Center Street (by Palace Theatre).  Take until street ends at jug handle.  Follow jug handle so that you have made a left turn onto Lakeside Boulevard.  Entrance to Hopatcong State Park is ahead on right.


After passing Admission booth turn left - you will see our building straight ahead.

For Information please call 973-398-2616
or e-mail us at info@lakehopatconghistory.com

Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
PO Box 668  -  Landing, NJ 07850