The Queen of Lake Freeman

At 135 feet long and weighing in at 300 tons, the Madam Carroll is the largest registered boat in the state of Indiana. The vessel has an operational capacity of 500 guests and a license to party. She was launched on Lake Freeman in Monticello, Indiana in August of 1976. The Madam is now open all year dock-side and cruises seasonally on a regular schedule May through November providing live entertainment, dinner cruises, and private charters on one of the Midwest’s most unique and historical vessels.

The Luse Lounge

Live Music and Cocktails DOCKSIDE!

The Luse Lounge is the Madam Carroll’s new dockside “boat bar” operation aptly named in commemoration of Madam Carroll founder, Bill Luse Sr. and family. The lounge operates just like a normal bar, out of the Madam Carroll while she is dockside.

LOUNGE HOURS: WednesdayThursday (4 PM – 11 PM)  Friday & Saturday (4 PM – 12 AM) (See Schedule)

Grab a Madam Carroll MEMBERSHIP

All Access MemberSHIPs for the 2022 season – On Sale for $54.95 – Pays for Itself in 2 Cruises!

This sale ends January 31st at 11:59 PM. 

Madam Carroll MemberSHIP

Popular Upcoming Events

Take a ride on Indiana’s Largest Boat as she cruises beautiful Lake Freeman for these high demand events out on the water.


2022Sat29Jan8:30 PM11:30 PMSold Out!Bruce Barker Dockside | January 29th, 2022The Piano Man LIVE Dockside at the Luse Lounge8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Live Shows Dockside

Support an Indiana icon, jump on board for one of our free dockside shows and keep Indiana’s Largest Boat floating for years to come!


2022Fri28Jan8:30 PM11:30 PMIsaac Rudd and the RevolversDockside at the Luse Lounge8:30 PM - 11:30 PM


2022Fri04Feb8:30 PM11:30 PMSmoked GoudaDockside at the Luse Lounge8:30 PM - 11:30 PM EST

2022Sat05Feb8:30 PM11:30 PMJust Sayin'Dockside at the Luse Lounge8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

2022Fri11Feb8:30 PM11:30 PMThe Time TravelersDockside at the Luse Lounge8:30 PM - 11:30 PM EST

2022Fri18Feb8:30 PM11:59 PMKB3 The Kyle Bledsoe TrioDockside at the Luse Lounge8:30 PM - 11:59 PM EST

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