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 boat cruises seasonally on a regular schedule May through November and year-round for special events, 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. Hours: Wednesday (4 PM – 11 PM) | Thursday (4 PM – 11 PM) | Select Fridays 4 PM – 12 AM (See Schedule)

Popular and Upcoming Cruises

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


2020fri16oct8:00 pm11:00 pmBruce Barker | October 16th, 2020The Piano Man Live on the Madam Carroll8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST Purchase Tickets Online

2020fri23oct7:00 pm9:00 pmDinner Cruise | October 23rd, 2020Live Entertainment by Triple Threat!7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST Purchase Tickets Online

NEW: Cruise MemberSHIPs

Free access to every Madam Carroll live entertainment cruise through the remainder of 2020 AND BONUS all of the 2021 season!

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