Adirondack Museum

Indian Lake, NY

5 (5 reviews)

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Address: 9012 NY-30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812, USA Number: 518 352-7311 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Kids - have you ever known a museum to feature 121 acres of outdoor adventure, with 40,000 sq ft of exhibitions spanning 24 buildings? That seems like a lot of learning fun - and that's because it is!

The Adirondack Museum is located in the incredible view of the iconic Blue Mountain, and can teach you all about the Adirondacks and the people who lived there. There are an incredible range of topics to explore, from boating to logging, and plenty of space for kids to play and get active too!

Other exhibitions within the Adirondack Museum explore the outdoor recreation popular with the people of the region in the 1800s, as well as transportation history, and even fine arts where kids might be inspired to get creative themselves!

You can learn about how tourism is important to the region, and what life is really like in the community.

There are permanent exhibitions at the museum so you can keep going back to your favorites, and some of them are interactive too! Kids can "cook" a meal over a campfire, or spend some time "napping" in a tent. You can even use snowshoes, or try rock climbing!

If you ever wondered what life in a one room log cabin in the 1900s would have been like, the museum is the perfect place to find out! You can really feel what the atmosphere would have been like, and a great insight into how other people lived!

The museum also have temporary exhibitions where you can learn about different topics such as birds in the region, and local artists!

The Adirondack Museum isn't all exhibitions though. There are fun events throughout the year, from special events to music, that can give you that bit more fun into your family day out!

After your visit, there is the whole region of the Adirondacks to explore, which will be the perfect end to this museum-filled day!


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How much does it cost?






$6 (Ages 6-12) / $12 for teens



Seniors and students with ID


Free Under

5 years and active military personnel


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Additional Information

Wifi is FREE and available in most areas throughout

Any top tips?


Allow a few hours because there is SO much to explore! Take comfortable shoes too and hats if you want to explore the area

I'm Hungry!


The Lake View cafe has plenty of tasty foods for lunch and snacks, including sandwiches, salads, hot meals and kid meals.

Healthy Eating They have plenty of healthy options in the cafe for you, or you can bring your own picnic lunch and enjoy them in the picnic areas!

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The Museum Store has great historic and educational items, as well as Adirondack Museum apparel and merchandise!

Need a little extra help?


They make every effort for all visitors to be able to enjoy the museum. They have wheelchairs available, and transcripts too

Click here for lots more great things to do near you in New York

When can we go?

10am - 5pm daily. 7:30pm close in July & August

Late May to early Oct

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