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Adirondack Museum

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Address: 9097 State Route 30, P.O.Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Phone Number: 518 352-7311
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Description: Begin your Adirondack experience with a visit to the Adirondack Museum. A...
Begin your Adirondack experience with a visit to the Adirondack Museum. A regional museum of history and art, the Adirondack Museum's 22 indoor and outdoor exhibit spaces are situated on 32 landscaped acres, offering spectacular mountain and lake views. The museum's extensive collections give visitors the opportunity to experience how people have lived, worked, traveled and played in the Adirondacks since the 1800s. Exhibit themes include: boats and boating, land transportation, outdoor recreation, the environment, logging, rustic traditions, fine arts, and tourism. Interactive discovery centers and hands-on activities abound throughout the museum, making the museum a fun place for families with children to play and learn. Watch the Boat Builder in Residence construct a traditional Adirondack guideboat, take part in a workshop, feed the fish, or participate in a field trip.Services at the Adirondack Museum include the Lake View Cafe, open 11am to 4pm daily, overlooking pristine Blue Mountain Lake. Picnic areas are scattered throughout the grounds. Be sure to visit the Museum Store in the Visitor Center for a variety of Adirondack related gifts. Allow 2 - 3 hours for a relaxing visit.
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Excellent Museum!

This museum is a must see for anybody interested in the Adirondacks. Helpful Staff and great exhibits!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Vischer Ferry, New York, United States
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Vischer Ferry, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This museum is a must see for anybody interested in the Adirondacks. Helpful Staff and great exhibits!

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was a highlight of our trip to the Adirondack Mountains. We spent 4 hours happily walking around the museum. My husband enjoyed the boat building and talking to the docent there. We wished the lady boat builder was there but still we enjoyed every minute. The cafeteria was delightful and a needed rest stop. This is a great family... More 

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Rodman, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you like the Adirondacks you should stop by.. Me and my Family stop here at least once a year. The museum show a lot of the history of the Adirondacks from logging displays and boats coaches and even a couple of trains they have plenty to see and do. and a nice cafeteria.. And on certain times of the... More 

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Memphis, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the displays of life in the Adirondack from winter sports, to trains, to wagons, canoes, boats and early cars. Something for everyone. Lots on hands on learning for children. Café over looking Blue Mountain Lake. So glad my granddaughter & I spent a day there.

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Rochester, NY
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

If you love the Adirondacks as much as I do you have to visit the Adirondack Museum. I've been here several times and feel that there is still so much to see. When I go to a museum I read everything and look at everything. The Adirondack Museum is large enough to not see it all in one visit. In... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The Adirondack Museum is located just off the main road, easy to get to from Blue Mountain Lake and Long Lake. The museum has lots to see and very interactive exhibits. Beautiful grounds and well worth the entrance fee. Also the gift shoppe has lots of treasures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great museum to visit while visiting the area. Plan to stay there for a while as there is plenty to see.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a great way to get an understanding of the history and culture of the Adirondack region. The museum is well set up and the staff are friendly and informative. If you are in the area and have a couple hours, this is well worth the visit.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Loved our visit! This place has a collection of everything Adirondacks from old buildings - one room school house, log cabin, old hotel to transportation from snowshoes, boats, horse buggies and carts, to trains. A lot of history here showing the recreation, the industries and the resources that attracted people to this area for the past two centuries.

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Du Quoin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great stop for history and a look at the region. This museum is very well done and worth a stop. If you enjoy learning the history of the places you visit, this is the stop for you!

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Additional Information about Adirondack Museum

Address: Address: 9097 State Route 30, P.O.Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Phone Number: 518 352-7311
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Blue Mountain Lake
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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