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Address: 2634 Main St., Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Phone Number: +1 518-302-5326
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Activities: Ice skating
Description: Make the Lake Placid Olympic Museum your first stop on a tour of America's...
Make the Lake Placid Olympic Museum your first stop on a tour of America's Olympic hometown and be inspired by the stories of the Winter Games. Located in the same building as the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" hockey game, the excitement of the Olympics lives on daily through displays and exhibits that visitors of all ages enjoy.
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Small Museum loaded with Olympic History- and famous Ice Rinks

This museum and the historic ice rinks housed in the Olympic Center must be a stop for anyone interested in Olympic History. There are lots of items/displays related to the 2... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Waldorf, Maryland
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Waldorf, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This museum and the historic ice rinks housed in the Olympic Center must be a stop for anyone interested in Olympic History. There are lots of items/displays related to the 2 Olympics (1932 and 1980) held at Lake Placid but also some displays on other Olympics and Olympians. The adult admission price (we did not purchase the Passport ticket to... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The museum was small but it was very interesting. My love for hockey began during the 1980 Winter Olympics and it was fantastic to be in the arena where history was made. The exhibits were great and I enjoyed the memorabilia representing Lake Placid and other Winter Olympic cities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was one of our favorite trips as a family. We love hockey and enjoyed seeing the actual arena where the biggest game in American hockey was played!

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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visited in June of this year. The price was OK. We chose not to buy a pass as we did not want to visit all of the venues. The museum had good exhibits for all ages with the final game of the hockey team the most exciting. Don't forget to visit the actual rink. The museum... More 

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Sauk City, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Our museum visit was part of the passport we purchased. We visited both ice rinks, and then the museum itself. There were items from the 1980 Olympic team, and the ice skaters. There is also a display of the torches from the torch runs. Interesting information, especially since there were Olympians from our area in Wisconsin that were part of... More 

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Cincinnatus, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

If I had paid solely to enter the museum I would have been annoyed, but since this entrance was included in the pass I purchased it was a good way to get out of the rain. I don't think we spent more than half an hour inside here though (not much to see which is a shame.)

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Simsbury, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Fair pricing and very informative, a little small considering the rich olympic history of Lake Placid. Staff was friendly and knowledgable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Took about an hour, enjoyed the history. After the museum you can visit the arena/rinks where the ice events were held in 1980

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

With the history around the lake placid Olympics, this is a nice place to visit. The museum is small, but decent. It was fun to see where the miracle on ice took place.

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

we enjoyed a trivia night fundraiser on thursday night and then took the tour on friday. our guide Jim has been part of Lake Placid sport for decades and gave us first hand accounts and relived stories. it was well worth the visit

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Address: 2634 Main St., Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Phone Number: +1 518-302-5326
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid

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