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Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake

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Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake
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Thank you for a great 2018 season! We are closed now and will re-open on Friday, May 24, 2019. Check our website for updates to our 2019 Event Calendar! A regional museum of history and art, the museum's 23 buildings and exhibitions are situated on...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812-7734
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+1 518-352-7311
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All reviews rustic furniture fire tower train car interactive exhibits all ages rainy day native americans gift shop early days logging industry plan on spending subject matter special events local history three hours few hours well worth the visit
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Blue Mountain Museum is a great place to spend a day in the Adirondacks, From the old time wooden boats to the rail car that the way the affluent people traveled and the great display of old photos, this is a must see place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even my 7 year old Grandson was having an enjoyable time. This is such an awesome place to visit if you are any where near Blue Mountain Lake. The many displays give you a real history of the Adirondacks and I learned a great deal...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Museums are very well done and are interactive. I even had fun on the rowing machine that simulated the action in a lake canoe. Would be a great educational experience for kids. Store was a little pricey. Definitely go to the restaurant and check out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy P
Reviewed October 17, 2018

This is a gem! It was very interesting and I learned a lot, especially about boats and boating in the "olden days" of the adirondacks, and logging. It's a great museum and I highly recommend it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SanfordFoodie
Reviewed October 7, 2018

This heitage site has multiple museums reflecting the history and art of the Adirondack region. Many high-tech interactive exhibits engage children, especially. I really enjoyed the “Peopled Wilderness” exhibit, which featured the art and voices of the Mohawk and Abenacki people. Our daughter tried her...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is an indoor/outdoor museum. One of the indoor exhibits all about the history of logging in the Adirondacks. Very Informative. Be sure you stop at the Bull Cottage, it's a little off the path but well worth the visit. It's an original Adirondack cottage...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gfew
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I've been here many times as a kid, and later we brought our kids, and now our teen and pre-teen grand kids. They have added and changed exhibits over the years, but it's always interesting, educational, fun, and now with lots of kid-friendly interactive exhibits....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

I have been here many times over the year, and used to go every year with my family when I was younger. A year or two ago they rebranded and opened new exhibits and I've been meaning to get back and check it out since....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LST2323
Reviewed September 28, 2018

There's a lot to see here, displayed very nicely in a variety of settings. I thought I would spend a few hours here, but wound up spending more. They went the extra mile to make the exhibits varied and interesting. A nice hiking trail to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Haven't been here in quite awhile so jumped at the chance to drive up with a neighbor.What a great drive up route 28 from Warrensburg.mou rains pine trees and old quaint towns along route.We got in for Senior rate of 18.00,adults are 20.00.They give you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ed B
September 10, 2017|
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Response from Nancy R | Reviewed this property |
The timeframe for a visit to the Adirondack Experience can really vary based on ages and interests. A family could go through the new interactive exhibit building - Life in the Adirondacks in 1 1/2 hours or spend an entire... More
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Julie P
September 6, 2015|
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Hi, Julie, yes, most part of the campus are accessible, and staff members provide assistance where needed. Wheelchairs are available at admissions, and there are scooters available for rent. The path to the cafe... More
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oconeob
June 28, 2015|
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Dogs need to remain outside the museum, where there is dog-walking area. Humans can go in and out of the museum as often as they like.
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