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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
9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812-7734
+1 518-352-7311
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Reviewed August 27, 2010

Beautiful museum overlooking Blue Mountain lake with so much to see, history of the adirondacks, all kinds of boats from canoes to old time racing boats, logging industry history, railroad cars, horse drawn buggies and cutters, adirondack furniture, just too much to mention it all....More

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Reviewed August 22, 2010

This museum has fantastic dioramas that are kid friendly. My three year old listened as the dioramas spoke about what he could see and my ten year old loved to listen too. My son loved the old cars and horse drawn wagons. My husband loved...More

Thank Typical_Mom
Reviewed December 29, 2009

It's a distance from the highway, but it's a very pretty museum. The store is very nice. We will likely take visitors here again. You walk from building to building and see various sites/subjects. There's a lovely cafeteria building (good choice, decent prices) if you'd...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2009

I love museums (you probably get the idea, if you looked at my other reviews) This is truly a beautiful museum... There is so much to see & do here and the area (especially during the fall) is breathtaking... You can learn so much about...More

Thank Brenda1968
Reviewed July 19, 2008

My wife and I agreed that this place is thematically ill-organized while having various artifacts, goods and photos of those ADK frontiers. It might be good for those interested in how white people developed the area. If you are interested in natural history, ecologies, and/or...More

2  Thank Arcatagang
Reviewed August 26, 2006

Although an hour's trip from Lake Placid, the nearest major resort area, the Adirondack Museum is well worth a visit. The complex is much larger than expected, with 20+ exhibit buildings of all different sizes. In addition to a great scenic location with views out...More

9  Thank 032611s
Reviewed January 14, 2003

don't let the word 'museum' scare you off. This is not a dusty old building with dusty displays. There is much to see and do, indoors and out. I would recommend planning a whole day here. A lot of people just drive up from Syracuse...More

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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
Julie P
September 6, 2015|
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Response from Tara M | Property representative |
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
June 28, 2015|
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Response from Tara M | Property representative |
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.