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Address: 2634 Main St, Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3648
Phone Number: +1 518-302-5326
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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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The museum is well laid out with many interesting displays. Of particular interest was the wide variety of torches that have been used through the years. Luges through the years... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
suebruno
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is well laid out with many interesting displays. Of particular interest was the wide variety of torches that have been used through the years. Luges through the years were compared regarding construction. Many Olympic stories came to life. Can be done within an hour. Definitely get the pass and increase the value of all that the area has... More 

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Doylestown, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum is small but very cool to see all the things from the Olympics. Make sure you buy a Passport and check out all the other venues. Definitely worth the $35!

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Plainview, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was part of our Olympic Passport. Hit here on a rainy day - wasn't at the museum too long, but had nice things to look at and kept the kids busy with things to touch and try. They showed the 1980 hockey game on TV -- we had had our 9 & 11 year old watch Miracle before coming... More 

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Thank melissa l
Ontario, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a terrific time looking at past Olympic footage - if you enjoy learning about our history and enjoy the Olympics, you will want to spend some time here.

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Thank 968rkg
Minnesota
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287 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

nice, quaint museum that is not only dedicated to the 1980 winter Olympics, but also looks at history from other past Olympic sport/venue. we did not take a guided tour, but it may be worth it if you have the time.

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Thank rettup
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not do the tour or "Mueseum," but walked around on our own instead. Very cool ice rink, small gift shop and unique views. Glad we stopped!

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Thank Taylor M
Binghamton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have been hockey fans forever. Both of our boys played hockey since they were 6 and we loved to watch hockey on tv. We, of course, watched the movie "Miracle On Ice " more times than we can count. It was such an honor to be able to visit the place where the "Miracle" happened and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best tour guide ever gave us a 1 hour plus walk through the history of the local Olympics a 2 minute view of the USA vs USSR hockey game and many great stories. Show up and do this tour.

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As much as I am a fan of the Winter Olympics and supportive of the efforts that have been made to preserve the history of Lake Placid, I found the Olympic Museum to be small and overstated. It gives you the opportunity to view some awesome Olympic memorabilia up close and personal, including several Olympic medals and apparel worn be... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For those of us who watched the 80's game, it brought back great memories. My husband, an avid hockey fan, was speechless. The history of hockey & past equipment used for Olympics was very interesting but could be expanded, even more interactive. We did enjoy watching the group of skaters that were practicing at the time.

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