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Museums in the adirondacks

Visit a number of unique Adirondack Mountain museums showcase North Country history and nature.


(The Adirondack Experience) is in Blue Mountain Lake. Featuring great exhibits about the Adirondacks, its people, and history. Spread out on a large campus overlooking Blue Mountain Lake. This is the best of the best! Reservations needed. Open May to Oct. Some winter programs.

9097 NY Rt. 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY

(518) 352-7311
The Depot Museum

Small museum located in the Historic North Creek Train Depot. Featuring exhibits on local history and railroad history here as well as amazing Rail Road dioramas. Hours are by appointment.

5 Railroad Pl. North Creek, NY

(518) 251-5842
The Hyde Collection

An excellent small collection of fine art from all over in the original mansion of the Hyde Family one of the founders of the paper industry that became International Paper. This is a gem of a place!

161 Warren St. Glens Falls, NY

(518) 792-1761
The Wild Center

Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, is a newer, very well done museum. Featuring great exhibits about the nature of the region. They have a canopy walk and a forest walk with interesting installations. On a large campus in Tupper Lake. Also a fantastic museum store. Reservations needed. Open year round.

45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake, NY

(518) 359-7800
The World Awareness Children's Museum

A great place to take the kids with interactive learning and discovery exhibits.

89 Warren St. Glens Falls, NY

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