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Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake

9097 State Route 30 P.O. Box 99
Blue Mountain Lake , NY , 12812
Phone: 518-352-7311
43° 51' 47.8476" N, 74° 26' 0.726" W
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The Adirondack Museum, one of the largest museums in upstate New York, is the place for Adirondack visitors to deepen their appreciation for what’s special about the region and to explore how people have lived, worked, traveled, and played in the Adirondacks from the 19thcentury right up until today. The Adirondack Museum offers 65,000 square feet of exciting exhibitions housed in twenty-two modern and historic buildings. Interactive, hands-on activities abound making the stories of the Adirondacks and its people highly engaging for children as well as adults. Discover exhibits, events, family programming, hands-on activities and much more!

Services at the Adirondack Museum include the Lake View Café, open 11am to 4pm daily, overlooking pristine Blue Mountain Lake. Picnic areas are scattered throughout the grounds. Be sure to visit the Museum Store in the Visitor Center for a variety of Adirondack related gifts.

Allow 3-4 hours for a relaxing visit.

The museum provides a full schedule of events, programs, and lectures throughout the year. For details visit

2012 hours: Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from May 25 through Oct. 14, 2012. Admission Rates: Adults $18, Seniors (62 and over) - $16, Teens (13-17) - $12, Youth (6-12) - $6, Child (under 5) - Free, Active Military - Free. Please call for special group and school program rates.

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Sunday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
History, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling, Nature/Outdoors