Blue Mountain Lake Museum is The Adirondack Museum, New York Times called it "the best of its kind in the world".
This museum shows in it's exhibits and programs how people have lived, worked and played in the Adirondacks since the beginning of the 1800s.
See a variety of interesting exhibits such as ones on early fresh water boats, logging and mining in the Adirondacks, early fishing, camping, trapping, hunting and more.
See the cottage and studio of landscape painter, Gustave Wiegand. He lived and worked in this cottage from 1900-1920.
See 50 horse drawn vehicles, a private railroad car, a rustic privy, a Model T Ford, a log resort hotel built in 1876, 1919 Whiteface Mountain Fire Tower and much more.
Call or check their website for special events and activities.
Museum store and cafe are available.
Enjoy your lunch on the Lake View Deck which overlooks Blue Mountain Lake.
P.O. Box 99, Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812-0099.
-About 1 hour and 45 minutes from Lake Placid
-About 50 minutes from Lake George
Town of Indian Lake Museum
Indian Lake, New York.
Sagamore Great Camp This is a 27 building Vanderbilt Estate. It has been designated as a National Historic Landmark.
Spring tours are on the weekends, Summer tours are twice daily and once daily during the fall. A Gift and Coffee Shop are available.
off Route 28, Raquette Lake. The Sagamore is about 12 miles from The Adirondack Museum. (315) 354-5311.
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