Adirondack Museums Adirondack Mountains region of New York

Adirondack museums are fine museums in the Adirondacks area of upstate New York. While on one of your vacations in the Adirondacks you can visit one of these museums and have fun while you learn more about the people, culture and the visual arts in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. NY historic sites are also included since they preserve history.

There are a wide variety of subjects covered in these museums including the 1932 and 1980 Olympics, the life story of an abolitionist, an ailing United States President, antique bottles, natural history, and much more to see during your vacation.

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Central Adirondacks New York

Blue Mountain Lake

For more information:

The Adirondack Museum page includes Sagamore and another museum.

Raquette Lake

Sagamore Great Camp



Tupper Lake

Heritage Gallery of Tupper Lake

Piercefield Museum

The Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks

Press release 1: Wildcenter opening

Tupper Lake Museums

North Creek Museums

Eastern Adirondacks


Adirondack History Center Museum

Elizabethtown Museum



Lake Champlain

New York

Plattsburgh Museums:

Champlain Valley Transportation Museum

Plattsburgh Art Museum


Alice T. Miner Colonial Revival House Museum

Lake Champlain Museums

Lake George

Lake George museums

Bolton Historical Museum

Bolton Town Museum

Lake George Antique Boat Museum

Lake George Historical Association Museum and Bookstore

The Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum

Warrensburg Museum of Local History

Horicon Historical Society Museum

Resorts in Lake George


Food for thought: According to the 1984 edition of Webster's 2 Dictionary the word museum comes from the Greek word, mouseios meaning "of the Muses".

Are your muses enlivened when you go to a museum?


Lake Placid

John Brown’s Farm State Historic Site

Charles Dickert Wildlife Museum

Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society

Lake Placid 1932 + 1980 Winter Olympic Museum - See some of the skates, other equipment, medals, other items and more from these international games.

Lake Placid Museums


Fort Ticonderoga - At this fort museum, learn more about the French and Indian war and American life in the 1700's.

Hancock House Museum

The Heritage Museum of Ticonderoga

Hague Museums:

Clifton West Historical Museum

Hague Cartoon Museum

Ticonderoga Museums

Southern Adirondacks New York

Glens Falls

Hyde Collection museum - They house fine art by master artists such as Botticelli, El Greco, Raphael, Rembrandt, and Rubens, modern masters works of Cézanne, Degas, Picasso, Renoir, Seurat, and van Gogh plus important American artists including Bellows, Eakins, Hassam, Homer, and Ryder.

Ulysses S. Grant Cottage state historic site - This is where President Grant completed his memoirs and passed away.

Glens Falls museums

Western Adirondacks

Old Forge

Old Forge Museums


Native American

Native American Museums

After leaving one of these museums you can stay at some fine Adirondack Lodging.


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As you can see there's a fine variety of museums in the area and the exhibits they show that you can enjoy. If you get a chance, you may want to consider seeing more than one during one of your vacations in the Adirondacks.

Enjoy your visit to one of the fine Adirondack Museums!


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