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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Blue Mountain Lake
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The Adirondack Museum page includes Sagamore and another museum.
Sagamore Great Camp
Heritage Gallery of Tupper Lake
Champlain Valley Transportation Museum
Alice T. Miner Colonial Revival House Museum
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
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?
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.
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
Clifton West Historical Museum
Hague Cartoon Museum
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.
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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