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Visit These Adirondack Indoor Attractions For Rainy Day & Snow Day Fun

Don't let a little rain (or snow) slow you and your family down. These indoor attractions throughout the Adirondacks are great options when there's inclement weather. Some are open seasonally and are the perfect go-to for rainy day fun, while others are open year-round. Check out the list below and click on each attraction for more information. There are great options for both kids and adults! 

Bottle of red wine in front of a fire pit
Adirondack Winery - Bolton Landing Tasting Room
Bolton Landing, NY
Frequently named a top attraction in the Lake George region, Adirondack Winery has three locations open for wine tastings, bottle sales, curbside pickups and more! Book your visit today at adkwinery.com/book
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Adirondack Winery
Lake George, NY
Frequently named a top attraction in the Lake George region, Adirondack Winery has three locations open for wine tastings, bottle sales, curbside pickups and more! Book your visit today at adkwinery.com/book
people in a kids museum
North Country Children's Museum
Potsdam, NY
The North Country Children's Museum invites kids to check out interactive exhibits celebrating the cultural and geographical resources of the North Country. Children of all ages play, imagine, discover, and learn through the exhibits and programs.
a pond with a rustic, covered viewing platform, surrounded by trees and a sloping, green lawn
Adirondack Experience
Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake features exhibitions about the Adirondacks in 24 modern galleries and historic buildings. You can explore topics ranging from logging to boating as well as enjoy hands-on activities.
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Tannery Pond Center
North Creek, NY
Tannery Pond in North Creek, minutes from Gore Mountain, brings the community together for art exhibits, musical acts, classes, workshops, and fun events.
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The Wild Center
Tupper Lake, NY
The Wild Center in Tupper Lake is an Adirondack museum featuring exhibits and programs, live animals, forest trails, and the Wild Walk, an elevated walkway among the treetops. Discover the story of the Adirondacks with the whole family!
Lewis County Historical Society Museum / Gould Mansion
Lyons Falls, NY
Located between the Adirondacks and the Tug Hill Plateau, the Lewis County Historical Society Museum helps preserve the region's history through its artifact collection and research center.
Hollywood Theater
Au Sable Forks, NY
The Hollywood Theatre in Au Sable Forks offers blockbuster cinema in a small, independently-owned setting.
Strand Theater
Old Forge, NY
This popular 1920s-era theater in Old Forge, NY still plays first-run movies for residents and visitors. Build in some extra time to browse the theater's wonderful exhibit of movie memorabilia. Great prices, great popcorn, great ambiance!
Adirondack State Theater
Tupper Lake, NY
Housed in a historic venue and screening recent releases, the Adirondack State Theater is the perfect place to catch a movie in Tupper Lake.
Dean Homestead Museum
Stony Creek, NY
The Dean Homestead Museum is run by the Stony Creek Historical Society and depicts the history of the Dean family and the local area. It is open on select days during the summer.
Warrensburgh Museum of Local History
Expect the unexpected at this gem of a small town museum. Water-powered industry put native sons in Albany and DC and even brought Marilyn Monroe to town! Open Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays 1 - 3 pm. April through December. We're kid friendly!
Lakeview Lanes
Tupper Lake, NY
Go bowling in Tupper Lake at Lakeview Lanes! After a few games, grab a bite to eat at the on-site Foul Line Sports Bar.
Six Nations Indian Museum
Onchiota, NY
Six Nations Indian Museum depicts historical and contemporary Haudenosaunee culture through artifacts, art, and oral history. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm in July through August.
Goodsell Museum
Old Forge, NY
The Goodsell Museum is the headquarters of the Town of Webb Historical Association. Visitors can explore local history through carefully-curated exhibitions that change yearly. Open Tues-Sat 10 am - 3 pm year round with no admission charge.
Lake Placid Olympic Museum
Lake Placid, NY
Visit the Lake Placid Olympic Museum to experience the history and excitement of the Games for yourself! You'll see artifacts, photographs, and videos from Lake Placid's two Winter Olympic Games.
Romano's Saranac Lanes
Saranac Lake, NY
Whether you're looking for a fun night out or the perfect place to hold a birthday party, try Romano's Saranac Lanes! The venue features a full bar and grill, several bowling leagues, and bumper bowling available on all lanes.
Bowlwinkles
Lake Placid, NY
Bowlwinkles is a family-friendly attraction in the heart of Lake Placid. Be sure to check their website for public bowling hours and rates! After bowling, you can grab a bite to eat at Wink's Bar & Grill.
Adirondack Artists' Guild
Saranac Lake, NY
The Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery features the work of local artists practicing in a variety of mediums, new exhibitions each month, and the opportunity to meet some of the artists themselves while visiting the gallery.
Indian Lake Theater
Indian Lake, NY
Located in Hamilton County, the Indian Lake Theater screens new and old movies, hosts concerts, and runs special events.