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Adirondack Museums, Historic Sites & Cultural Attractions Located throughout the Adirondacks

Planning a visit to the Adirondacks and looking for historic sites, museums, cultural attractions or unique venues located throughout the Adirondacks? Adirondack.net helps you plan your Adirondack vacation your way - from small historic sites tucked away among quaint villages to the popular Adirondack Experience in Blue Mountain Lake, you will find a variety educational experiences designed to enrich your next trip to the Adirondack Mountains.

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Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY
Fort Ticonderoga is a must-visit military landmark, museum, and family destination offering endless adventures! The historic site features exciting exhibits, beautiful gardens, tours, boat cruises, weapon demos, and more.
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Old Forge, NY
View presents national and regional art exhibitions, performances and workshops for all ages.
Raquette Lake Sunrise
Kurt Gardner Photography Gallery
Old Forge, NY
Kurt Gardner Photography Gallery features and sells a large selection of photographs of the Adirondack Park. You can purchase HD quality metal prints, matted prints, and photos with custom wooden frames from their shop in Old Forge and online store.
Snowshoeing tours in the Winter
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves
Pottersville, NY
Summer: Hike self-guided tour & explore LARGEST cave entrance in East, waterfalls, gorge, caves. Also guided adventure tours, gemstone mining, disc golf, climbing walls, dino dig, simulated mines, & extensive rock shop. Winter: snowshoe trails/tour.
Examine the Wildlife around the Museum's Pond
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.
Warrensburgh Historical Society
For hours during other seasons call the museum at (518) 623-2928
John Brown Farm State Historic Site
Lake Placid, NY
John Brown was a devoted abolitionist who sought to ignite rebellion among the slaves.
Kent-Delord House Museum
Plattsburgh, NY
Step back in time and discover how three generations of an Adirondack family lived at Plattsburgh's only historic house museum.
Ticonderoga Historical Society at the Hancock House
Ticonderoga, NY
Modeled after Thomas Hancock's mid-16th century Boston home, the Hancock House was built in 1926 as a gift to the New York State Historical Association. Now, it houses a museum, a research library, and an art gallery, which showcase regional history.