Experience the history and heritage of the Adirondack North Country at the Adirondack Museum. Enjoy twenty-four exhibit spaces, historic buildings, outstanding collections, beautiful gardens and exquisite views. Kids and adults will marvel at the changing variety of events, programs, hands-on family activities and exhibitions in the natural beauty of the great outdoors – which reflect stories of life, work, and play in the Adirondack Park. The Museum Store carries Adirondack books, prints, clothing, musical toys, regional crafts, jewelry, note cards, and unique Adirondack gifts. Lake View Café offers a diverse menu which includes freshly made sandwiches and salads, soups, daily hot specials, desserts, beverages, and wonderful Adirondack views. Picnic Areas – three available areas, great for groups.
Adirondack Museum’s Exhibits
- Weaving a Legacy: Mohawk Basketry Traditions – An exhibition weaving together the stories of both baskets, and the basket makers who create them.
- A Sense of Place: Ellen Phelan’s Kenjockety – An exhibition of contemporary prints by artist Ellen Phelan, featuring landscapes and gardens from her Lake Champlain estate.
- Feathered Friends – Learn about birds and birding in the Adirondacks!
- A Sneak Peek at 2017: The Adirondack Experience – Find out what’s in store for the museum’s 60th anniversary! See the latest designs, intriguing artifacts, and interactive displays being prototyped in preparation for a new 18,000 square foot exhibition, The Adirondack Experience, opening in May of 2017!
- Common Threads: 150 Years of Adirondack Quilts & Comforters – online exhibit
- Adirondack Rustic: Nature’s Art 1876-1950 – online exhibit
- Collections Database Online – searchable catalog of art, artifacts & materials
- Permanent Exhibitions – a variety of exhibitions that explore outdoor recreation, transportation, the fine arts, work and industry tourism, community life and more.
Check out the Exhibits page for more info.
Hours: Open daily 10AM-5PM from late May through mid-October.
Location: Adirondack Museum is located at Route 28N & 30 in Blue Mountain Lake.
GPS address: 9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake NY 12812