OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK | 10AM - 5PM | INCLUDING HOLIDAYS

We are the storytellers for life in the Adirondacks past and present.
Explore the magic and allure of this great region all within 121 acres of an open air campus. Step into a guide boat, break up a log jam, set off a charge in a mine shaft or hike to the ADKX Boathouse to paddle or row a vintage boat. Walk through beautiful galleries and enjoy interactive exhibits featuring unique Adirondack artifacts. Share an unforgettable day at an extraordinary place.
Re-imagine YOUR museum experience.

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Minnow Pond Trail to ADKX Boathouse
Explore this 3/4 mile interpretive trail to our newly constructed boathouse on Minnow Pond where you rent a historic boat or enjoy the serenity of this gem in the wilderness. * Minnow Pond Trail and the ADKX Boathouse are officially CLOSED for the season. *
TAXIDERMY CAMP DECOR
See 100 pieces of extraordinary taxidermy on loan from private Adirondack collections and camps and from the museum’s own collection. This temporary exhibit includes the intriguing work of famed English taxidermist Walter Potter (1835-1918). Two of his pieces will be on exhibit for the first time in the United States. Rabbits’ Village School, 1888 and Monkey Riding the Goat.
A TRULY UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
Join us for a uniquely Adirondack experience! Celebrate our 2019 special exhibit Curious Creatures: Taxidermy in The Adirondacks with two days of distinctive programs, tours, screenings, conversations and a Curious Creatures Masquerade.
ADIRONDACK LANDSCAPES
A rare chance to see works from Private Collections including Samuel Colman, John Lee Fitch, A.F. Tait, John Frederick Kensett, Thomas Addison Richard, George Bacon Wood, Roswell Morse Shurtleff, George Herbert McCord, William Trost Richards, and Levi Wells Prentice, as well as paintings from our own collection.
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
See what events and special workshops we have planned for 2019 at the ADKX!
LIFE IN THE ADIRONDACKS
Fully immerse yourself in an interactive exploration of the Adirondack Park and its people in our newest 19,000-square-foot Life in the Adirondacks Exhibition.