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Family. Friendly. Fun.

With 121 sprawling acres and over two dozen buildings and exhibition spaces to explore, you can count on your Adirondack Experience visit to be just that: an experience that’s action-packed, entertaining, educational, and fun for the entire family. From feeding trout, to bird watching, to interacting with craftsmen as they ply their trades, to strolling gallery after gallery of Adirondack art, photography, furniture, tools, cabins, boats and more, the Adirondack Experience has something for everyone.

“A great way to experience the lure of the Adirondacks.” – Trip Advisor

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Admission to the Adirondack Experience includes full access to our entire campus and exhibition spaces, including our new 19,000-square-foot Life in the Adirondacks exhibition. This new exhibition serves as the starting point for your visit, and will provide an unforgettable experience of the entire region.

 The museum will reopen on Friday, May 25, 2018
May 25 through October 14, 2018, 10am – 5pm
ADMISSION

MembersFree
Adults (18-64)$20
Seniors (65 and over)$18
Student with Valid ID$12
Youth (6-17)$12
Children (5 and under)Free
Active Military PersonnelFree

All admissions are valid for a second visit within a one-week period. Free admission to year-round Adirondack Park residents on 2nd and 4th Sundays.

Lake View Café

Take a break from exploring the grounds and enjoy a spectacular panorama of Blue Mountain Lake. The Lake View Café is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and offers hot and cold dishes, snacks, and beverages.

Picnic Areas

Visitors who wish to experience lunch in the great outdoors can take advantage of the Picnic Areas scattered across the grounds that can accommodate group and individual picnics. Each area includes trash receptacles and recycling centers, which all visitors are encouraged to use to help keep our campus pristine.

Accessibility

We make every effort to ensure that all visitors have a satisfying visit. Wheelchairs, wheeled walkers, strollers, hearing-assist devices (auditorium only), and transcripts are available, on a limited first come first serve basis.

Pets

We value our visitors with disabilities and service animals are welcome. Dogs and other emotional support animals are currently not permitted on the campus. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi service is available in most areas throughout the campus during our open season.

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  • Come visit our Boats and Boating exhibit and also see guide boat building in progress!
  • Stop in to the Saratoga Race Track today for Adirondacks Day where you can visit us and all your other favorite Adirondack attractions!
  • Join us for a new event for 2018 - Mohawk and Abenaki Art Market on August 25-26! Artists will be set up throughout the ADKX campus so visitors can sample the rich cultural heritage, artistic inspirations, and modern adaptations from Indigenous artists of the Mohawk communities of Akwesasne and Kahnawake. Shop for traditional and contemporary art including basketry, painting & drawing, beadwork & quillwork, photography, pottery, jewelry and much more!
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  • Visitors can explore a new exhibit in ”Life in the Adirondacks” focused on the Native American story of the Adirondacks, both past and present.  Mohawk and Abenaki artists and artisans will be demonstrating their work and talking with visitors Thursdays through Sundays in August and September. Check our website to learn who will be here on each day:  https://www.theadkx.org  #theADKX #adirondackexperience #ADKXspirit #experienceadks #adirondacks #adk  #visitadirondacks #exploremore #explore #artisans #nativeamericanart
  • Artist David Carlson has incorporated water images of the Adirondack Park into video work that has been presented all over the world. His most recent video projects, Water Unspoken, 2014 and Invention/Translation, 2017 will be presented as part of our Monday Evening Lecture series tomorrow night 8/13 along with a discussion about the complexities of water as a subject matter for artists. #theADKX #adirondackexperience #ADKXspirit #adk #adirondacks #visitadk #visitadirondacks #nymuseum #museum #photography #remote #nature #history #wilderness #adirondackpark #lecture #learn #engage #enrich #water
  • Don't miss the American Mountain Men today from 10am - 5pm! Discover the tools, skills and lifestyle of traditional trappers, explorers,and traders. #theADKX #ADKXexperience #adkxspirit #mountainmen#adirondacks #learn #explore
  • They’re here! Don’t miss The American Mountain Men today and tomorrow 10am - 5pm!  #theadkx #ADKXexperience #adkxspirit #mountainmen #adirondacks #learn #explore
  • TOMORROW! Meet the American Mountain Men and explore life in the wilderness, view a traditional encampment, learn about traditional clothing in eastern and western styles, identify pelts, and watch live demonstrations of fire starting, cooking, knife and tomahawk throwing, and firearm and bow shooting.

Can’t come Friday? No worries- the Mountain Men will be camping out overnight so you can meet them Saturday, 10am - 5pm.

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  • Robin Lazore with Mohawk Fancy Baskets is one or our Artist in Residence who demonstrated basket making for visitors in the New Life in the Adirondacks exhibit. Abenaki and Mohawk artists and artisans will be demonstrating their work and talking with visitors Thursdays through Sundays from July 4 – August 18. For more information on upcoming events visit: https://www.theadkx.org/exhibitions-events/specialevents/

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