Visitor Information

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


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.


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; electric scooters are available for rent.


Dogs and all other animals are not permitted on the museum grounds. We value all our visitors with disabilities and service animals are welcomed with proper documentation.


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

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All the info you need to enjoy the Adirondack Experience.


  • Let it snow ❄️
  • Take time to enjoy the beauty of the Adirondacks this winter. Photo by @chasing_trail_
  • Dog-sled team pausing for a photo on a street in Lake Placid! This photo was taken in 1946-1947.
  • Happy December! A 1914 postcard of Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY postmarked December 3rd.
  • Building our collection! Adirondack Experience recently acquired a guideboat built by Albert Henry Billings (1853-1903) in Lake Placid. It was most likely used at Camp Marion, near Tupper Lake, from about 1920 up until the museum acquired it earlier this year.
  • The holidays are here and the Visitor Center is looking festive! Stop by the ADKX Store for authentic Adirondack gifts. See for store hours of operation.
  • Have you been able to get out and play in the snow yet?
  • How we feel after a Thanksgiving feast.
Illustration from “The Venison Cookbook” 1957.
  • Happy Thanksgiving! From the photo collection: girl holding a turkey, ca. 1910.

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