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.

 Open May 26 to October 9, 2017

Hours: 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., including holidays.


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 a full menu prepared by WELL DRESSED FOOD of hot and cold dishes, snacks, and beverages, including beer and wine.

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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  • School is back in session but there's still plenty to learn at the ADKX! Visit our website or School Program's Facebook page to get all the updates on our educational programs.
  • The seasons change but the beauty remains. What's your favorite fall experience in the Adirondacks? Thanks to @labbenchestomountainledges for letting us post this beautiful photo!
  • Happy Friday! We're antique hunting this weekend and you're invited. Come check out our Antique Show & Sale tomorrow from 10am to 5pm at the ADKX. Whether you're a serious collector or just enjoy #vintagefinds we'll have one-of-a-kind antiques from across the country. See you there!

This image is from our Historic Postcard Collection made by Post Card Co. and dates between 1940 and 1950.
  • The leaves are turning and fall is here! Experience the seasonal beauty with us while we're open until October 9th.
  • Last weekend's 30th Annual Rustic Furniture Fair was a great time!  Thanks to all who participated and visited. If you missed it, here's a little recap of everything that happened, and join us Saturday, Sept. 16 for our annual Antiques Show & Sale. Come discover one of a kind finds.
  • We loved seeing all the families and children on our campus this summer. Here's a little thank you for us to everyone who came by to create and explore. We're open until October 9th. Explore the experience before the season ends.
  • Today, we remember and stand with all who were affected.
  • Our 30th Annual Rustic Furniture Fair starts tomorrow! Come by and see us this Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm for original furniture pieces by vendors from across the country.
  • How much has the Adirondacks changed since you first arrived? It's #tbt photos like this that remind us of how beautiful the park has always been. Do you know which peak in the park this photo was taken?

This image is from our Historic Photos Collection taken in 1890ca.

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