Adirondack Museum

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Your Adirondack experience awaits!

24 buildings, 121 acres, 40,000 square feet of engaging exhibitions.

One of America's finest outdoor museums and called, "the best of its kind in the world," by the New York Times, the Adirondack Museum is an "Adirondack must-see" Path Through History attraction.

The Adirondack Museum's campus features exhibitions in modern galleries and historic buildings from around the Park. The Adirondack Museum experience includes something for everyone. Explore the region's iconic boats, Native American arts, rustic furniture, sporting equipment, and and art inspired by the mountainous landscape. Step inside a nineteenth-century hotel. Climb a fire tower. Feed the trout. Hike to historic Minnow Pond. Write on a slate in a one-room schoolhouse. There's more to discover around every corner!

With hands-on traditional workshops, special events like the Rustic Furniture Fair, Museum Monday Nights through July and August, hikes to historic Minnow Pond, the Lake View Cafe, the Adirondack Museum Store, and so much more, a day at the museum promises an Adirondack experience unlike any other.

The Online Museum Store is always open, and shipping daily, at

The Adirondack Museum will open for it's 59th season on Friday, May 20, 2016. The museum will be open 7 days a week, including holidays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will close for the regular season on Monday, October 10, 2016. Click here to purchase your museum tickets now!

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  • Sites Dates Hours: May 23-Oct. 13, 2014, 7 days a weeks 10 am-5 pm, including holidays
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