Adirondack Museum

Top choice in The Adirondacks

Set on 30 acres, this museum has creative exhibits on the mountains' human-centered stories, from the mining and logging industries to quirky hermits and Victorian tourists. There are lots of hands-on exhibits and activities for kids, including a bouldering wall and snowshoeing, even in summertime.

You can easily spend half a day here. Consider having lunch in the attached cafe overlooking Blue Mountain Lake.

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