Lake Placid Olympic Museum

The Adirondacks

Relive the 'Miracle on Ice,' when the US hockey team triumphed over the unstoppable Soviets, at the 1980 Winter Olympics and other sporting moments at this small museum within the Olympic Center.

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1. Olympic Center


This is the location of the 1980 'Miracle on Ice,' when the upstart US hockey team trumped the unstoppable Soviets. In winter you can skate on the outside…

2. Wild Center

22.88 MILES

Dedicated to local ecosystems, this hands-on museum has everything from rare frogs to live river otters. Outdoors is a trail to the river and the Wild…