5828 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Phone: (518) 523-2817
Fax: (518) 523-4160
Arts & Museums
Learn the rich and unique history of Lake Placid and the Town of North Elba while at this museum that is located in the old Lake Placid train station and has themed exhibits including the rise of winter sports as a pastime, 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics photographs, the era of the grand hotels and guides, the Lake Placid Club, Adirondack rustic furniture, mounted bird and animal species, and a turn-of-the-20th century general store.
The 1932 & 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum is dedicated to the only North American city to host the Winter Olympics twice. The museum goes into the history of winter sporting in Lake Placid and how it has developed into the greatest winter sport training area in the world. See artifacts and memorabilia, like Jack Shea's skates or Sonja Henie's costumes. There is also a large section devoted to the "Miracle on Ice" where the USA beat the Soviet Union on the hockey rink.
A large arts center that contains a fine arts gallery showcasing regional and national artists. Workshops and classes are also available.
View interesting and educational exhibits and displays on over 100 animals from the Adirondacks.
Housed in a 7,000 square foot train warehouse, Bluseed hosts wedding celebrations, art exhibitions, concerts, and community meetings.