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Interesting place and exhibits

We found this place interesting. We were also able to see the 1932 ice hockey arena, as well as the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sanford, Florida
Fun, informative visit

We were visiting friends in the Adirondacks and Lake Placid was the closest tourist attraction in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roberta K
Kansas City, Missouri
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Make the Lake Placid Olympic Museum your first stop on a tour of America's Olympic hometown and be inspired by the stories of the Winter Games. Located in the same building as the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" hockey game, the excitement of the Olympics...more
2634 Main St, Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3648
+1 518-302-5326
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed all the exhibits. Very informative and learned some things. If you're visiting Lake Placid, you need to put this on the list. Make sure you walk over and look at the ice rinks.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

No frills nostalgia. I’ve been 3 times now and it gets me every time I hear the Al Michaels call. There isn’t much to the whole complex. They have guided tours if you really want to get into details but the entire complex is open...More

Thank Avery31
Reviewed 4 days ago

We found this place interesting. We were also able to see the 1932 ice hockey arena, as well as the 1980 arena where the US team beat the Soviets. The museum itself is interesting with lots of artifacts from the Olympics and a story well...More

Thank SanfordFoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting friends in the Adirondacks and Lake Placid was the closest tourist attraction in the mountains. Not really into the Olympics, I learned a lot that I didn’t know. It was very informative and my friend a hockey fan loved seeing the stadium...More

Thank Roberta K
Reviewed 1 week ago

A museum that allows you to relive memories of past Olympics, especially the ones held in Lake Placid in 1932 and 1980. The hands on exhibits kept my grandkids occupied especially the curling game.

Thank Thechemman
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really cool exhibit while your in Lake Placid. You start by seeing the original skating facility that I believe was from 1932 Olympics. Then on to the 1980 facility where USA upset the Russian hockey team for the gold. The museum has figure skating,...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum emphasizing the Olympic spirit and experience is very well done. A small setting allows you to view every exhibit up close without a crowd. The tape playing the 1980 Miracle on Ice, Jim Craig's gear and the net on display is special. The...More

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small museum but loaded with so much memorabilia! You should take your time and carefully look and read about the history of the Olympics. Be sure to take a short walk over to the Herb Brooks arena to stand where the USA...More

Thank gfew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really found this interesting. But I very much enjoy the Olympics. I learned some interesting facts about the lake placid Olympics. The rest in my group.....not so much. Thank goodness they had the 80's hockey game playing on a tv in the corner to...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a large place, but it has a few video clips to watch, information of various US olympic champions, sports equipment, and olympic clothes, There are several interactive exhibits which are fun.

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10 April 2017|
Response from Blondie540 | Reviewed this property |
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10 April 2017|
Response from George S | Reviewed this property |
An ORDA pass is the passport that allows you to get into multiple Olympic sites rather than pay per location. ORDA is the Olympic regional development authority and is responsible for the venues. Not sure where your term... More
6 February 2017|
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Response from Blondie540 | Reviewed this property |
We parked in the lot next to the museum and it was free when we were there. Some places on the street are pay as you go, so be sure to check when you park.