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Address: 2634 Main St., Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946
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Make the Lake Placid Olympic Museum your first stop on a tour of America's...

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 lives on daily through displays and exhibits that visitors of all ages enjoy.

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For Olympic fans

A fun day exploring Olympic memorabilia from past olympic torches and uniforms to medals and interesting facts. Lot's of interesting info about the history of lake placid and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Newcastle, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fun day exploring Olympic memorabilia from past olympic torches and uniforms to medals and interesting facts. Lot's of interesting info about the history of lake placid and the olympics. If you have the Olympic sites passport it's worth checking out! The kids really enjoyed the experience

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the museum with my family on a Friday afternoon. The museum did not have many other visitors while we were there which was nice as it allowed us to take our time and read everything. While the museum itself is small, it is packed with a lot of interesting things. My kids liked being able to hop of... More 

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Wantagh, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When you're in Lake Placid you have to go to the Olympic Museum, especially if you're a hockey fan..Some great exhibits here

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Ithaca, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Museum includes historical info and exhibits about hockey, figure skating, and speed skating. Can be done thoroughly in 30-60 minutes and is included with your ORDA pass, which you can get downtown or at any of the sites. The tour costs $10 apiece and is not included on your pass, but it was worth doing. Took an hour.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by the museum before skating at the 1932 arena. Small museum with quite a bit of history - information, athletes uniforms and gear. Showing of the USA vs USSR game 1980 Olympic game, still exciting to watch (37 years later).

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Lake George, New York, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Antique ice skates and skis, little vignettes of winter Olympic heroes. Old hockey jerseys. Not too much that was really informative. You mean the United States beat Russia back in 1980?!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for a speed skating national competition and visited this great museum. The kids loved seeing the Olympic torches and medals and played around with the hands on activities. We had a great time.

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Mount Kisco, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While very tiny, we are captivated by the NY Olympic movement. Its a must see and you can be in and out in under 30 minutes. We enjoy the Olympic memorabilia and nothing beats watching 1980 hockey where it happened. Rather small, and you may feel it should have been bigger, but the Olympic movement in 1980 was not what... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small little museum room, but had some interesting items from past olympics. Best part was watching 1980 miracle hockey game. Outfits from past olympics were fun to see, as well. Good place to step out of the cold for a few minutes and learn about the area.

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Small museum but it is filled with many, many treasures. There were the artifacts from the 1980 hockey team, loads of medals from many winter Olympic years, history about winter Olympic mascots, speed skates that date back to the late 1800's and so much more. Great to see such a piece of history in this space.

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