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If you want to see where history was made , this is the place. You can just look around on your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Owatonna, Minnesota
Excellent tour!

We toured the museum first and then went upstairs to the arena. A tour was just starting and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Winsted, Connecticut
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2634 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3648
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to see where history was made , this is the place. You can just look around on your own which is great. Also many plaques on the wall , quite interesting. I even looked in the locker room,

Thank retiredguy2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We toured the museum first and then went upstairs to the arena. A tour was just starting and the guide asked if we wanted to join...$10 and an hour later, it was one of the best tours I've been on. Our guide, Sean, was extremely...More

Thank GlacierChick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just walking in this place was a thrill as we could imagine the chants of "USA USA..." as the US Olympic hockey team upset the Soviet team in 1980. There is no charge to visit the arena and we were treated to the opportunity to...More

Thank SilverStar092
Reviewed 15 October 2018

As a teenager, I remember the 1980's Olympics and the Miracle on Ice. I am so happy that I visited this arena. Brought back many memories. Enjoyed the small museum too inside the arena.

Thank Alicia O
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Centrally located...connected to the 1932 Arena...interesting design...'32 typical old time bricks, very square. the addition for '80 looks like a space ship from outside. There is a museum---we passed...but the feeling in that arena...hearing Al Michaels infamous words in my mind...looking at the end of...More

Thank Patrick201
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The famous final call as the United States Hockey team in 1980 beat the powerful Russian team on their way to the Olympic gold! Come to that arena and walk around at your own pace to soak up the history and get a sense of...More

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Not free stop to grab some Olympic history. Also get to beat the heat. Again free and cold ice rink....

Thank Q1493GUamyl
Reviewed 2 October 2018

FREE to walk around, pay for museum if you wish...we didn't another trip perhaps. Gondola ride, chair lift, Biathlon all a five fun things to do!

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Don't be afraid to walk right in here and look around. There are three rinks (1932, 1980, and a third practice one). The 1980 one is where the USA men's hockey team won. There are also lots of banners for ECAC college hockey here. The...More

2  Thank MisterMVA
Reviewed 3 September 2018

It was fun touring the arena, and the museum, very educational, if you get the opportunity definitely take the time.

1  Thank Bergerman2010
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13 November 2017|
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Response from denisems2115 | Reviewed this property |
There is a very little bit of free parking behind the rink up the side street between the rink and the hotel. There is paid parking in front and in a large town lot of the far side of the rink
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23 January 2017|
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Response from lhousesoccer | Reviewed this property |
Easy walk. It's about a mile