Overview

Please note: The Exhibit Galley present by The Lake Placid Olympic Museum will be closed August 20 – august 22 due to construction

The “Totally 80 – 80 Objects from the Lake Placid Olympic Museum” Exhibit Gallery presented by the Lake Placid Olympic Museum is now open. Come and walk through the Exhibit Gallery and check out what 80 objects are on display!

The Exhibit Gallery is located on the 2nd floor of the Conference Center, accessible via the doors directly across Main Street from Subway. The new Exhibit Gallery will be free to all guests while we work on our new, permanent location in the Olympic Center. We look forward to welcoming you back to see some of our artifacts!

If you can’t make it to the Exhibit Gallery, please be our virtual guest by clicking on our Virtual Exhibits tab.

Official Museum Website

Virtual Exhibits

The Lake Placid Olympic Museum has been working diligently to provide guests a virtual museum experience. Check out our virtual exhibits below!

Medals of The Olympic Winter Games Fashion of The Olympic Winter Games The Olympic Flame Totally 80 Exhibit Photos of the 1932 Olympic Winter Games

Schedule

The “Totally 80 – 80 Objects from the Lake Placid Olympic Museum” Exhibit Gallery presented by the Lake Placid Olympic Museum is now open. The Exhibit Gallery is located on the 2nd floor of the Conference Center, accessible via the doors directly across Main Street from Subway. Be sure to visit our Health & Safety Information page in advance of your visit for face covering requirements.

Hours of Operation:

Monday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday:
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tickets

The new Exhibit Gallery will be free to all guests while we work on our new, permanent location in the Olympic Center. We look forward to welcoming you back to see some of our artifacts!

Be sure to visit our Health & Safety Information page in advance of your visit for face covering requirements.

Before You Arrive

Face Covering Requirements

Be sure to visit our Health & Safety Information page via the link below in advance of your visit for face covering requirements.

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Classrooms & Groups

We’re your second classroom!

A visit to the Lake Placid Olympic Museum is free for New York State public, private, and homeschool student groups K-12.

Did you know? We offer year-round workshops to enhance teaching in and out of the classroom.  Programs are available at the Museum and off-site visits to your school can be arranged.  That’s right – we can come to you!

We aim to engage students to use critical thinking and engage in inquiry to interpret objects, photographs and artworks, oral histories, and primary sources.

To schedule a field trip to the museum or arrange for a workshop, please contact museum@orda.org.

From luge wheel rides to watching the action at a world championship event to skating on the outdoor Olympic Oval, there are a variety of activities that can enrich your groups visit to the museum.  Contact mcspinelli@orda.org to schedule interactive activities for your group.

For more resources that may offer inspiration and spark curiosity before visiting the museum or extend learning in the classroom, visit www.lpom.org.

Just for Fun

Check out these fun Olympic-themed scavenger hunts that you can play at home.  Take a photo of your results and tag #LakePlacidOlympicMuseum , so we can see and share your results!

Olympic Colors Scavenger Hunt Olympic Objects Scavenger Hunt

Check out these fun Olympic sport coloring sheets.  Take a photo of your results and tag #LakePlacidOlympicMuseum , so we can see and share your results!

Speed Skating Coloring Sheet Ski Jumping Coloring Sheet Mascot Coloring Sheet Medals Coloring Sheet Luge Coloring Sheet Hockey Coloring Sheet Figure Skating Coloring Sheet Alpine Skiing Coloring Sheet Bobsled Coloring Sheet Biathlon Coloring Sheet