Overview

Now Open Thursday – Monday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (closed 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm for cleaning)

The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is now open! Visitors are required to pre-purchase tickets on-line to assist in minimizing contact. 

If you can’t make it to the museum, please be our virtual guest, by clicking on our virtual exhibits tab. 

Sitting adjacent to the location of the “Miracle On Ice” is the Lake Placid Olympic Museum, a multi-exhibit monument to the Olympic heart and soul of Lake Placid. With multi-media exhibits and memorabilia displays that transport visitors into the iconic past of the region, a visit to the museum is an informative and transformative experience that is great for people of all ages and all levels of knowledge on the Olympic legacy of Lake Placid!

Lake Placid Olympic Museum Official Website

Admission

The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is now open! Visitors are be required to pre-purchase tickets on-line to assist in minimizing contact. 

Hours of Operation:

Thursday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Closed daily from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm for cleaning

Pricing:

Adult / Teen: $8
Junior / Senior / Student: $6
6 & under: FREE

Adult: 20-64 | Teen: 13-19 | Junior: 7-12 | Senior: 65+ | Students must present valid College ID | Military discounts available with valid I.D.

 

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Virtual Exhibits

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

Foretelling the Future Exhibit

Totally 80 Exhibit

 

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

 

Check out some of the Lake Placid Olympic Museum artifacts displayed on the 2021 BMW IBSF Bobsled & Skeleton World Championship page. If you have an artifact you'd like to share with us, tag us on social with #lpworlds2021 or email to lpevents@orda.org and we may feature your artifact in our online collection.
2021 Bobsled & Skeleton World Championships