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Adirondack History Centre Museum

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Route 9N and Hand Avenue, Elizabethtown, NY
+1 518-873-6466
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Kind of sad. If you have been at the Adirondack Museum, I would skip this.

I am really glad some people love this museum. And it really is the only thing to do on a rainy day... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
New York City, New York
Well worth a stop or even a detour

The museum is located in the town's former high school. The lower floor houses several antique... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
West Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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Combination museum and history center, located in a former schoolhouse, offers nature trails, Adirondack mountain fire tower, gardens and sugar house, plus various museum exhibits including horse-drawn vehicles, mining equipment, military artifacts and household items.
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23 Jul 2017
“Well worth a stop or even a detour”
6 Jun 2017
“Adirondack History Museum - a must visit for people who love to learn more about this unique part of American”
Route 9N and Hand Avenue, Elizabethtown, NY
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I am really glad some people love this museum. And it really is the only thing to do on a rainy day in that part of the world. But it is a very sad place. It appears to be a place that has no budget,...More

1  Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The museum is located in the town's former high school. The lower floor houses several antique horse drawn wagons, including a beautifully restored Concord Coach. There are also bobsleds that had been used in the 1932 Olympics. We particularly appreciating seeing drawings, models, and artifacts...More

Thank Transcendentalist
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This museum brings to life the amazing history of the people who have visited or have called the Adirondacks their home. Their work, their art and their sense of adventure are all on display in the newly renovated spaces of this Elizabethtown, NY building. If...More

Thank Tzelski
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I hadn't beeen there in many years. Being older now Irealy like the museum. They have a fire tower out side. stage coach which I remenbered as a kid being there. This museum is in the old school my parents went too.

Thank vtbear50
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were pleasantly surprised at the variety of exhibits here. One room dedicated to Adirondack 46rs, another to immigrants that moved to this area with documentation shown and photos, another to attractions that are now closed - Land of MakeBelieve and Frontiertown. A fire tower...More

Thank 190laurienm
Reviewed 31 July 2016

wanted to learn how the people lived and struggled living in the mountains - the museum is very interesting in that there are many buildings that are original or replicas of buildings back in the old days - there are displays on life like a...More

Thank karenconnie68
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A very well planned and executed display of early local history.Located in the old high school (where my mother graduated in 1940!!). Many facets of the county history are shown and this is well worth a visit.

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 25 October 2015

My motivation for going here was to learn more about the area where my great grandfather came from and I did. Very nice museum! Another reviewer called it "Up close and personal" and that is true and why my husband loved it. When we got...More

Thank Gail F
Reviewed 7 May 2013

This is the kind of place that kids love to go. The elementary school I worked at took 5th and 6th graders here on a regular basis. Lots of hands on activities and fascinating information about the past! Loved to watch the kids who needed...More

Thank Gillylax
Reviewed 9 March 2013

My husband and I visited on our honeymoon. We loved everything about this place. There were fabulous trails from display to display, which were enhanced by all the amazing scenery... Our favorite section was the one room school house. We were just in awe the...More

1  Thank curlygirlmom
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