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Lake Placid Olympic Museum

2634 Main St, Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3648
+1 518-302-5326
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Good memorabilia for the memories

Enjoyed seeing the various equipment, etc. used over the years of the Olympics. Of course... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Henry B
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River Edge, New Jersey
Worth to see

Very interesting and extensive exhibit. Having been to Hockey at the 1980's games, I also enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
WTPArmonk
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Armonk, New York
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
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“ice rink” (29 reviews)
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2634 Main St, Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3648
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+1 518-302-5326
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed seeing the various equipment, etc. used over the years of the Olympics. Of course especially enjoyed the memory of the 1980 gold, particularly as a huge hockey fan. Well worth seeing for the price.

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting and extensive exhibit. Having been to Hockey at the 1980's games, I also enjoyed walking around the stadium where the American - Russian game was played.

Thank WTPArmonk
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a small museum, but the exhibits are especially interesting if you're curious about Olympic skating and the "miracle" hockey game played in 1980. There was also quite a bit about Sonya Henie.

Thank retiredteacher157
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The town if very proud of their Olympic history, which they should be! They have had participants in all of the winter Olympics in history. Enjoyed the exhibits.

Thank 212Sunshine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some neat artifacts, but was all contained in a single room, which was not very large. Would have been better if paired with another attraction.

Thank pmorris8313
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a rainy day so we decided to go to the museum. Glad we did. Very interesting. They had a little bit for all. Interactive stuff for kids. Wardrobe items, torches and other neat items.

Thank VacationUSA-38
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Has all sorts of Olympic memorabilia. Really wish it was bigger but it is nicely done with lots of great items. Always worth the stop.

Thank nowzer
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It is very small museum. Amount of exponents in not big, but what you can find it is magnificent. Is shows how Technic in sport has changed, collection of clothes, equipment and medals. For that price can be bigger....

Thank Marcin M
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This is just a great historical place, especially if you have a love for the Olympics and sports. My son loves museums and hockey so we spent along time here reading and looking. I love walking the streets of lake placid and imagining filled with...More

Thank Chelsea L
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Museums aren't for everyone, I guess, but this one is near perfect! It is small, but packs a lot in. You guessed it. There is plenty from the 1980 Olympics, and the Men's Hockey Team, but that not all. They have a bobsled from 1932....More

Thank ZoeBear9
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What is an ORDAINED pass?
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Response from Ironfamily140_6 | Reviewed this property |
An ORDA pass is the passport that allows you to get into multiple Olympic sites rather than pay per location. ORDA is the Olympic regional development authority and is responsible for the venues. Not sure where your term... More
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Mathieu M
My team will be playing in a tournament in a few weeks. One of my concerns is around parking. Is there any free parking space to access the arena? if not, how much most the parking in the lot nearby? any indications would be appreciated...
7 February 2017|
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Response from Blondie540 | Reviewed this property |
We parked in the lot next to the museum and it was free when we were there. Some places on the street are pay as you go, so be sure to check when you park.
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