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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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Little bit of history about the Olympics

Small museum, but very informative. Definitely worth a look at. Doesn't require a lot of time... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Eric P
via mobile
Very well done

Small but very informative museum. If you are an Olympic enthusiast, don't miss this as well as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Make the Lake Placid Olympic Museum your first stop on a tour of America's Olympic hometown and be inspired by the stories of the Winter Games. Located in the same building as the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" hockey game, the excitement of the Olympics lives on daily through displays and exhibits that visitors of all ages enjoy.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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2634 Main St, Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3648
+1 518-302-5326
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Small museum, but very informative. Definitely worth a look at. Doesn't require a lot of time. Something for the whole family.

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Small but very informative museum. If you are an Olympic enthusiast, don't miss this as well as visit to the ice rinks.

1  Thank TripsterCT
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great piece of Olympic history This is a small museum but well worth the visit. It is fun to see the memorabilia and watch the historic hockey match while surrounded by the memorabilia.

Thank Dollface23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent about 2 hours here on a rainy day. It's not very big but there are some very interesting exhibits. I spent some time watching the Sonjia Henie video and sat through most of the replay of 1980 "Miracle on Ice" and I'm not...More

Thank Ashford817
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only Olympic museum in the USA and in Lake Placid the first host city for the Winter Olympics in 1932. This little museum is a gem, interesting exhibits, Sonja Henie, Olympic jackets through the years, of course the miracle on ice Hockey team of...More

Thank Emmy2005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To stand in the rink where the USA hockey team won the 1980 golf medal puts shivers down your spine! It is an awesome experience to stand in that space. In addition to the rink there are countless photos of olympic heroes down a hallway...More

Thank wdziurzynski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was pretty cool to be able to go onto the arena, including the playing area...no ice, of course. You can go into the entrance to where the locker rooms are located, although you cannot actually go into the lockers rooms. Overall, a nice experience...More

Thank SP1_1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you would like to see a video of perhaps the greatest sporting event of all time, it is here. The USA victory over the USSR in 1980 was an unbelievable event and yes perhaps a miracle. There are a lot of other interesting things...More

Thank torgersent
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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
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What is an ORDAINED pass?
10 April 2017|
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
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...
6 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.