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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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Interesting.... very small

We were greeted by the enthusiastic staff person at reception desk. He provided lots of... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Albany, New York

Very interesting to see and humbling to stand on the ice where Olympic level hockey was played in... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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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.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice rink” (32 reviews)
“hockey game” (32 reviews)
2634 Main St, Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3648
+1 518-302-5326
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were greeted by the enthusiastic staff person at reception desk. He provided lots of interesting trivia and ideas of other venues in Lake Placid. It is a very large room filled with history, photos and sports mementos of winter sports throughout time, including the...More

Thank Ali26016
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very interesting to see and humbling to stand on the ice where Olympic level hockey was played in our lifetime.

Thank sandman12016
Reviewed 11 November 2016

For those who remember the hockey games, seeing the rinks is a real treat. There is also a restaurant in the museum and wonderful displays in the basement, covering all the sports. You will learn a lot.

Thank lenoreg613
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This place is great, plenty of information and some great pictures, artifacts, hands on things to do and videos., my favorite part was the miracle on ice and admission is free if you buy the passbook for $35 that also lets you into other areas,...More

Thank hockeymomrules
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Located in the Olympic Center complex, the museum is an interesting review of Winter Olympic history, with artifacts from most of the Winter games, going all the way back to the first Winter games in 1924 in Chamonix, France. Not surprisingly, most of the artifacts...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Yes everyone was right it was a very small museum. It Has some interesting pieces if you're into it.

Thank Jodi W
Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you are in Lake Placid and have any interest in Olympic history, particularly Lake Placid Olympics, then it is worthwhile taking an hour to stop by this small museum. We were greeted by an enthusiastic and well informed museum employee. I was a bit...More

1  Thank Blondie540
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Miracle on Ice, what more needs to be said. The building is used daily, and houses a nice museum all about the Ice Hockey Game that shook the world. Ok, maybe a bit much, but still a cool place to visit

Thank slalemand
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We took advantage of purchasing the Value Passport. We only stayed 15 minutes at the museum since we were planning to go to the other olympic venues later that day

Thank ancas15
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Enjoyed seeing the ice rink where history was made in 1980. It brought back great memories of our college kids beating the Russian team! It was like I remember my teenage children at the time screaming with excitement for the win.

Thank Elvira C
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11 April 2017|
Response from Blondie540 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea
11 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
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.