The Real Story of the Adirondacks:
Yesterday and Today
With Blue Mountain rising behind it and Blue Mountain Lake sparkling below, the Adirondack Museum's vast campus features displays in 22 modern exhibition galleries and historic buildings. There are lush grounds and sweeping views. The exhibitions tell the unique story of the Adirondacks and its people. You will explore topics ranging from boating to logging, and there are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for kids, too.
Traditional Paddle Making Workshop
July 1, 2016
with craftsman Caleb Davis
NEW - A Sneak Peek at 2017: The Adirondack Experience
May 20 — October 10, 2016
A new special exhibit previewing our newest exhibition, The Adirondack Experience, opening in May of 2017.
This exhibition includes historic quilts from the museum's textile collection, as well as contemporary pieces on loan from regional quilters.
Rusticity is an American expression, inspired by romantic notions of wilderness as untamed nature. This concept of wilderness spawned an extraordinary output of furniture, architecture, and art.