Outdoor Exhibits, Historic Buildings, and Scenic Spots
Outdoor Exhibits & Historic Buildings
Artist's CottageThe Artist's Cottage, used as a summerhouse by landscape painter Gustave Wiegand, is furnished with objects from the museum's rustic furniture collection.
Sunset CottageSunset Cottage, a one-room cabin from Camp Cedars on Forked Lake, is decorated with split- spruce pole siding.
Reising SchoolhouseThe Reising Schoolhouse is a one-room schoolhouse built in 1907. Today the school is a family activity center offering games, toys, and crafts from a by-gone era.
Whiteface Fire TowerClimb to the top of the Whiteface Fire Tower for a spectacular view of the museum grounds and surrounding mountains and lakes.
Marion River Carry PavilionThe Marion River Carry Pavilion is home to demonstrations and activities as well as a 1901 H.K. Porter Company steam engine and passenger car, the steam launch Osprey, and a unique diorama depicting turn-of-the-century transportation systems in the Central Adirondacks.
Rustic GazeboThe Rustic Gazebo is a reproduction of an open-air summerhouse from the Blue Mountain House era.
Merwin Hill PavilionThe Merwin Hill Pavilion provides a shady resting spot and panoramic views.
Lake View DeckDon't miss the Lake View Deck with stunning views of Blue Mountain and Blue Mountain Lake.
Museum GardensStroll our grounds and enjoy over a dozen Museum Gardens featuring native plants, hardy perennials, colorful annuals, plus a variety of ferns and trees.
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