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Top museum recommendations from locals

Museum
“WildLife museum for the whole family. There is an inside and outside section.”
  • 46 locals recommend
History Museum
“9097 New York 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812 Beautiful location and very well done, this is a museum for comfortable walking shoes and at least a couple of hours. There is an outdoor area for the kids where they can play historic games. The museum collection includes a number of large objects, including a Pullman railroad car, several guide boats and an Idem class racing sailboat, a steam locomotive, a one-room schoolhouse, the rustic "Sunset Cottage", and the Log Hotel, built in 1876 and original to the museum's site, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Other material includes: •A fine art collection that contains over 2500 works including oil and watercolor paintings, prints, and artists' sketchbooks. •The largest collection of historic inland wooden watercraft in the United States. •More than 70,000 historic photographs including the work of Seneca Ray Stoddard, Alfred Stieglitz, and Eliot Porter. •The largest public collection of rustic furniture in North America. The museum owns many pieces created by Joe Bryere, a local woodworking artist. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A must see for those interested in the rich history that surrounds Lake Champlain.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Racetrack
“Just 20 minutes away from this famous track during the summer, with harness racing and Casino year round. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Museum
“My favorite art exhibit 45 min away in historic Glens Falls, NY. They showcase original Botticelli and Van Dyke paintings plus much more. The building itself is interesting enough. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Museum
“Open seasonally, fantastic historical information relating to the history of Lake Champlain, the most important waterway in US history.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Museum
“What's a trip to Lake Placid with out stopping in the Olympic Museum. It's right around the corner. Check out some of the Olympic cloths and medals that are available from local Olympic Athletes. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
“Interact with historical performers in costume. Explore the Fort William Henry independently. Enjoy live military demonstrations. Learn about daily life at the 18th century fort.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Museum
“One of a kind museum. Collects, preserves, researches, interprets and exhibits the entire spectrum of thoroughbred racing. Features equine art, artifacts, memorabilia, film, video, books, interactive displays, and historical archives. The official "National Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame", honoring horses, trainers, jockeys and Pillars of the Turf.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Museum
“Whether you cha-cha, waltz, tango, or swing - you will enjoy this facility's tribute to the art form that is dance.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“Affiliated with Pratt Institute for their School of Art, MWPAI is world class. Fountain Elms, located next day, is a historic home built in the Renaissance Revival archetecture.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“a nice day trip to old forge to the shops and cafes and then to check out the amazing exhibits that the View has on display, they change regularly, so if you have gone before, the art work has changed. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“One of the best collections of art from this world renowned artist! A must stop!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“A long lovely boat cruise when the weather is cooperating; or, drive to the area and take a water shuttle”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“Located in the recently renovated Bottling Plant, in the magnificent Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs. The museum celebrates the automotive heritage of New York State and features regularly changing exhibits that include antique cars, classic cars, race cars, Indy cars, sports racers, and stock cars. The museum includes three galleries, an orientation theatre, meeting spaces, and gift shop. ”
  • 4 locals recommend