Museums, Exhibit Halls & Educational Centers

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts

The Wild Center

The Wild Center has live exhibits.You can hike and explore the Museum’s 31- acre campus with naturalist guides or on your own. There are theaters with high definition films, plenty of hands-on nature, and hundreds of live animals from rare native trout, to river otters, to turtles the size of walnuts and many other often hard-to-see residents of the woods and waters. Learn more about the indoor and outdoor exhibits.

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Saint Williams on Long Point

St. William’s on Long Point is a not-for-profit, non-denominational, lakeside retreat and cultural center, accessible only by boat on Raquette Lake, New York.  Musical, historical, and environmental programs are held during July and August.  Semi-private and dormitory lodging is available for non-profit and family groups. Now on The National Register of Historic Places.  Boat access only.  Enjoy Thursday evening summer concert series.  Reservations for the boat required.

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Great Camp Sagamore

Great Camp Sagamore, a National Historic Landmark, was the Adirondack retreat of the Vanderbilt family for over 50 years. Today it is a not-for-profit offering tours twice a day in summer and residential programs including the Grandparents/children’s camp sessions in July and August. Raquette Lake  

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Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretive Center

The New York State Adirondack Park Agency Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) at Newcomb is located on State Route 28N in the Essex County town of Newcomb. The VIC opened on Monday, Oct. 15, 1990. The building and trail system are on 236 acres of the Huntington Wildlife Forest, a preserve owned by Syracuse University and maintained by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The state leases the land to operate this public facility.

Admission is free.

Building Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday. – Saturday. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Trail Hours: Dawn to Dusk, every day of the year

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Adirondack Museum

Open daily 10am to 5pm May 28 through October 18, 2010. Closed September 10.

A regional museum of history and art. Explore Adirondack history in 22 exhibit spaces. New exhibit in 2010: Let’s Eat! Adirondack Food Traditions. Special exhibits: Common Threads: 150 Years of Adirondack Quilts and Comforters and A “Wild, Unsettled Country”: Early Reflections of the Adirondacks. Enjoy lively events and activities for all ages, the Lake View Cafe and Museum Store.

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