Lake George Museums & Historic Attractions

There is lots to be discovered in the Lake George Region! Explore local, national, and international history and culture at one of the many museums in the region, ranging from former war fortresses and geological wonders to children's museums and fine arts hotspots.

Grizzly Bear
Pember Museum of Natural History and Nature Preserve
Granville, NY
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE! Nature strange and beautiful. Over 9,000 specimens in a historic Victorian museum. Ideal for family visits! Mammals, reptiles, birds and bugs. One of the largest collections in NY State. Educational and fun. FREE ADMISSION.
Fort Ticonderoga
Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY
Every day is an event at Fort Ticonderoga and every year is a new experience. Bring the family and experience history come alive by land and by water! Spend the day and discover all that Fort Ticonderoga has to offer. Open rain or shine.
Snowshoe Tours during the Winter
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves Park
Pottersville, NY
Summer: Hike self-guided tour & explore LARGEST cave entrance in East, waterfalls, gorge, caves. Guided adventure tours, gemstone mining, disc golf, climbing walls, dino dig, simulated mines, & extensive rock shop. Winter: snowshoe trails and tours.
Hyde House
The Hyde Collection
Glens Falls, NY
The Hyde Collection is a historic house and fine arts museum complex featuring works by European and American masters including Botticelli, Rembrandt, Rubens, Degas, Renior, Picasso, and Homer.
Lake George Historical Association Museum
Lake George, NY
Old County Courthouse, Corner of Canada Amherst Streets
Fort William Henry Museum
Fort William Henry Museum
Lake George, NY
The Fort is open May to October, Sitting atop a small rise, Fort William Henry commanded the southern end of Lake George November 1755 to August 1757 during the French & Indian War. Guided tours are conducted every hour on the hour .
Rogers Island Visitors Center
Rogers Island Visitors Center
Fort Edward, NY
Fort Edward and Rogers Island have been a great place for people to live for thousands of years. When you step inside the Visitors Center you will see exhibits on early native Americans, the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary time period.
North Creek Depot Museum
North Creek Depot Museum
North Creek, NY
The North Creek Depot Museum, located in the Adirondack Mountains, tells the history and heritage of the Adirondack railroads.
Hall of Heroes at The Patriot of Lake George
Lake George, NY
The Patriot of Lake George includes a museum featuring historic items from all wars and a gift shop stocked with historic military memorabilia.
Frances G Kinnear Museum of Local History
Lake Luzerne, NY
Visit the Frances G Kinnear Museum of Local History to see historic artifacts and exhibits about the history of the Hadley-Luzerne area.
Courthouse Gallery & Lake George Arts Project
Lake George, NY
The Lake George Arts Project's Courthouse Gallery presents 5 to 7 exhibitions yearly of regional and national contemporary visual artists in all media.
Bolton Historical Society Museum
Bolton Landing, NY
Museum is filled with photographs and exhibits which feature hotels, old tools, boats, ice harvesting equipment, local businesses, steamboats, camping, ice boats, vintage clothing, lakeside mansions, farm implements, schools and families.
Warrensburg Museum of Local History
Warrensburg, NY
The Warrensburgh Museum of Local History exhibits include period clothing, logging and farming tools, school and church history, and products, tools and documents.

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