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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.

an aerial view of fort ticonderoga
Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY
Fort Ticonderoga is a must-visit military landmark, museum, and family destination offering endless adventures! The historic site features exciting exhibits, beautiful gardens, tours, boat cruises, weapon demos, and more.
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.
the entrance walkway up to the Hyde House
The Hyde Collection
Glens Falls, NY
Based in 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, Renoir, and more.
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.
a sign outside the adirondack folk school
Adirondack Folk School
Lake Luzerne, NY
The Adirondack Folk School is a nonprofit organization that teaches the arts, crafts, and heritage of the Adirondacks, promoting creativity, self-reliance, sustainability, and cultural preservation.
Aerial view of 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 .
The exterior of Rodgers Island Visitors Center, a green building
Rogers Island Visitors Center
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.
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.
Lake George Historical Association & Museum
Lake George, NY
The Lake George Historical Association & Museum is a not-for-profit organization in Lake George Village that is dedicated to preserving the region's rich history. The museum features historic artifacts and exhibits, events, and more year round.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.