Lake Placid Olympic Museum

2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Phone: 518-302-5326

Lake Placid Olympic Museum


The Lake Placid Olympic Museum, located in the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, New York is open year round for visitors to explore the history and heritage of winter sports in Lake Placid – the first winter resort in the United States – through artifacts, photographs, and videos.
The museum holds an extensive collection of Olympic materials. Resources include both final reports and result books from Summer and Winter Olympiads along with several Olympic winter sports reference books. Collections also include photographs from the III Olympic Winter Games in 1932 and the 1980 Olympic Winter Games. The archives room houses 750 linear feet of materials from the President of the III Olympic Winter Games Committee, Godfrey Dewey along with the documents from the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Organizing Committee.

Lake Placid Olympic Museum is a member of the Northern New York Library Network.


Henry Uihlein Scrapbook

Henry Uihlein II was a strong supporter of Lake Placid’s winter sporting events. This scrapbook he compiled contains articles and photographs relating to speed skating at Lake Placid.