Olympic Center and Lake Placid Olympic Museum

Olympic Center

Site of the historic 1932 and 1980 Olympic Games including the legendary "Miracle on Ice" hockey game in 1980. In the 1932 Rink, Sonja Henie won her second of three consecutive Olympic Figure Skating titles. The Olympic Center houses three ice surfaces, the Convention Center at Lake Placid and the Lake Placid Olympic Museum. This unique venue is active year round. The Olympic Center hosts numerous international and national events, youth and adult hockey tournaments, and Figure Skating Championships throughout the year.

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Lake Placid Olympic Museum

Explore the legacy of the 1932 & 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Winter Games with many great exhibits, which include video highlights, athletes' uniforms and equipment, collections of Olympic Games torches, mascots and medals, including the first gold medal ever awarded.

Museum admission: Adults: $7 (ages 20-64), Jr/Sr: $5, (65+), Children 6 and under free.

Time: Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Closed Christmas and New Year's Day.

For up-to-date information please call 518.302.5326, or log on to http://www.whiteface.com/facilities/olympic-center/olympic-museum.

Public Skating on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval

This is where Eric Heiden made Olympic history in 1980 by capturing an unprecedented five gold medals. Enjoy the magic of this legendary ice by skating a few laps on the 400 meter oval in the Village of Lake Placid with friends and family.

Available: Anticipated availability early December to beginning of March (Weather Permitting)

Rates: Adult $8; Jr/Sr $5 / Rentals $3

Time: Please call 518.523.1655 or visit http://www.whiteface.com/activities/index.php for weekly availability.

Speedskating:

Available: Anticipated availability early December to beginning of March (Weather Permitting)

Time: Please call 518.523.1655 or visit http://www.whiteface.com/activities/index.php for weekly availability.