The best way to learn about Hamilton County history is to experience it up-close and personal at our museums, historic sites and other cultural institutions, which include The Adirondack Museum, Great Camp Sagamore, Indian Lake Theater, and The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, along with six Town Museums, described below.

For complete information on planning a trip to Hamilton County, including lodging, dining, recreation, events, entertainment, and informative articles on Hamilton County history, please see our Adirondack Experience website. Hikers won't want to miss our Historic Fire Tower Challenge, with complete guides to hiking eight tower sites across the county.


Town Museums

Old Piseco Road
Piseco, NY 12130
(Just past the community center)


July - August
Saturday & Sunday
1pm - 4pm


Route 8
Hoffmeister, NY 13353
(Near the post office/recreation center)


July - August
Saturday & Sunday
11am - 3pm


6355 NY-30
Indian Lake, NY 12842
(Just past the school)


July - August
Saturday & Sunday
1pm - 4pm


2885 NY-8
Speculator, NY 12164
(Next to the senior center)


June - August
Monday, Friday, Saturday
10am - 2pm


1434 NY-30
Wells, NY 12190
(Opposit the post office)


June: Saturday, 11am - 3pm
July & August: Friday & Saturday, 11am - 3pm
September: Saturday 11am - 3pm


149 NY-28
Inlet, NY 13360
(Opposite the bookstore)


June 13 - August 27
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
10am - 2pm