Saranac Laboratory Museum

Owned and operated by Historic Saranac Lake, the Saranac Laboratory Museum highlights Saranac Lake's unique history as a tuberculosis treatment destination. The Museum features exhibits on local history, science, and patient care, as well as rotating special exhibits on local history topics. The Museum gift shop offers books on a wide variety of local history topics and souvenirs. 


The Museum is open year-round Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.  

Admission:

  • Adults: $7
  • Students with I.D.: $5
  • Children 12 and under: free of charge
  • Free admission to members of Historic Saranac Lake.


Weekly tours of area historic sites are offered through the summer season, and limited tours are available by reservation in the off season or for special groups. Visit Historic Saranac Lake Events Page to see the full schedule. 

Historic Saranac Lake also oversees the Bartok Cabin, where the great composer spent the last summer of his life. Tours of the cabin are provided by appointment only.

Visit the Historic Saranac Lake Events Page to find out more about the Museum's year-round offerings of tours, talks, and other programs.

Historic Saranac Lake also maintains an online encyclopedia of local history at Saranac Lake Historic Wiki, featuring over 6,000 pages on local history.

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