The Museum holds an extensive collection of Olympic materials. The book collection includes final report and results from both Summer and Winter Olympiads. Collections also include photographs from the III Olympic Winter Games in 1932 and documents from Godfrey Dewey, the President of the III Olympic Winter Games Committee. The archives room houses 750 linear feet of materials from the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Organizing Committee.

The Archives is open to researchers, Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm throughout the year. An appointment must be made by Emailing the museum or by calling 518.302.5326.


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Photography and filming are permitted once your media representative has signed the Media Agreement form.  Any and all responsibility of questions of copyright which may arise from the use of materials will be assumed by the applicant. In cases where copyright is held by a third party, written permission must be secured by the applicant from that party or their agent and must accompany the application. Appointments should be made with the director in advance of a visit. To schedule an appointment, please Email the director or call 518.302.5326

We have assisted on several projects working with authors and with media outlets such as

  • HBO
  • National Public Radio
  • ESPN
  • Disney
  • The New Yorker Magazine
  • PBS Small Town and Big Dreams
  • Author Wayne Coffey's "The Boys of Winter"



To discuss a potential loan from the Museum's Collections, please Email your request to the director or call 518.302.5326

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