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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

This famous sports mecca features just under 40,000 items, 3 million books and documents, and 500,000 photographs that tell the story of baseball through a three-story timeline. 25 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326. Tel: 888-425-5633. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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International Boxing Hall of Fame

360 N. Peterboro, Canastota, NY 13032. 315-697-7095. Features exhibits containing memorabilia and audio-visual displays recording the sport’s history and outstanding athletes. Fee.

Lake Placid Olympic Museum

Discover the stories of the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Winter Games with the museum's collection of Olympic material. 2634 Main St., Lake Placid, NY 12946. Tel: 518-302-5326. Cost: Fee.

Olympic Sports Complex

220 Bob Run, Route 73, Lake Placid, NY 12946. 518-523-4436. Custom programs promote education and participation using world-class venues that hosted the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. Fee.