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Open daily, 10 am to 5 pm
Find new ways to connect with nature through experiences like Wild WalkClimate Solutions, Raquette River Roll,  Forest Music, Patrick Dougherty’s Stickwork, Brenda Baker's The ClotheslineBirdly, and get to know some of the Adirondack animal ambassadors that call The Wild Center home.
We are committed to a future where people and the natural world thrive together. We invite you to discover the story of the Adirondacks, and to explore new ways that people and nature can thrive in the same place.

Ticket Prices

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  • Adult Ticket (18-64) Online: $23 | At the Door: $24
  • Senior/Military Ticket (65+) Online: $21 | At the Door: $22
  • Youth Ticket (5-17) Online: $13 | At the Door: $14
  • Age 4 and Under Free
  • Members Free
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45 Museum Drive
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
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Current Hours (Memorial Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day): Open daily, 10am to 5pm

Event Spotlight

Explore the latest indoor and outdoor adventures from The Wild Center with our comprehensive calendar.
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Live Animal Encounter - Great Hall

Open to the PublicJuly 24th at 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Meet an Adirondack animal ambassador and experience them up-close while engaging in observation and conversations to uncover the hidden stories...

Otter Talk

Open to the PublicJuly 24th at 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Otters are naturally curious and wildly energetic. You can see them swim, eat and play at our Otter Falls exhibit....

Plan Your Visit

It’s time to rediscover our backyard. Find out what you’ll need to know
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Outside at the Wild Center

Walk woodland trails, head to the river to canoe with a guide, explore Wild Walk, or discover the magic of the Pines Play Area, a wild playground in the forest where children can connect to their inner Huck Finn. There are 115 acres to explore.

Inside at the Wild Center

Explore 54,000-square-feet of exhibit halls, meet one of our many animals at an animal encounter, join us for a live show, or watch one of many amazing films.

Join Our Mission

Our supporters are the most important asset we have at The Wild Center. It is people like you, dedicated to increasing the connections between mankind and the natural world, that help to ensure a healthier future for all of us. Thank you for everything you do to keep The Wild Center a vital resource for the world.