Welcome to The Wild Center

Find new ways to connect with nature through experiences like Wild Walk, Climate Solutions, Forest Music, Patrick Dougherty’s Stickwork,  and get to know some of the Adirondack animal ambassadors that call The Wild Center home.


The Wild Center currently closed for spring cleaning and exhibit installation and will reopen on Friday, May 5.



It’s time to rediscover our backyard.  Find out what you’ll need to know before you visit.


Climate Solutions

A new exhibit that explores the encouraging stories of people from across different backgrounds, generations and sectors who are building a web of climate solutions in their lives and communities.


Adirondack Building Conference

Held on March 23, the Adirondack Building Conference is a day-long conference and vendor exposition designed to showcase ultra-efficient, sustainable building practices being used in residential and commercial building projects in our region.



  • Adult Ticket (18 - 64)$24
  • Senior/Military Ticket (65+)$22
  • Youth Ticket (5 - 17)$14
  • Age 4 and UnderFree
  • MembersFree
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Getting Here

The Wild Center
45 Museum Drive
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

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Wild Center's Planet Adirondack, NOAA Science on a Sphere (SOS)


Inside 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.


“linger in this glorious place…”

The Wall Street Journal