Legacy of the Lakes Museum, Alexandria

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The Legacy of The Lakes Museum celebrates our lake traditions and legacies, and is committed to their preservation for future generations. Discover classic boats, grand hotel and resort history, fishing memorabilia and much more as you stroll through our ever-changing exhibits

The Legacy Gardens, on the Museum's campus, showcases beautiful landscaping, water features, walking paths, gazebos, and quiet alcoves. Join us on select Friday nights in the summer for our concert series, Music in the Gardens. More details on our website.

Open mid-May through October.
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  • A nice history of the region with a great collection of vintage boats, motors, and fishing lures. The outside garden was beautiful and peaceful.  more »
  • The Legacy of the Lakes Museum is truly remarkable and worth the drive to see. This is a very well-curated and extensive collection of boats, many of them wooden, as well as motors, fishing gear and.....  more »
  • Amazingly great museum. Well cared for. Exhibits displayed in an interesting way with lots of descriptions and short videos to help with the history of the items. Beautiful gardens in the back. Perfect for a wedding or other private event.
  • This venue is absolutely gorgeous!! I'm having my wedding ceremony here. If you haven't checked it out. You should!!

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