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National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

191 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3513
+1 518-584-0400
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Great place to see what Saratoga is all about!

Great museum to explore what Saratoga racing is all about. You get to hear and see; trophies... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sweetpetitemom
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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Lots to See and Experience!

I was a returning visitor to the museum in August 2017. It houses lots of interesting racing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mllelambeau
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Spring Lake, New Jersey
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History of Thoroughbred racing is told through a superb collection of equine art, trophies of past wins, magnificent silks and racing memorabilia.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
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191 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3513
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum to explore what Saratoga racing is all about. You get to hear and see; trophies, jockey silks, races, etc. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank sweetpetitemom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a returning visitor to the museum in August 2017. It houses lots of interesting racing memorabilia, historical artwork and exhibits. I particularly enjoyed seeing a genuine Triple Crown trophy! Experience the racehorse simulator and walk through a starting gate in the museum. It...More

Thank mllelambeau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't expecting to spend over 2 hours here, but there are many interesting displays and interactive exhibits. There is even a children's area that looked really cute. Yes, there are a lot of trophies and horse art work to look at, but also a...More

Thank sklnurse2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little museum. If you're new to racing you'll get an education, including how to bet. There are tributes to some of the great horses like Man o War and Secretariat. The children will enjoy the hands-on exhibits too.Our boys loved dressing...More

Thank Muriel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family spent at least 3 hours here on our first visit. It is amazing! So much history and so much to learn!

Thank Angelac1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum and hall of fame were an excellent compliment to our trip to the Saratoga Race Track. Just a short walk down the street from the track. A must see for any casual or serious racing fan.

Thank SafeHavenFarm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to take time away from gambling at the racetrack, you should definitely check out this museum. If you are a horseracing fan this is a must see for you!!

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The museum is fantastic!!! It is a beautiful place to learn all about horse racing. There is something for everyone- they even have a kids room. Even if your from Saratoga- do yourself a favor and go to the racing museum- you won't be disappointed!!!

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a world class museum and a must for race horse lovers. It is a stunning collection of horse racing history. There are trophies from the big races, photos, articles, films, bronzes and much more. There is a life size race gate that you...More

1  Thank Raoul9466
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is a wonderful museum and definitely worth seeing. You can learn so much about the history of racing, see replicas of the horses, photos, trophies, learn about breeding and so much more.

1  Thank VacaCouple2014
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AllenG203
13 May 2017|
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The date for the induction into the Hall of Fame has moved around in recent years. (I'm on the Voting Panel for the Hall of Fame, so I keep abreast of such things.) It USED to be on the second Friday in August, but this... More
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Racing Season •Daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. September 8 through December: •Wednesday - Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm •Closed Monday and Tuesday Winter Hours •Closed January and February March through July: •Wednesday... More
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There is a lot of Saratoga history that can be done on foot with a dog if that helps. Congress Park, Saratoga Spa State Park and touring the local streets to look at Victorian homes. You can get self guiding walking tour... More
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