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Historical Society of Saratoga Springs and Canfield Casino

Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
+1 518-584-6920
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Like rummaging through someone's attic?

Well this is the place for you! It's a strange little museum, very eclectic. There's a bit of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Muriel M
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Long Time Coming

I grew up in the area, but moved away 36 years ago. I never seen it when I lived there. The last... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
J5431WVjasonr
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“third floor” (15 reviews)
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Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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+1 518-584-6920
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well this is the place for you! It's a strange little museum, very eclectic. There's a bit of Saratoga history on the first floor. On the second floor there's an assortment of things about a famous ballet dancer who lived in Saratoga and his photographer...More

Thank Muriel M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in the area, but moved away 36 years ago. I never seen it when I lived there. The last time in Saratoga was over 6 years ago and it was about to close. I didn’t get to see it. This time I...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This museum is in a historical building and has lots of information about the history of Saratoga Springs. We spent a couple of hours reviewiing all the displays. Well workth the visit.

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

My son and I were walking around Congress Street Park and decided to check out the museum. It was 6 for me and 4 for him. It kept us occupied for 45 minutes or so. That seems fair to me. I would not go back...More

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Admission to this wonderful venue should be increased for the value. We thoroughly enjoyed a personal tour of the building and were very impressed by the wealth of knowledge and information shared. There are three floors of history, special exhibits and a reproduction of a...More

1  Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

It was our first time at this absolutely gorgeous and historic venue for the most beautiful wedding ever. It was stunning inside and a must see. The appetizer stations, dinner and dessert was the best ever and just a perfect setting for this wedding of...More

Thank Nina H
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The building at the edge of Congress Park has served many purposes over the years and tries, with varying degrees of success, to honor them all. It’s only $6 to get in. It was a private home, a casino, and now a museum. The downstairs...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Three floors and three subjects in this former 1870's casino (Canfield) in Congress Park. Floor One: The history of Saratoga Springs. Floor Two: The dark side of the town's history of drugs, gambling, prostitution and gangsters. Floor Three: The Walworth Family. The story of a...More

Thank John N
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I really enjoyed this museum and it was only $6. The first floor has a history of Saratoga Springs and many artifacts along with a stunning stained glass window and gift shop. The second floor has an original casino room in all its sumptuous glory,...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for a visit with my son, it was really cold outside so I wanted to bring him in where it was warm. For $4 the two of us were able to walk around and check out this interesting museum. Some exhibits were...More

Thank Lauren J
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heltom55
26 September 2016|
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Response from J5431WVjasonr | Reviewed this property |
I watched the video and it said that in the Summer it is open 7 days a week. The door says 10am-4pm. If you are wanting to do the tour you should be there no later than 3:15 or you wouldn’t be allowed to tour. I made that... More
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any0ne22
25 September 2016|
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Response from Joyce C | Reviewed this property |
yes there are, but check on the museum's website also.
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