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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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A must see!!

The museum is fantastic!!! It is a beautiful place to learn all about horse racing. There is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura F
The Most Wonderful Museum in the World

If you're a fan of horse racing--of any breed--the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saratoga Springs, New York
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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 good26%
  • Average5%
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191 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3513
+1 518-584-0400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

If you're a fan of horse racing--of any breed--the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is THE museum that's dedicated to the sport of racing Thoroughbreds. The place is practically sacred: walking through the hallowed halls, I can feel the spirits of Seabiscuit,...More

1  Thank MarionAltieri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place!Obviously I'm a huge horse racing fan,having been to countless major races and over a hundred race tracks in my 50 plus years so this place gives me that good feeling inside.I have been here over 20 times and have seen it...More

1  Thank ChALUTCH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I learned so much! I really had very little interest in horse racing, yet I really left with a better understanding and more respect for it. The exhibits were interesting and beautifully displayed. Learned a great deal about the history, the jockeys and the horses....More

1  Thank loishms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame helps you really appreciate thoroughbred horse racing as integral to American culture going back to colonial times. Wonderful exhibits - paintings, artifacts, documents, videos, even a racing simulator where you can feel what jockey feels and see...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic museum for horselovers☺ much to learn, nice staff and a good gift shop. We were surprised that it was so few visitors. Need more time to see the hole area next time, cause we will be back!

Thank acaun
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were among the few patrons present on the morning we visited. The excellent displays kept our attention. Seeing the history of horse racing, its many changes over the years, and the people involved made the experience great.

Thank clero1
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in to the museum on our way to Lake George. We found out that Friday after 2 is free admission a nice perk. The museum has lots of displays and artifacts. It is laid out chronologically so you get the...More

Thank Angielynn7
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13 May 2017|
Response from MarionAltieri | Reviewed this property |
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
20 August 2015|
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Response from gstansbury | Reviewed this property |
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
14 July 2015|
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Response from eileen s | Reviewed this property |
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