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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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Went to tour Saratoga Race Track was disappointed to find it was closed and didn't offer tours... read more

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Roger H
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Lexington, Kentucky
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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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History of Thoroughbred racing is told through a superb collection of equine art, trophies of past wins, magnificent silks and racing memorabilia.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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191 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3513
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+1 518-584-0400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to tour Saratoga Race Track was disappointed to find it was closed and didn't offer tours (wrong information on TripAdvisor). We went to museum and was very impressed, it was free admission on this day. Being from the Horse Capital and avid thoroughbred fan...More

Thank Roger H
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 3 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 4 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 4 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

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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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Beasteubing
20 August 2015|
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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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Alexgrom
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
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