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The Children's Museum at Saratoga

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Address: 69 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone Number: 518-584-5540
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12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Description: This two-story fun and educational museum teaches children about science...
This two-story fun and educational museum teaches children about science, history, community living and the arts through hands-on activities in a mock schoolhouse, fire department and bank and through challenges such as encapsulating themselves in a giant soap bubble.
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An okay way to spend some time

My three year daughter had a good time in the museum, but I wouldn't recommend it for kids much older than that. I think older kids would be bored quickly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Oneonta, NY
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Oneonta, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My three year daughter had a good time in the museum, but I wouldn't recommend it for kids much older than that. I think older kids would be bored quickly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

On our "must do" list when we visit Satatoga Springs. My six year old loves it, although there are many things that need to be repaired/replaced/refreshed Cleanliness, especially of stuffed animals, is an issue. A lot of things to do and explore, a welcome addition to our repertoire.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My 3 year old loves this place and constantly is asking if it's "open" so we can go. ;) Cute learning classes available as well, gardening and cooking great way to spend a rainy day with the kids

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

It was ok for my baby to visit here but i would not recommend to my friends. They can do better job yo keep the toys etc.clean and it is time to renew some stuff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

If you are in Saratoga and need some activity for your toddler kids, this is the place to go. You can spend about 2-3 hours easily without getting bored.

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Rensselaer NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Went for my niece's 3 year birthday party. The museum is like a big play area with each exhibit being a themed play area. For example, there was a bank, firehouse and engine, cafe, congress park, a constructions zone and a school house.There are many dress up things and plenty to build and experiment with. The party was for ages... More 

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Greenfield Center, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have never been here before but my 5 year old granddaughter has and she told me it's her favorite place to go. The admission price is great. I love all the different kinds of things to do. In each place they had interactive materials that explained things or asked you to do. Very educational and entertaining. My granddaughter loved... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We took my kids to the museum last Weds. By Friday, my 10 month old son had come down with coxsackie virus (we did not go anywhere else, outside of the home). We spent Friday night in Urgent Care and on Saturday my daughter came down with the same. I am very concerned with the level of cleanliness at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

For only six bucks a person great way to spend an afternoon my child loves this place lots of educational toys as well as just fun stuff we do this anytime we have a free day

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Clifton Park, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I'm not going to gush but my 4 year old grandson did have a good time. Thank goodness children won't be deterred by the sour, bored expressions on most of the staff's faces. There's a lot to do inside and some things to do outside given decent weather. Not too many places for tired adults to sit but you pretty... More 

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Additional Information about The Children's Museum at Saratoga

Address: 69 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone Number: 518-584-5540
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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