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National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

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Address: 191 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone Number: +1 518-584-0400
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Description: History of Thoroughbred racing is told through a superb collection of...
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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This is a small museum showcasing many different aspects of the horse racing in the area. very friendly staff, you can even rent the space out to host parties. Many different... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is a small museum showcasing many different aspects of the horse racing in the area. very friendly staff, you can even rent the space out to host parties. Many different things to look at and learn about the local racing area.

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Philadelphia, PA
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

If you like horses, or horse racing, or art, or racing history, or anything to do with any of the above, a visit to the racing museum is a great adventure. My favorites are the room full of different racing silks and the displays of gorgeous trophies. There is lots to see here. Plus it's a great escape from a... More 

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San Mateo, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Our quick stop at the National Museum of Racing was enjoyable. The kids loved the special kids room and the race horse simulator (yes.... a simulated horse). Lots of information for the horse lover and the curious.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The museum is very nicely laid out with lots to read and see. There is a children's area, but most of the exhibits require reading. I took out of town guests here and after 3 hours we were just about done and had learned a ton. Great for a rainy or cool/cold day in town. It is walkable from Broadway,... More 

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Well organized exhibits. Nice section on Triple Crown winners. Hall of Fame was impressive. Free admission for active military and immediate family.

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Plattsburgh, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Museum is awe inspiring. The cars were amazing, the history of the cars and the building itself is extraordinary. All the displays where just fabulous. Highly recommend taking the time to go and explore and learn about the auto industry and history of New York

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you're a race fan you should visit this museum and hall of fame. It doesn't take long to check out all of the exhibits, but there are some interesting pieces.

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Souzas, SP, Brazil
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34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I am leary of museums but having seen something on CNN´s Wining Post the week before, I made it a point to work a visit to this museum into my schedule. They only open at 1000 which complicated thinsg a bit. Everything is well organized and easy to follow around. There were very few other visitors that day so it... More 

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Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A fun thing to do with the family while visiting the beautiful city of Saratoga Springs. We enjoyed learning about the history of horse racing. Make this part of your get-away when you visit the track or go off-season when it may be quieter.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is a beautifully organized and presented museum about horseracing. All of the history of the sport is here. There is plenty to engage everyone, with some special features for children. There are several interactive exhibits, such as videos of all of the Triple-Crown winners' races. It is worth the price of admission to see all three races for Secretariat... More 

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