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National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

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Address: 191 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3513
Phone Number: +1 518-584-0400
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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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Nice place to visit for all

A easy and pleasant place to take a break from the track and the other city activities. Nice people, well designed . Ate there and the beverages and the salads were better then... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A easy and pleasant place to take a break from the track and the other city activities. Nice people, well designed . Ate there and the beverages and the salads were better then average.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I attended a fund-raiser at the museum, and found myself to be really interested. I'm not a huge horse racing fan, so if you're thinking of taking a group that contains non-racing fans, maybe this is review is helpful. The museum contains interesting facts about horses, horse racing, the history of the sport and the history of Saratoga. It's located... More 

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Lowell, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful museum dedicated to such an exciting sport! Alot of excellent exhibits on different parts of the sport. Loved the starting gate that you can walk through. Highlight had to be the racing simulator that my Nephew Jake rode, that was hilarious and also gave him and us an idea of how physical horse racing is and how tough the... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is mostly of interest to race afficionados. There is much to see here if you are familiar with horse racing, which we were not. However, as an adjunct to the Oklahoma Training Track Tour, admission to the museum is free and is worth a short visit. The Training Track Tour, which is offered through the museum with reservations... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While this may not be as fun for the kids as the zoo or the aquarium, its well laid out and interesting, and there's enough going on to keep the kids occupied. If its hot outside, enjoy an hour or two in the air conditioning and learn a bit about the sport!

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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A well laid out museum with very interesting and informative exhibits! the exhibits are very well kept and the museum very clean.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Some friends from Pennsylvania visited us in Saratoga with two of their grand kids (10 and 12). They wanted to visit the Racing Museum. I was really surprised as how much the kids enjoyed it. there was a room where the kids could dress in silks get weighed in and have pictures taken. Plus al ot of other things. There... More 

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Pike Road, AL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This museum is well laid out and you could spend a great deal of time, or enjoy it for a short amount of time equally well. We spent about 1 hour. There are features on certain famous racehorses, some interactive kids areas, but mostly displays and trophies. The trophies were a highlight for us. The metal work is stunning on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I wasn't sure what to expect from The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, but I'm glad we went. The exhibits were interesting and educational, my Mom (who isn't a horse person or racing fan other than to humor me) was very interested in everything. We spent about an hour and a half wandering the halls, looking at... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This museum is very well done. You might find it interesting even if you're not a racing fan. There are many displays that tell the history of racing. It was interesting to us to see the impact that world events had on the racing world. Definitely worth visiting.

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