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Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Goshen
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Owner description: Housed in a Tudor-style building that was once William Cane's Good Time Stable, this museum honors the sport of harness racing through its history, its heroes and its story today.
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“great place”
Reviewed December 21, 2012

This musem is lots of fun, very educational, this is history right where it happened. Orange County is the cradle of the trotting horse.

Visited December 2012
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Naples, Florida
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170 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

No food unless you have it catered in. So food is as good as the caterer you supply. Very nice place for an affair.

Visited November 2012
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Goshen, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“love it”
Reviewed September 18, 2012

been here like 5 million times and always enjoy going back , love the 4d ride/movie and the birthday parties are always original and fun

Visited July 2012
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Montreal, QC
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed June 11, 2012

I love harness racing, so I couldn't pass up an opportunity to visit the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame. It's not too far off the I-87 and certainly worth the detour. First of all, the location is lovely. It has a historic charm and is well cared for. The staff is incredibly friendly and gave us a very warm welcome. The museum isn't very big, but contains many wonderful displays that are a great way to learn more about Standardbreds and harness racing. My travel companion knows next to nothing about harness racing, but she enjoyed the visit nonetheless. I'd say that this is a must for any horse lover... Definitely worth dropping by when you're in the area.

Visited June 2012
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New Jersey
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145 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“A museum full of history for all to enjoy”
Reviewed April 29, 2012

Everyone loves horses, and a trip to the harness racing museum when you are in Goshen is a treat for all, young & old. The museum is sin the middle of the town of Goshen that is a small town with cute shops. Right next to the museum is the Goshen harbess racing track, a non "betting" race track that has harness racing during the summer months (check the schedule!). The track is "old school" and so neat to see....a Fair track. The museum is very detailed with artifacts and original items from when the Standardbred horse and harness racing began. There are a few hands on activities inside, as well as a small area for children to enjoy. Take your time and you can spend a couple hours in there. Harness racing is still alive & well, and the museum will show visitors why it continues to be popular sport to watch

Visited July 2011
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