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The Children's Museum at Saratoga

69 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3202
+1 518-584-5540
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Great for up to 6 or 7 years

Took my 3 1/2 year old grandchild She played for 3 hours. Museum is a bad name as it is really a... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
kelly48571
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Schaghticoke, New York
via mobile
Only if it rains

Very disappointed! Visited museum with 2 1/2 yr old and and stayed only one hour as there was not... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Sheilaoven
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Hingham, Massachusetts
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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69 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3202
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Took my 3 1/2 year old grandchild She played for 3 hours. Museum is a bad name as it is really a play space. And a very creative one. You can't be worried about germs as the toys are very handled and moved around. Some...More

Thank kelly48571
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed! Visited museum with 2 1/2 yr old and and stayed only one hour as there was not much to really capture his interest. Museum is small with mostly imaginative play, dress up activities rather than hands-on play. The STEM room upstairs had a...More

Thank Sheilaoven
Reviewed 8 August 2017

spending time at the museum was great Lots of activities and day to day pretend play. Planned on staying an hour, but kids were entertained for 3 hrs. Very much fun

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for an activity one morning in the area. This was great. There was a lot for my 4 year old and 7 year old to do. My 10 year old was a bit old. A suggestion to maybe keep some older ones...More

Thank Jenn B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Recently renovated, the Children's Museum is a quick 3-5 minute walk from the main strip of Broadway. There are wheelchair and stroller accessible ramps and an elevator within the museum. Bathrooms are on both floors with changing stations on the second floor. The layout is...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Have not been here in about two years...very pleasantly surprised at the changes! Took my two year old grand daughter here ... she loved it! Lots of freedom ... all hands on!! Pretend in a boat in a marsh full of animals, in a treehouse,...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is a nice little museum that has just undergone major renovations. It is full of hands on exhibits that encourage children to get their hands into the activity up to the elbow. They have a store, a garden, a diner, a bank, a room...More

Thank Peter9872014
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We took our 2 year old granddaughter to the museum and she loved it! We were impressed with all of the themed play areas and friendly staff. Hope to take her again soon.

Thank Gloria O
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We took our two year old when visiting Lake George. It was a bit smaller than expected but the space was well utilized and there are many nice exhibits. Our little guy had a great time in the 1.5 hrs we spent there,

1  Thank Ellen W
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Great day filled with exploratory fun. Each section of this children's museum was exciting - Geared for pre-school - Kind age. Loved the upstairs village. Gift Shop was surprisingly reasonable - Good quality treasures that will continue imaginative play.

Thank reemartin
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