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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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Fun for families

The museum has so many interesting rooms to explore and activities to try out. Kids love the... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2014
KHParent
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Ballston Spa
Good for small children and rainy days

Went there on a rainy weekday morning with daughter and her three children: ages, 7, 6 and 3. At... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2014
druid
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Stratham, NH
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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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69 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3202
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

The museum has so many interesting rooms to explore and activities to try out. Kids love the museum. The only problem is that it can be really busy on the weekends, especially when there are birthday parties. Just be ready to be flexible and move...More

1  Thank KHParent
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Went there on a rainy weekday morning with daughter and her three children: ages, 7, 6 and 3. At first the older two were not interested in most of the exhibits but soon settled down play acting as firemen and trolley conductors with younger brother...More

Thank druid
Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

Such a wonderful museum. The exhibits are so well presented and what felt like a really small space better suited for younger kids turned into a delightful time for all of us. The bank and the kitchen/diner thrilled my 9 and 12 year olds

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Reviewed 4 March 2014

The layout and function of the upstairs is very cool, the downstairs could use some improvements. They have a large bubble maker that gets other items slippery. Some stuff animals and items are starting to get worn out. They over charge for a children's museum....More

Thank michelem916
Reviewed 1 February 2014

My family had the BEST time at our last visit to the Children's Museum!!! We aren't yet members, but only because we live a good distance away. The staff is amazing!!!! For a group of mostly teenagers they are mature and BEYOND helpful!! The suggested...More

Thank L_Rossi1986
Reviewed 28 January 2014

Don't be confused by the name. This is not a museum. It has play areas for kids roughly 6 and younger. Each area/room has a way for kids to play using their imaginations. There is a grocery store, a post office, a diner, a bank,...More

1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 21 January 2014

This is a great museum for a young mind. Children 6 years of age or older may be uninterested. Even the website recommends children 7 or under. My visit was brief. My 5 year old was occupied briefly by each exhibit. I believe I would...More

Thank stiffishnickel
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Great place to take a day trip with a little one. Very interactive museum and our son loves going here. Military discount as well.

Thank JerseyVet
Reviewed 25 November 2013

My grandchildren love it here. We go at least once a year when they visit. It's for younger children, probably no older than 6 or 7.

1  Thank tennisgirl45
Reviewed 17 November 2013

The children' museum is fantastic and fun. It offers a lot of opportunity for children to explore and use their imagination. We have had six birthday parties there and they have all been fantastic:) great job!

1  Thank Michelle B
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