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The Children's Museum at Saratoga

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Address: 69 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3202
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+1 518-584-5540
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12:00 - 16:30
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Sun 12:00 - 16:30
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 16:30
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This two-story fun and educational museum teaches children about science,...

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.

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My 2 Yr Old Loves It!

I bring my 2 year old son here. Great place to go in the winter especially, when it is cold and too much snow outside! There is so much to do, including a vet's office, dress up... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2013
Adelle L
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Gloversville, New York
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Greenwich, New York
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104 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 have made it a better visit if I had a fried along for the day.... More 

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Thank stiffishnickel
Corinth, New York
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank JerseyVet
Saratoga Springs, NY
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank tennisgirl45
Queensbury, New York
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157 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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1 Thank Michelle B
Gansevoort, New York
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152 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013 via mobile

I had brought my two year old to explore the museum and was surprised of all the fun things to do. There is a giant firetruck upstairs as well as other places for children to expand their imagination such as a diner and bank. They even had a program going on for babies at the time with things to crawl... More 

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1 Thank rockintrixi
Albany, New York
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

The kids (ages 4 and 1) loved this place. There was a lot to see and do. It was nice to go to a "museum" where kids are encouraged to touch and play with everything. Some of the museum could use some updating as parts are showing their age (more so downstairs than upstairs). Admission is $6 a person, including... More 

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Davidson, North Carolina
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148 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

While visiting my three granddaughters in Saratoga, we were looking for something to do on an iffy weather day. The girls are ages 5,7,8. They have been to the Children's Museum many times and the older girls were ok visiting the museum with their younger sister. It has always been a great place to spend a few hours with the... More 

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1 Thank JMac28046
Gloversville, New York
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81 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2013

I bring my 2 year old son here. Great place to go in the winter especially, when it is cold and too much snow outside! There is so much to do, including a vet's office, dress up, a diner, bank, grocery store, puzzles, books, construction, the fire truck, etc. I recommend this for smaller children (about 2 - 6/7). The... More 

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1 Thank Adelle L
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

My grandkids had a great time here...lots to do and especially great for some play time on a HOT day.

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1 Thank Lisa G
Syracuse, New York
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013

It's a very hands on place for the kids. My guess is that it's good for under 10 years old. Staff was great. The hits for the girls were the dress up and theatre, the post office, and the diner.

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