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Historical Society of Saratoga Springs and Canfield Casino

Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
+1 518-584-6920
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A Must See

Admission to this wonderful venue should be increased for the value. We thoroughly enjoyed a... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Laura M
Boston, Massachusetts
The Best Venue to hold a Wedding, Prom or Party in Saratoga Springs!

It was our first time at this absolutely gorgeous and historic venue for the most beautiful wedding... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Nina H
Fayetteville, New York
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Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
+1 518-584-6920
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Admission to this wonderful venue should be increased for the value. We thoroughly enjoyed a personal tour of the building and were very impressed by the wealth of knowledge and information shared. There are three floors of history, special exhibits and a reproduction of a...More

1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

It was our first time at this absolutely gorgeous and historic venue for the most beautiful wedding ever. It was stunning inside and a must see. The appetizer stations, dinner and dessert was the best ever and just a perfect setting for this wedding of...More

Thank Nina H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The building at the edge of Congress Park has served many purposes over the years and tries, with varying degrees of success, to honor them all. It’s only $6 to get in. It was a private home, a casino, and now a museum. The downstairs...More

1  Thank Capt_Graves
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Three floors and three subjects in this former 1870's casino (Canfield) in Congress Park. Floor One: The history of Saratoga Springs. Floor Two: The dark side of the town's history of drugs, gambling, prostitution and gangsters. Floor Three: The Walworth Family. The story of a...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I really enjoyed this museum and it was only $6. The first floor has a history of Saratoga Springs and many artifacts along with a stunning stained glass window and gift shop. The second floor has an original casino room in all its sumptuous glory,...More

Thank jjctraveler
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for a visit with my son, it was really cold outside so I wanted to bring him in where it was warm. For $4 the two of us were able to walk around and check out this interesting museum. Some exhibits were...More

Thank Lauren J
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Outstanding exhibits and presentation of Saratoga Springs' local history. Located in the city park for a great setting. Highly recommend a visit if you have the time.

Thank walsworthsd
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The building the Historical Society is in dates to the 19th century, and its primary interest centers around when Saratoga Springs was in its heyday of horse racing and gambling. The fellow who owned it was a former Congressman and US Senator. His story is...More

1  Thank wildabouttennis
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My wife and I visited this museum as we are great fans of the Edna Ferber novel "The Saratoga Trunk" and wanted to see the Club House Casino, that used to be in this building. The museum was far better than we had expected with...More

1  Thank Olle O
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We hadn’t planned to visit this museum, just walked by it and wondered what it was. The admission was far too low compared to the value of the exhibits. The senior rate was only $5 and the regular adult admission is $6. There was obviously...More

1  Thank Joyce C
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25 September 2016|
Response from Joyce C | Reviewed this property |
I think if you go to the museum's website, they'd post the days and hours. saratogahistory
25 September 2016|
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Response from Joyce C | Reviewed this property |
yes there are, but check on the museum's website also.