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The Children's Museum at Saratoga

Open Now: 09:30 - 16:30
Open today: 09:30 - 16:30
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good activity for mixed aged children

Took friends 3 yr old & 6yr old. They had a great time and it had things that kept both ages groups... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A good few hours entertainment

The grandchildren loved their time here. There are many activities to keep them entertained and... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Terrible5%
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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...more
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69 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3202
+1 518-584-5540
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took friends 3 yr old & 6yr old. They had a great time and it had things that kept both ages groups busy. It was busy but enough space for kids if area got crowded we could move to another room. Parking lot small but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sibbyA
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

My 3-year old was like “that’s it?” Dirty, not well maintained, won’t return. Too bad since we had high expectations.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This poor excuse for a Children’s Museum is dark, dirty and disappointing. But that doesn’t stop them from charging top dollar and being disengaged and snooty at the door as they take your money. Play stations are in disrepair and some haven’t been upgraded in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kmmmmm
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I brought my 6 y/o daughter here for one of her friend's birthday parties. Her friends parents had booked a private party, which gave them the run of the place after hours for 2 hours. The attention to detail throughout the 2 story museum is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank disneyguy333
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This is the best children’s museum! We have stopped multiple times and spend the day. You can pack a lunch and eat inside. The price is affordable and it is hours of play. I have 4 children and my 11 year old plays like a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rachaelkirk
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We visited the Saratoga Springs children museum on a drizzly Saturday June afternoon. My daughters 4 and 2.5 had a blast and were asking when we could come back as soon as we left. The museum has a small parking lot which is free during...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MTrav
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We took our grandchildren ages 1 and 3 . They had fun and throughly enjoyed the children's make believe cafeteria.We took many pictures and the museum staff was very helpful.The museum was fun for our grandchildren

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NewYorkRayman46
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

The grandchildren loved their time here. There are many activities to keep them entertained and amused for a long time. Imaginative toys and set ups, a large train and fire engine to ride on, a huge bubble making hoop etc. our little ones are two...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 740Elly48
Reviewed 4 March 2018

It's more a playroom for small kids-not a museum; older kids will become bored, but great for preschoolers; probably not the best place to go during flu season

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sarsprdoc
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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