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Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Rein-ing Supreme

This museum gives an excellent overview to the rich history of harness racing, with well-designed... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Happy10958
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New Hampton, New York
Reunion

Very good food and friendly staff, helped make our reunion a success. This was a special event in... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Pkhach
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Albany, New York
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Housed in a Tudor-style building that was once William Cane's Good Time Stable, this museum honors the sport of harness racing through its history, its heroes and its story today.
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240 Main St, Goshen, NY 10924-2157
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

This museum gives an excellent overview to the rich history of harness racing, with well-designed displays, well-written history and even a chance to take a simulated trip in a harness sulky. Good stuff!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Happy10958
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Very good food and friendly staff, helped make our reunion a success. This was a special event in the evening, so not sure how the museum is during the day

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pkhach
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Well worth the visit... if you have any interest in or experience with harness racing this visit is well worth the time. Lots of history. Young children will last about 1/2 hour looking at the exhibits, then they will run out of interest. Adults will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris A
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The museum is centered on harness racing history, movies and attractions detail the rise of the trotter. There is a 3D movie that will engage all ages, a small dress up and children’s area but for the most part it appeals to all ages of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Helen P
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The museum was fine and had lots of interesting things inside about Harness Racing. The best part of the visit was that it is FREE. I had ventured upstairs to the second floor to see the "talking horse" and play some interactive games. I was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank luckyteacher
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a beautiful facility that provides a first-hand exhibit and education about the Standardbred - Trotters and Pacers. The museum itself houses stables once used by horsemen who raced and trained at Goshen Historic Track. Various exhibits are here that run the gamut from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cpdowdell
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I have been to many Hall of Fames. I rate Baseball #1, NHL #2 and this HARNESS RACING HALL of FAME/MUSEUM #3 ahead of The NFL Hall of Fame! There are two floors of fantastic displays and beautiful sculptures of those selected to the HOF....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nohitgolf
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Everyone within 40 minutes needs to come to this place. It’s a beautiful Victorian racetrack- as if Saratoga were miniaturized. Local residents need to support such an unusual place located in the heart of downtown Goshen. It’s Americana at its best.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jadednewyorker56
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Excellent displays in a beautiful facility next to one of the oldest continually used horse racing tracks in the country! Friendly, cooperative knowledgeable staff with excellent research support!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Clifton P
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Love this little museum. It is housed in the most beautiful tudor style stable I have ever seen and full of photos of famous horses from days gone by along with drivers silks and sulkys. This is a sport that is rarely if ever televised...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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There Are 5-6 dates starting on weekends in June to early July
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I believe there is an elevator but I would call to be sure.
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