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Historical Society of Saratoga Springs and Canfield Casino

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A Gem of Saratoga Springs.

The museum is located in Congress Park. There are NO PARKING signs, vehicles will be towed. Viewed... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Jack L
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East Syracuse, New York
Not sure I'll ever go back...

It was a very interesting place. Odd. I don't know where to begin. I know that I never felt the way... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Caliyork
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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Their was a crowd of few people outside and one man explaining history of Casino. Once he was done I asked a man how much was tour. To my surprise he responded it was private tour but to join him. It was not extended tour,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

The museum is located in Congress Park. There are NO PARKING signs, vehicles will be towed. Viewed two rows of parked vehicles with NO towing. My visit was a Sunday afternoon & parked across Broadway in the NBK Bank's lot, which is next to Saratoga...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

It was a very interesting place. Odd. I don't know where to begin. I know that I never felt the way I did on the second floor and wanted nothing to do with the third floor...but I went up anyway. I was physically sick out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Don't miss the top level immersive exhibit of the family who lived in the building - what an experience!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

I had passed this building several times as I walked through Congress Park but never went inside. After reading some reviews here I thought it would be worth the time. I was not disappointed. On the first floor there are lot of different artifacts from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank bravefilius
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Well this is the place for you! It's a strange little museum, very eclectic. There's a bit of Saratoga history on the first floor. On the second floor there's an assortment of things about a famous ballet dancer who lived in Saratoga and his photographer...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Muriel M
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I grew up in the area, but moved away 36 years ago. I never seen it when I lived there. The last time in Saratoga was over 6 years ago and it was about to close. I didn’t get to see it. This time I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank J5431WVjasonr
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This museum is in a historical building and has lots of information about the history of Saratoga Springs. We spent a couple of hours reviewiing all the displays. Well workth the visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Pat L
Reviewed 14 December 2017

My son and I were walking around Congress Street Park and decided to check out the museum. It was 6 for me and 4 for him. It kept us occupied for 45 minutes or so. That seems fair to me. I would not go back...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Mark T
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

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Laura M
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heltom55
25 September 2016|
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Response from J5431WVjasonr | Reviewed this property |
I watched the video and it said that in the Summer it is open 7 days a week. The door says 10am-4pm. If you are wanting to do the tour you should be there no later than 3:15 or you wouldn’t be allowed to tour. I made that... More
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any0ne22
25 September 2016|
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Response from JoyceC | Reviewed this property |
yes there are, but check on the museum's website also.
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