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The Children's Museum at Saratoga

69 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3202
+1 518-584-5540
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Great for our grandchildren

We took our grandchildren ages 1 and 3 . They had fun and throughly enjoyed the children's make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NewYorkRayman46
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new york
A good few hours entertainment

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
740Elly48
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Melbourne, Australia
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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 giant soap bubble.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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69 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3202
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+1 518-584-5540
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"diner"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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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

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Reviewed 23 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

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed! Visited museum with 2 1/2 yr old and and stayed only one hour as there was not much to really capture his interest. Museum is small with mostly imaginative play, dress up activities rather than hands-on play. The STEM room upstairs had a...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

spending time at the museum was great Lots of activities and day to day pretend play. Planned on staying an hour, but kids were entertained for 3 hrs. Very much fun

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for an activity one morning in the area. This was great. There was a lot for my 4 year old and 7 year old to do. My 10 year old was a bit old. A suggestion to maybe keep some older ones...More

Thank Jenn B
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Recently renovated, the Children's Museum is a quick 3-5 minute walk from the main strip of Broadway. There are wheelchair and stroller accessible ramps and an elevator within the museum. Bathrooms are on both floors with changing stations on the second floor. The layout is...More

Thank Peter T
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Have not been here in about two years...very pleasantly surprised at the changes! Took my two year old grand daughter here ... she loved it! Lots of freedom ... all hands on!! Pretend in a boat in a marsh full of animals, in a treehouse,...More

Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is a nice little museum that has just undergone major renovations. It is full of hands on exhibits that encourage children to get their hands into the activity up to the elbow. They have a store, a garden, a diner, a bank, a room...More

Thank Peter9872014
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