National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame announces updated hours

September 28, 2021

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.  — Beginning Friday, Oct. 1, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be open five days a week on a Wednesday through Sunday schedule from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Museum will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays through May 2022. The Museum will also be closed on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 25), Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), Christmas Day (Dec. 25), New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31), and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1). 

The Museum’s new signature film “What It Takes: Journey to the Hall of Fame” will be shown daily at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Tickets to the Museum can be purchased in person at the Museum or online at

Families visiting the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame as part of the Discover Saratoga Family Fall Event weekends on Oct. 23-24 and Oct. 30-31 will receive a Fall Take-Away Bag with goodies and autumn-inspired activities.

The Museum is also offering free admission to students ages 6-18 and college students with school identification from Friday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Nov. 28. Families visiting the Museum those days can take part in a Museum-wide scavenger hunt. Children ages 5 and under are always free with an accompanying adult. 

For more information about the Museum, including special events and program offerings, please call (518) 584-0400 or visit our website at

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