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March 10, 2017 - 11:00am

Event Type: Children Programs
Date: 3/10/2017
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 11:00 AM


 Follow that book! This program is for preschool children aged 3.5 to 5 years old, their younger siblings and care givers. For more information or to register, call 584-7860 x305 beginning February 8.


Other Information:

February 23, 2017 - 10:00am

Vacation Week Program Thursday, February 23, 2017: It’s a Horse of Course! (10 a.m. to noon) Have you ever held a horse skull or seen a Thoroughbred horse skeleton? Now is your chance! Come to the Museum to learn about horses through different activities including handling horse and animal bones, while investigating artwork. Before you leave create your own work of art to take home!

February 9, 2017 - 6:00pm

Paint and Sip at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame!

When: Thursday, February 9th

Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: $40 Museum Members, $45 non-members

Location: Hall of Fame 


The Museum will be holding a racing-themed paint and sip in the Hall of Fame from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, February 9th! Limited space available so make sure to sign up early!

Sign up by emailing or reserve your space by calling 518-584-0400 ext. 109.

December 17, 2016 - 11:00am

Holiday Celebration of the Arts, 12/17/16

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will host a Holiday Celebration of the Arts, featuring an appearance by legendary racing personality Tom Durkin as Santa Claus, on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission to the Museum is free throughout the day.


Numerous invited artists, photographers, crafters and various other vendors will be on hand, featuring original works of art, photography, prints, jewelry, clothing and apparel available in a variety of price ranges.


December 9, 2016 - 6:00pm

The Officers and Trustees of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame request the pleasure of your company at our 2016 Member Holiday Party!


Celebrate the season with complimentary light refreshments, a raffle, silent auction, and a special Gift Shop discount for all Museum members attending.

Please R.S.V.P. to Maureen Mahoney by Wednesday, November 30th at (518) 584-0400 ext. 109 or email


November 29, 2016 - 12:00am

You've heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday... but have you heard of #GivingTuesday?


We're kicking off sales today, on #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving.  Participate today with millions of others by making a charitable donation to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame by purchasing a brick!


Click here for more information and to purchase a brick!


November 25, 2016 - 10:00am

Happy Holidays!  We will be having a 20% off sale on everything in the gift shop on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. (No other discounts apply.)  Stop in and see our wonderful selection of thoroughbred racing memorabilia, books, art & posters, jewelry and much more.

November 12, 2016 - 10:00am

Free admission to the Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in celebration of The Sanford Legacy exhibit. Members of the Friends of Sanford Stud Farm will be on hand to discuss the exhibit and the farm's history.

October 29, 2016 - 12:00pm

Racing experts and handicappers Tom Amello, Jeff Carle, and Brian Nadeau analyze the 2016 Breeders' Cup races.


When: October 29, 2016

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Hall of Fame 

October 7, 2016 - 5:00pm