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Past Events

January 1, 2015 - 9:00am

Starting March 24, 2015 the Museum will be open to the public Wednesday - Sunday until the beginning of the Saratoga Race meet when it will be open daily.

December 22, 2014 - 9:00am

The Museum will be closed December 22, 2014 through March 25, 2015 for the Winter.

September 27, 2014 - 10:00am

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will offer free general admission Saturday, Sept. 27 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live! program. The Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.

August 30, 2014 - 8:00am

Photo Finish Tour with Dona McAdams

Award-winning photographer Dona McAdams will host a photography workshop at the Oklahoma Training Track.

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Time: 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.


Cost: $20 Museum members; $25 non-members


Reservations must be made in advance by calling (518) 584-0400 ext. 120.

August 28, 2014 - 7:00pm

Tom Durkin

The Saratoga Springs History Museum, in partnership with the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, will present “A Conversation with Tom Durkin” Thursday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. as part of the Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust Program Series. The event is free and open to the public.

August 26, 2014 - 11:00am

Robbie and Dylan Davis Guests in the Gallery

Robbie Davis, who won 3,382 races and earned more than $115 million in purses during his career as a jockey, along with his son, Dylan, will be featured in the Museum's Guests in the Gallery program.

August 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Ron Turcotte and Penny Chenery double-feature film screenings at the  National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

In partnership with, the Museum will present a special double-feature film screening in the Hall of Fame Gallery on Sunday, Aug. 24.

August 21, 2014 - 2:30pm

Saratoga Grazing Book Signing with Tricia O'Hara

Author Tricia O'Hara will be in the Museum Lobby to sign copies of her cookbook, "Saratoga Grazing." Event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale.

August 20, 2014 - 10:00am

Finding My Way to Moose River Farm by Anne Phinney

Author Anne Phinney will be on hand to sign copies of her book “Finding My Way to Moose River Farm,” a heartwarming memoir of a happy life spent with a variety of extraordinary creatures. 


Location: Museum lobby.


Time: 10 a.m. to noon.

August 19, 2014 - 11:00am

John Shirreffs at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

Trainer of Zenyatta and Kentucky Derby winner Giacomo discusses his career in racing with program host Jeff Carle.


Location: Hall of Fame


Cost: Free with paid Museum admission