Museums

The Children’s Museum at Saratoga, 69 Caroline Street

(three blocks from Union Gables)

The Children’s Museum at Saratoga is committed to providing positive opportunities for children to learn about science, history, community living and the arts.

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Saratoga Springs History Museum, in the center of Congress Park

(two blocks from Union Gables)

The Canfield Casino- Originally intended for gambling and elegant dining in the 19th Century. Visitors can tour the High Stakes Room which contains some original furnishings as well as gambling paraphernalia. A detailed explanation of the history of Saratoga Springs can be found in the orientation gallery, on the first floor.

National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame, 99 South Broadway

(close to the Spa State Park, one mile from Union Gables)

The only museum in the nation dedicated to dance. The Museum houses a growing collection of photographs, videos, artifacts, costumes, biographies and archives comprising a contemporary and retrospective examination of seminal contributions to dance.

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National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, 191 Union Avenue

(one block from Union Gables)


A renowned equine art collection, stunning trophies, beautiful silks and racing memorabilia tell the story of one of America’s oldest sports, Thoroughbred racing.

New York State Military Museum & Veterans Research Center, 61 Lake Avenue

(six blocks from Union Gables)


The museum houses over 10,000 artifacts dating from the Revolutionary War to Desert Storm that relate to New York State’s Military history and the contributions of New York’s veterans.

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Saratoga Automobile Museum, 110 Ave of the Pines

(Located in the Spa State Park, one mile from Union Gables)


Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Cadillacs and Ferraris, learn the history of the Automobile

Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway

(1.5 miles from Union Gables) 

One of the first museums of its kind in the country, the Tang is designed to explore all areas of study through the visual arts.

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Grant Cottage State Historic Site, Corinth Mountain Road

(8.8 miles from Union Gables)


It was in this Adirondack cottage that President Ulysses S. Grant died, in July 1885, after completing his memoirs.

Saratoga National Historical Park, 648 Route 32, Stillwater

(9.4 miles from Union Gables)


Two Revolutionary War battles ended here, in an American victory so momentous that it is credited as one of the most important in world history.

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The Hyde Collection Museum, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls

(21 miles from Union Gables)


The museum offers a world class collection of objects that span the history of western art from the fourth century BC through the twentieth century. The collection consists of paintings, sculptures, works on paper, furniture and decorative arts, including Old Master Paintings, drawings and sculpture by artists as Botticelli, El Greco, Raphael, Rembrandt, Picasso, Renoir and van Gogh as well as a significant group of works by important American artists.