Where Learning and Play go Hand-in-Hand

Education

The Children’s Museum offers a variety of interactive exhibits for children ages birth to 8! Come visit us to stand inside a bubble, enjoy the creative history of downtown Saratoga Springs or hop aboard our trolley and head to wherever your imagination can lead you!

NOTE: All staff are fully vaccinated and wear masks. Read more on our Covid-19 Updates page.

Explore

Photo by Amanda Vitti Photography

Explore the wonders The Children’s Museum at Saratoga has to offer. From our iconic fire truck to the treehouse by the lake, The Museum has so much for young minds to explore and run wild with imagination! And see us in your school during our amazing outreach programs. We’ll even bring the class to you when we can’t make it there or you can’t make it! We have virtual programs for all ages that stay fun and engaging even through a screen! Pique your curiosity and visit the museum today! For more information email education@cmssny.org or give us a call at (518) 584-5540.

Weekly Museum Programs

Every week we offer programs, free with admission. Children are invited to take part in hands-on learning and fun activities! Programs start at 10:30am. Space is limited! For more information visit our Weekly Museum Programs page. Sign up by emailing education@cmssny.org.

Outdoor Programs

  • Story Time
  • Science Explorers

Seasonal Programs

  • Beetle and Butterfly Club

Indoor Programs

Temporarily unavailable

  • Art Adventures
  • Tuesdays for Tots

Field Trips

Book a field trip for class or school! Fill out a request on our Field Trips page. Field Trips must be booked in advance! For more information email education@cmssny.org.

 

Field Trip Options

  • All About Animals
  • Alphabet Sleuths
  • Animal Tale
  • Build It Up
  • Catching Rainbows
  • Frogs and More Frogs
  • Habitat Hunters
  • Healthy Habits
  • Honeybee Business
  • Innovative Inventors
  • Journey Through the Solar System
  • Kitchen Science
  • Life Cycles
  • Look, Listen, & Touch
  • Mix It Up!
  • The Weather Is Everywhere!

Outreach and Hybrid Programs

Book an outreach program for class or school! Fill out a request on our Outreach and Hybrid Programs page. Outreach programs must be booked in advance! For more information email education@cmssny.org.

 

Outreach and Hybrid Options

  • Alphabet Sleuths
  • Animal Tales
  • Build It Up
  • Catching Rainbows
  • Habitat Hunters
  • Healthy Habits
  • In Days Gone By
  • Innovative Inventors
  • Investigation: Science
  • Iroquois Ingenuity
  • Journey Through the Solar System
  • Kids Who Code
  • Kitchen Science
  • Look, Listen & Touch
  • Mastering Measurement
  • Matter, Matter Everywhere
  • Measures for Measuring
  • Motion Madness
  • My Community
  • Our River, Our Responsibility
  • Silent Spinners
  • They Lived Along the Mohawk
  • What’s Eating What?

PreK Outreach and Hybrid Options

  • Alphabet Sleuths
  • Animal Tales
  • Build It Up
  • Catching Rainbows
  • Frogs and More Frogs
  • Healthy Habits
  • Habitat Hunters
  • Honeybee Business
  • Innovative Inventors
  • Investigation: Science
  • Look, Listen, & Touch
  • Oceans in Motion
  • They Lived Along the Mohawk