Hours & Admission

Current Museum Hours

June 1 through Sept. 2 (Labor Day)
Open every day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

2024 closed dates: Easter (March 31), May 4 (for special Kentucky Derby event), Thanksgiving (Nov. 28), Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), Christmas (Dec. 25), New Year's Eve (Dec. 31), New Year's Day (Jan. 1, 2025)

NOTE: The Museum's RaceDay Gallery and Hall of Fame will be closed to the public all day on Tuesday, July 23. 

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* The Museum's signature film, What It Takes: Journey to the Hall of Fame, is currently showing at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m.  

Note: There will be no film showings on Tuesday, July 23 because of a special event in the Hall of Fame. 

General Admission

  • Adult (18-64): $20
  • Senior (65+): $15
  • Student (6-18/College with ID): $10
  • Child (5 and under): Free
  • Museum Member: Free
  • Blue Star Museum Program:  Free admission for active military members and their families
  • Veteran: Free with ID
  • Free/BOGO/$5 off passes are honored at face value

Please note that there is NO group rate for general admission. (Information on group rates for guided Museum tours can be found under Education, Adult Programs.)

Please call (518) 584-0400 to make your reservation at the below rates.
  • NYRA employee: Free with ID
  • Kentucky Derby Museum Members: Free with membership card
  • Kentucky Old Friends Members: Free with membership card
  • NYTB Members (with card): $5 off regular admission
  • Children’s Museum at Saratoga Members: $5 off regular admission
  • Museums for All: $3 admission for each person with an EBT card, maximum of 4 people per card
  • Old NMR Free Passes (includes old free passes with NYRA logo): honored as $10 off regular admission
  • Old NMR BOGO Passes: honored as $10 off 2nd regular admission

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