Hours & Admission


Current hours (October 2021 through May 2022): Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday (closed Monday and Tuesday)

Closed on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 25), Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), Christmas Day (Dec. 25), New Year's Eve (Dec. 31), and New Year's Day (Jan. 1)

Note: The Museum will also be closing at 2 p.m. on Oct. 14 for a private event. 

Click here to purchase timed ticketed admission for October 2021 through May 2022.

* The Museum's signature film, What It Takes: Journey to the Hall of Fame, is currently showing at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

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

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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