Educational Resources- The Norman M. Fox Educational Outreach series

 The Norman M. Fox Educational Outreach Series

The Saratoga Springs History Museum offers programs for children and adults on the History of Saratoga Springs.  Museum staff is available for 45 minute lectures on the museum, The Bolster Collection and general Saratoga Springs History.

Special programs can be requested to fit high school and college level classes including architectural studies, collections management and general museum management.

For bookings call 518-584-6920.


Dig Into the Past: Children’s Spring Break Archaeology Program

Friday, April 18 12:00 – 1:00 pm 

 Do you want to dig into Saratoga Springs’ past? If so, come to the Saratoga Springs History Museum on Friday, April 18th at 12:00 pm, where Skidmore senior Anthropology major Sarahlynn McInerney will be presenting her archaeological research of the historic Woodlawn Estate located in the North Woods on Skidmore’s campus. The presentation is for children ages 8-12,
and will focus on what archaeology is, why it is important, and what was found through archaeological excavations of the North Woods.

Cost for the Program is $3.00 per child.  Children of Members are admitted for Free.   A parent or guardian must accompany the children.   The program is limited to 20 children and reservations are required and can be made by calling (518) 584-6920.

“A Day in the Life Of…” Students tour the Saratoga Springs History Museum and learn the history of the Canfield Casino
and to gain insight into the daily life of children, early residents and  visitors in Saratoga Springs.  Chores, food, games and other aspects of daily  life, as it might have been to a child of the 19th century will be discussed.  Artifacts and exhibits will be used for discussion.   Meets requirements  in NYS Curriculum for 4th Grade students.

Location: Saratoga Springs History Museum.

Fee: $3.50 per student; no charge for faculty or chaperones. To  register call 518-584-6920.