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National Museum of Dance

Cultural Museums and Collections
The National Museum of Dance, housed in the former Washington Bathhouse.

The National Museum of Dance is housed in the former Washington Bathhouse, originally built in 1918 in the Saratoga Spa State Park.


The National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame was established in 1986 and is the only museum in the nation dedicated entirely to dance. Located in the former Washington Bathhouse in the Saratoga Spa State Park, the museum houses a growing collection of photographs, videos, artifacts, costumes, biographics, and archives comprising a contemporary and retrospective examination of contributions of dance available to the general public.

Don't Miss This When Visiting

There are two permanent exhibits at the museum; the C.V. Whitney Hall of Fame and the Washington Bathhouse. All of the museum's other exhibits continuously rotate. Every visit you make to the museum will be a new and exciting experience.

The museum is located in the Saratoga Spa State Park, which also houses the Saratoga Automobile Museum. Also close by is the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.

Suggested Further Reading

Visit the museum's website at for more information about peak season hours, upcoming events, and new exhibits.


Season And Hours Open

March through November, Hours Vary