Saratoga Area Museums Announce 2012-2013 Museums Pass Program

Saratoga Springs, NY (June 18, 2012) – Eight local museums are offering the Saratoga Museums Pass again this year with the pass remaining valid throughout April, 2013.  The pass is available widely throughout the community at any of the participating museums, the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Information Booth, online at www.saratoga.org/museumspass, and in the Saratoga Springs Visitor Center.  The pass entitles the holder to a buy one, get one offer at all of the participating museums for any visit until the 4/30/13 expiration.

The initiative is again being coordinated by the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce to assist with cross-marketing of member museums in the Saratoga area.

The Museum Pass program allows the Chamber to collaborate with others to do things we cannot do alone and to be a vocal and visible promoter of our members, specifically the many world class museums we are so fortunate to have in Saratoga County. We invite local residents, newcomers to our community from around the world, and those visiting our region to take advantage of this unique opportunity to explore these great museums and historic attractions”, stated Chamber President Todd Shimkus.

Comments from the participating museums:

“The National Museum of Dance is excited to be involved in this endeavor and to have visitors see us at the beautiful Spa State Park during their visit to Saratoga.  This is an exciting program to expose the wonderful and diverse museums in the area to our visitors.” – Donna Skiff, Museum Director at the National Museum of Dance.

“We are excited to partner with other museums in Saratoga County along with the Chamber to offer a great value to visitors while getting the word out that Saratoga county has unique Museums that cannot be found anywhere else.” – Christopher Dragone, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

“The Tang Museum is grateful to partner with the Chamber and the museums of Saratoga. It is rewarding to work together in making our great cultural resources more easily available to the community.” – Barbara Schrade, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College.

“Last year the program was very successful.  We are very excited to participate again this year and cross promote all the wonderful museums in the Saratoga area.” – Jamie Parillo, Executive Director of the Saratoga Springs History Museum.

Participating museums include:  Brookside Museum, Ulysses S. Grant Cottage, the National Museum of Dance, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, the Saratoga Automobile Museum, the Saratoga Springs History Museum, the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College and the Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center.  All participating museums are members of the Saratoga County Chamber located within the Saratoga area.

For questions concerning the program, please contact the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce at 518-584-3255.

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The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce has more than 2,800 members throughout our exceptionally beautiful and historic County. The Chamber hosts and leads a wide range of programs of benefit to our members. We're also a vocal advocate in support of public policies at the local, county, state and federal level that will expand economic opportunity throughout our region.
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