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Farmers' Museum

#3 of 37 things to do in Cooperstown Features Animals
Lake Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 888-547-1450
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Delightful if you like to take a peek at early America.

You journey through a little village with enactors who show and tell you about thier trade, very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Charlyn H
A little jewel!

What a beautiful place! A little jewel. The staff and interpreters were terrific and most... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Maggi E
West Willington, Connecticut, United States
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Living history museum re-creates 19th-century rural life, complete with craftspeople demonstrating rural trades and skills in the restored buildings of an 1845 village.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Lake Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 888-547-1450
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Reviewed yesterday

You journey through a little village with enactors who show and tell you about thier trade, very interesting. Their are special performances throughout the day and we saw one on the green. It was delightful. The animals are interesting and especially the petting barns.

Thank Charlyn H
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a beautiful place! A little jewel. The staff and interpreters were terrific and most welcoming! I wish we had had more time to visit all of the buildings an grounds.

Thank Maggi E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not even supposed to pass by here... but as I saw a sign for a train in Milton, I went to see it, but then I saw Cooperstown and went by, and then I came upon this museum. Looked nice so I went...More

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could easily spend 2-3 hours here with children. Our favorite part was seeing the baby animals, but the beautiful carousel was a surprise gem, and the staff were so lovely and happy to explain the history. The gift shop is also carefully curated with...More

Thank ChallahBackNow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good depiction of farm life in the early/mid 1800s. Clean, well staffed facility with excellent restored buildings. Not much activity, but good for history buffs.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Farmer's Museum is still a great place to go, just not as good as it used to be. Seems that they have downsized somewhat, maybe due to economic reasons...don't know. We visited on July 4th and they had a reading of the Declaration of...More

Thank SirVayR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this visit with our 11 and 13 year olds. It was a nice day to walk around outside and it gives the feel of a historic village.

Thank Dorisj64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had grandsons and nephews at the farm. It has many buildings and crafts back to early Americana and shows many of the implements and rural trades used over time. From the barns and animals found on farms, to the equipment changes in early agriculture...More

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another jewel in the small village of Cooperstown. It is visually pleasing, fun, educational and a lovely way to spend a few hours in the natural surroundings while being immersed in the day - to -day living of a nineteenth century farmstead.It is suitable for...More

Thank Coopslady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited TFM 3 years ago during Tractorathon and it was exciting and crowded. This time it was quiet. Being quiet and during a school there were few guests so we got the docents to ourselves. What a difference. The docents brought to life running...More

Thank George_from_Florida
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Joseph Q
6 July 2017|
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Response from turnkeyloan | Reviewed this property |
The grounds are basically smooth dirt with small gravel. Completely walkable. The museum doesn't cover a whole lot of area so there are no means of transportation provided. There are places where you can sit and rest.
27 May 2015|
Response from 77Tom77 | Reviewed this property |
Adults: $12 Seniors: $10.50 Juniors (7-12): $6.00 Children (6 and under): free Other information may be seen at the Farmer's Museum website.