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The Farmers' Museum

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Lake Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 607-547-1450
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Worth the Visit

First time visitors to Cooperstown (my wife and me) for a long weekend and wanted to find something... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
United States
Nice Museum of Early Farmer's Life

This is a very interesting museum of early settler life. The main attraction are the houses in the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kristen G
Phoenix, Arizona
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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 - 17:00
Lake Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 607-547-1450
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First time visitors to Cooperstown (my wife and me) for a long weekend and wanted to find something to do besides the Hall of Fame. The Farmer's Museum had high scores so figured "why not", it was a nice day so at least we'd get...More

Thank 4EverGreen
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very interesting museum of early settler life. The main attraction are the houses in the back which have been delivered to the museum. They have it set up as an old pharmacy, doctor's office, lawyer's office, print setters, blacksmith, and hotel. It...More

Thank Kristen G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We found that this museum was having their Harvest Festival the weekend that we were there. We went in and walked around for several hours. There were crafters, a 4-H competition, old buildings, demonstrations on weaving and rope making, a farm, cow milking demonstrations and...More

Thank Pat F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very friendly staff, my mom has a bad leg and they offered us a wheelchair to use (they have a limited number of wheelchairs). Most things are wheelchair accessible but they do need to improve this somewhat as some of the accessible doors are actually...More

Thank Richelle L
Reviewed 1 week ago

well done, well maintained, very friendly guides in most buildings. If interested in historical, don't miss this place

Thank ellenkfz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here with my wife and my mother. Nice museum for the area. It was cool to see how life my have been back in the mid 1800s. It had a working blacksmith shop, printing press, smoke house, doctor's office, lawyer's office and many more....More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most people go to Cooperstown, New York, to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Once there, however, they quickly realize there are other interesting attractions. Perhaps the second most known attraction in Cooperstown, after the Hall of Fame, is the Farmers' Museum....More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is more to Cooperstown than the National Baseball Hall Museum. For example, there is the Farmers' Museu,an interactive, living history attraction. It is a working farm and village. It is made up of multiple buildings, shops and fields. It is educational and very interesting...More

Thank Claude F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went through the farmers museum and it was impressive how realistic everything was for the time it was representing. The staff was very knowledgeable and pleasant and you could tell they enjoyed their jobs. Worth checking out.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was fun for the whole family! Great atmosphere and attractions! Is really a must go when in Cooperstown!

Thank Sharon B
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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.