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Farmers' Museum

#3 of 33 things to do in Cooperstown Features Animals
Lake Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 888-547-1450
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Beautiful buildings, dedicated re-enactors, and a carousel but still missing something

We bought the twofer (Fenimore and Farm) ticket and visited the Farm museum in the afternoon. There... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Fulton, Maryland
Great place to take the kids.

This was an interesting mix of time outdoors and education in life during the 1800s. You learn... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Lori B
Merrick, New York
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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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Lake Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 888-547-1450
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

We bought the twofer (Fenimore and Farm) ticket and visited the Farm museum in the afternoon. There are two original buildings and the rest have been moved to the site, reassembled and preserved to depict a farming village; store, school, tavern, church, doctor, printshop, farmhouses,...More

Thank PK_Maryland
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This was an interesting mix of time outdoors and education in life during the 1800s. You learn about life during the 19th century, from everyone including the blacksmith to the local printer while exploring a functioning farm. There are live animals to visit and enjoy...More

Thank Lori B
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our visit. Well maintained, clean, friendly staff who explain pharmacy, blacksmithing, printing etc as it was in the 1840's. The turkeys put on quite a show which had young and old laughing. Beautiful carousel which one can ride for...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were in Oneonta for the weekend for a family gathering and 13 of us went to the museum for the afternoon. It provided for a nice, leisurely activity for a group. It was interesting to see all of the old buildings, although I would've...More

Thank Shirley E
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We went to the farmers museum a few times and always leave disappointed. Kids seem bored,the Cardiff giant is neat,but for the new generation 'who's PT Barnum" is the refrain. Went to ride the merry go round and had to each pay an extra dollar,...More

Thank objectiveone88
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a wonderful addition to the activities Cooperstown has to offer. It is a very special place for people who like antiques and love NY

Thank Dr Chris A
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This was our first vist for the Candlelight Event. Frankly, when I write a review I like to be objective and point out the good and the bad and let you make you're own decisions. This time all I have are good things to say....More

3  Thank wolfejdc
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

So many people and huge lines for everything.They needed more areas to serve hot chocolate and food.

Thank jeepgal31
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I enjoyed it as I come from a farming community and family. Would have enjoyed it more in warmer weather as buildings are not heated.

Thank baker1576
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The Farmers' Museum is located across the street from the Fenmore Art Museum. A discount is available if visiting both attractions, which I highly recommend. The Farmers' Museum consists of a series of historic buildings which were moved to the site and now form a...More

2  Thank sblake311
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what are the fees for adults
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.