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The Farmers' Museum

America's history comes alive-daily chores are carried out at the working farm while commerce flourishes in the country village. Visitors experience the interplay among trades, village life and agriculture in New York State circa 1845. The museum, one of the oldest living history museums in the U.S., features exhibits, craft demonstrations and hands-on activities that bring history to life.

This fall, partake in one of the Museum’s popular autumn events such as Harvest Festival (Sept 17-18), Weaving Weekend (Sept 24-25), Blacksmith Weekend (Oct 1-2), and Tractor Fest (Oct 8-9). October also features Things That Go Bump in the Night - Ghost Tours (Oct 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29). Check out the EVENTS CALENDAR for all the details on exciting happenings throughout the season!

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We strongly advise that you check business websites or call ahead for the most up-to-date information on possible limited hours and whether reservations are necessary or not. 

General Information

Season / Hours of Operation

Open April–Oct. Spring: Tue –Sun, 10am–4pm (Closed Mondays). Summer: Open Daily, 10am–5pm. Fall: Tue–Sun, 10am–4pm (Closed Mondays). Columbus Day through Oct 31. Winter: Closed Nov-Mar, special events


  • Conference Facility and/or Meeting Room,
  • Family Fun,
  • Museum,
  • Tour Available Self-Guided,
  • Retail Shop,
  • Group Friendly,
  • Wedding Ceremony and/or Reception Friendly,
  • Spring,
  • Summer,
  • Fall,
  • Kid-friendly

Motorcoach Contact Information

  • Anna Sweet - SEASONAL: April - December.
  • (607) 547 - 1484
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Explore Cooperstown

Known as baseball’s birthplace, but home to so much more, Cooperstown is a place where legends roam hallowed halls, swing away on diamonds, and take to the stage under a canopy of stars. The historic village boasts a vibrant arts scene, excellent local food and beverage options, luxury accommodations, and, of course, more baseball than you can shake a bat at.

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