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The Farmers' Museum

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Lake Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 607-547-1450
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Candlelight Ceremony

We visited the Farmers Museum on Dec. 9 for their candlelight festival. It was amazing! Some... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wish I coulod give it a 6

This place is amazing, with nothing else like it around. It is a living museum. Old buildings... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Binghamton, 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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Lake Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 607-547-1450
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Farmers Museum on Dec. 9 for their candlelight festival. It was amazing! Some animals were available for viewing and many of the buildings were open Pathways were lit with luminaries and candles. Carols could be heard both inside and outside. Horse drawn...More

Thank luv2flyNy
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is amazing, with nothing else like it around. It is a living museum. Old buildings from the surrounding area have been collected here and restored. You can see how people lived in the 19th century, how they worked (e.g. a living blacksmith shop)...More

Thank EKamlet
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was fun to walk around and see the farm animals. Got to meet Abe the english cow! We rode the Merry-go-round. Nice...especially for famlies.

Thank dinnerand
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem! It’s like a mini Colonial Williamsburg... they have a mini town set up with each building having a specific purpose. There’s a working printing press from the 1800s, working farm equipment, and live animals to feed. When we were...More

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This place was a lot of fun and very educational. They had a blacksmith, a printer and a pharmacist from the 1800's showing you how things use to be. They have a working farm with all kinds of animals to enjoy. They even gave us...More

Thank fic1225
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We were able to spend plenty of time and have individualized questions and answers and demonstrations, especially in the blacksmith's, printer's, store, farm house and tavern. It was fascinating. I learned more than I had in many trips to other crowded restored villages. The blacksmith...More

Thank LouiseUpstateNewYork
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A working farm as it was in the 1800's. Live demos such as blacksmithing and cow milking. Plenty of farm animals. A beautiful carousel for children to enjoy. Great displays. Plan on spending a couple of hours her visiting all the buildings.

Thank mike w
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This miniature Sturbridge/Williamsburg/Plimouth Plantation carries on the tradition of enlightening the tech age about the technologies that went before us, and even though I have been to such places before, I enjoyed seeing how flax is spun, brooms are made, pharmaceuticals were concocted, and how...More

Thank sullific
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

For people with kids, or didn't grow up are animals or on a farm this is a nice place to walk around and see a little of yesteryear. Parking is easy and it's on hwy 80, a couple miles from the hall of fame

Thank Donna F
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Wonderful! Stayed at Cooper Inn. I could not have asked for a better evening! We purchased tickets on line and didn't have to wait to get in.

Thank klarosa2
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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.
28 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.