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Hyde Hall

267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 607-547-5098
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Amazing period mansion with outstanding tour guides!!

The history of Cooperstown is woefully incomplete without mention of a British family named Clarke... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Kansas City, Missouri

very interesting tour. The guide was great knew all sorts of historical facts. We enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Orchard Park, New York
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267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 607-547-5098
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

The history of Cooperstown is woefully incomplete without mention of a British family named Clarke which helped develop the town and area at the beginning. They built the Hyde Hall and for multiple generations maintained it and added to it. The renovation is under way...More

Thank WillMyWifeGetSick
Reviewed 30 August 2016

very interesting tour. The guide was great knew all sorts of historical facts. We enjoyed the beautiful view and the rooms that had been transformed it was like stepping back in time.

Thank jlitwin
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We enjoy visiting restored houses and getting a sense of how people in other times and other social classes lived. In spite of the ongoing restoration work noted by other reviewers, it is certainly possible to do this at Hyde Hall, where a number of...More

2  Thank Arkay8
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a significant bit of american Architectural history. The house is in restoration and some upgrading of infrastructure and it is fascinating to see this process in progress.There was a well-spoken tour guide and plenty to see. some furniture, original wall treatments, fireplaces and...More

1  Thank Deewhip
Reviewed 17 August 2016

At first glance you may not think that Hyde is anything that special... but looks can be deceiving. Completed in 5 stages, this limestone wonder is a stunner. It is taking much love, a lot of time, effort, research and MONEY to get this mansion...More

1  Thank Janine T
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Hyde Hall is a magnificent neoclassical mansion overlooking the lake and well worth a visit. At one time the largest private home in the country, it also includes an enclosed interior courtyard and beautiful wood trim and ornamental plasterwork. Although restoration is ongoing, most of...More

1  Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Hyde Hall is a hidden gem of a house, in the process of restoration. First, it is astonishing to see a house of this size and importance is such an out-of-the way location. The architecture and setting are worth the visit alone, but the process...More

2  Thank kelly48571
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I was introduced to this Historic site through the 2016 NY Geocache Challenge. I wished I would have had more time to tour inside the hall. I enjoyed the exterior architecture as well as the beautiful view of the lake while I was here.

Thank charylec
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Hyde Hall is a 50 room mansion in an area where one would not expect to find one. The restoration is a work in progress. One can see the beauty of the building, the glory of its past, and work being done to bring it...More

Thank EMA595
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I visited in August 2016, & at that point in time the house was on its way toward renovation but not there. It's worthwhile to visit this place for that reason now, just as it will be worthwhile to visit when the preservation effort is...More

Thank 7continentsdone
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