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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame is a nonprofit committed to preserving the history of America's pastime and celebrating the legendary players, managers, umpires and executives who have made the game a fan favorite for more than a century...more
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25 Main St, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-1330
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Reviewed yesterday

They don't have any parking and they patrol like wolves to write tickets on visitors. The Hall of Fame was a 3-4, not as good as Football HOF. But the city and parking were really bad. DON'T COME AT ALL IF YOU HAVE AN RV...More

Thank UStravelinggeek
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a good time here, there were a lot of hardcore baseball fans here (duh), but I think there is something for everybody here. So many important pieces of baseball history were covered (Hispanic/Latin influx, the Negro League, Women in baseball, etc). If you...More

Thank jazzedup1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you love baseball, visiting the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is a MUST! It begins with a short movie about just how much baseball means to Americans and how much they love it. It is excellent and really gets you pumped up....More

Thank Patti2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited the Hall on the same day as cooptoberfest, so half the town was fenced off and there was limited parking. Not very handicapped friendly for parking. Lots of interesting stuff if you are into baseball or pop history. Nice displays presented well. Would have...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Even if you are not a Baseball fanatic its worth a visit. Plenty to see so don't rush, take your time and read the descriptions and plaques. Cooperstown is a quaint little village with some nice shops and restaurants

Thank guy m
Reviewed 5 days ago

In the interest of full disclosure, I am not a baseball….I happen to have the same name as a certain Red Sox pitcher with a bloody sock, so I hear about baseball quite a bit. My father-in-law played in college and is a bit of...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Cooperstown is nowhere anything else or is not right off any major highway. But, it was still worth the drive. My friend's kids were on Spring Break and suggested we get-together in Cooperstown. Her husband wanted to go to the Baseball Hall of Fame and...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hall of Fame building was unexpected to be on main street. The main floor of exhibits was really crowded while the upper floor of pictures and art gallery had very few people. Feel like they should somehow spread out or expand to not have so...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a baseball fan I always wanted to visit the hall of Fame, the history of the game comes alive in this place. The movie at the beginning almost makes you cry with emotion. Even my wife who is not a baseball fan loved it...More

Thank jet1011
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is beautifully done, very organized and had a good flow. We started off with the movie and so glad we did. We then proceeded to the third floor and worked our way down. Everyone in our group was impressed--even those that were not...More

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Judith S
3 October 2018|
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Response from JALMN | Reviewed this property |
In the broadcasters area, you can hear an audio clip of Bob Prince calling Mazeroski’s home run in the 1960 Series
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21 September 2018|
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Yes. Can’t remember just how much off...
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24 August 2018|
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Response from Cheryl Y | Reviewed this property |
You can make it in one day if you come tight when it opens. However you can only read and absorb for a certain period before your mind cant do more! We spent six hours.
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Roberta D
30 July 2018|
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Response from C B | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at a local campground, and they referred us to Dog Wild Pet Supply and Resort, which was about a 10 minute drive from town, (we used Lyft) to get there. They have day care and boarding. We were able to drop our... More
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25 July 2018|
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Response from Doug C | Reviewed this property |
Yes You buy your tickets at the door Not sure about the advance ticket purchase structure You may have to email or call them for clarity
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