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Fenimore Art Museum

5798 State Rte 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326-2500
+1 607-547-1400
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Beautiful Grounds and Architecture

Good for 90 minutes or so.Really historic,nice displays,impressive building.Enjoyed strolling the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
tojo72
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New Jersey
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Good for selected exhibits

Best exhibits were Indian related but collection was uneven in quality or narrative...not a true... read more

Review collected in partnership with ASUS 12 W8 IE Bookmark

Reviewed 6 days ago
witz
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Westchester County, New York
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Located inside a neo-Georgian mansion with terraced gardens overlooking Otsego Lake, this museum features fine collections of American art, James Fenimore Cooper memorabilia and historic photographs. (Closed January 1 - March 31) New exhibitions open April 1.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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5798 State Rte 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326-2500
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good for 90 minutes or so.Really historic,nice displays,impressive building.Enjoyed strolling the grounds on a brisk fall day.Great views of the lake.

Thank tojo72
Reviewed 6 days ago

Best exhibits were Indian related but collection was uneven in quality or narrative...not a true regional museum like Adirondacks museum

Review collected in partnership with ASUS 12 W8 IE Bookmark
Thank witz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cooperstown and it's surrounds is not easy to get to but certainly well worth it. The Fenimore Art Museum has beautiful exhibit space and a well balanced offering of international traveling and locally produced exhibits. The lower level features the amazing Thaw collection of art...More

Thank MsCoop59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought tickets as part of a package with the Baseball Hall of Fame, definitely worth seeing this museum. Some fine artwork, some dating back to the mid 1700's. Beautiful Museum was a family home, donated as a museum back in the 1940's. Very well maintained...More

Thank SKJGazis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After finishing the three floors I felt I had experienced a good scope of American Art. Would have given it 5 stars but felt it needed more African American and Latino artists to get a full scope. Otherwise the artwork is nicely hung and explained,...More

Thank Daphne G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My previous visit to this museum had been as a child; I remembered it as lots of paintings of early America. On this visit, I realized it had many more things going for it. I'm usually bored by Native American art, but the collection here...More

Thank btindy
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Took advantage of a $2 off online coupon good through the end of October. Enjoyed the Native American Exhibit as well as the Folk Art. Be sure to go to the second floor to see the Burr and Hamilton correspondence and stand on the circles...More

Thank JudyTroy_NY
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

What a little gem! They have one piece by Grandma Moses, too, although the entrance clerk had no idea that it was in his museum. The Native American exhibit and Ice Skating exhibits are wonderful. The grounds are beautiful. Don’t miss this gem!

Thank zilphap
Reviewed 8 October 2017

It you are planning a visit to Cooperstown to visit the baseball hall of fame, you should consider stopping in to this museum as well. It has a very eclectic collection of art that is wonderful to look at. And the grounds are really beautiful,...More

Thank nycguy454
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Everytime I have wondered into Fenimore during visits to Cooperstown I have been fortunate to see something special.. Tiffany, Frida Kahlo and many more.

Thank SueGarrett3411
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Response from Jerry Z | Reviewed this property |
Adults & juniors $12.00. Seniors $10.50. Discounts if you visit other attractions like Norman Rockwell's museum and Farmers museum.
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