- Our list of the best things to do in Cooperstown, New York, features the top 33 nearby activities — including 12 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Cooperstown, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Sights & Landmarks, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 20 things to do within the city of Cooperstown, NY , followed by 15 popular activities in nearby cities, including Oneonta
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There are more than 40,000 artifacts in the permanent collection of the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum. Also, in here there are held special events around the year, such as the Halloween Celebration and the Hall of Fame Holliday Celebration.
Besides the James Fenimore Cooper memorabilia displayed permanently, the Fenimore Art Museum also has a collection of American and Native American works of art. The programs organized all around the year include lectures and workshops.
A living history museum, the Farmer's Museum tells the story of the rural trades and skills from the 19th century, in a completely restored b1845 village. In here is also found a 1982 carousel, a petting zoo, as well as the Cardiff Giant.
Constructed by George Clarke in the 1800s, historic Hyde Hall is an extensive country house containing family quarters, staff quarters, a farm complex, and parkland. Collections inside the house include antique furniture, portraits, and silver antique dining ware.
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4604 State Hwy 28, Cooperstown, NY 13326 MoreLess Info
The 18-hole course at Barnyard Swing Miniature Golf is built around a western theme and features water elements and drop down holes. The mini golf course is accompanied by a laser tag arena in a real barn and a gem panning experience.
Adjacent to Lake Otsego, Leatherstocking Golf Course is an 18-hole course with an 11-acre grass driving range and learning center. It offers a golf shop, a patio suitable for dining and the amenities of the parent resort.
4 beer specialties, as well as historical ales and limited editions, can be found at Brewery Ommegang. Their latest creation is the Game of Thrones beer. The store sells accessories and everything an enthusiast needs.
Many different activities are available through the Clark Sports Center which is open to the public. There are adventure-based obstacle courses, aquatic recreation, athletic-based arrangements, bowling, tennis courts, and fitness classes.