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Fenimore Art Museum

5798 State Rte 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326-2500
+1 607-547-1400
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A Gem of a Museum

Took advantage of a $2 off online coupon good through the end of October. Enjoyed the Native... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JudyTroy_NY
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Troy, NY
Beautiful gallery

What a little gem! They have one piece by Grandma Moses, too, although the entrance clerk had no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
zilphap
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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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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 3 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not to be missed on a trip to Cooperstown. I'd hoped to see some serious Hudson Valley School paintings, as advertised, but not much here. Absolutely loved the Dick Button Skating exhibit (temporary). Native American exhibits seem to be most significant part if their permanent...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good for a museum of its small size. The grounds are beautiful and very meticulous and right on the lake! Gorgeous view! The Dick Button was an excellent collection! Recommend for Spring, summer or fall!

Thank tlist54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the interesting Native American artifacts exhibit. Had never seen a beaded violin case before. This museum has changing exhibits. The photographic exhibit by Lewis Hine of various workers, both young and old, was well worth the time. Outside, the path down to the lake...More

Thank va2cyclists
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We planned our trip to see the Celebrate Andrew Wyeth at 100 exhibit of family paintings and photographs curated by his granddaughter, which was a fascinating collection. An added treat was the figure skating collection of Dick Button's memorabilia, part of the permanent collection. -...More

Thank gmlavin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the price. Lovely setting. Beautiful paintings. Informative exhibits. Took lunch on patio. Wraps were good. Priced as expected. Temp exhibit from Dick Buttons on skating was great.

Thank I5915NYthomasm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been talking about going to the Fenimore for awhile now and finally got there and we're so glad we did. The place and the setting of course is absolutely beautiful. The exhibits are truly wonderful and they have done an excellent job telling...More

Thank 7oceandrive
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susanfthomas66
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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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