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Daily Activities

DAILY ACTIVITIES


Friday, May 11, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 - 5:00
Crossroads Cafe:   11:00 - 4:00

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10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:15 - 10:45   Vocal Concert by Joelle LaChance - Cornwallville Church
10:30 - 11:00   Anvil Talk - Blacksmith Shop
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration - Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 3:45      Empire State Carousel Rides
2:00 - 2:30       Make a Nail Ring (9 yrs. and up) - Blacksmith Shop
2:30 – 3:00      Take a Turn at Setting Type - Print Shop
3:30 - 4:00       Garden Walk - Pharmacy Garden
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 - 5:00
Crossroads Cafe Hours: 11:00 - 4:00

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10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:30 - 11:00   Anvil Talk - Blacksmith Shop
10:30 -11:00    Take a Turn at Setting Type - Print Shop
11:00 – 11:30  19th Century Clothing - Bump Tavern
11:30 - 12:00   Schoolhouse Lesson - Filer's Corner Schoolhouse
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration at Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 3:45       Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 – 2:00       Make a Nail Ring - Blacksmith Shop (9 yrs. and up)
1:30 - 2:00        Making Bandboxes - A Demonstration in More House
1:30 – 2:00       Broom Boom! History of Brooms - Westcott Shop
1:00 – 3:00       19th Century Games -  Filer's Corner Schoolhouse
 
 

 
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 - 5:00
Crossroads Cafe Hours: 11:00 - 4:00
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!
ALL MOMS RECEIVE FREE ADMISSION

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10:00 - 12:00     Empire State Carousel Rides
10:15 - 10:45    19th Century Games - Filer's Corner Schoolhouse
10:30 - 11:30     Make a Forged Heart for Mother's Day - Blacksmith Shop
12:00 - 12:30     Empire State Carousel Rides
12:30 - 1:00       Military Band Organ Demonstration - Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 3:45        Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 – 2:00        Make a Forged Heart for Mother's Day - Blacksmith Shop
1:00 – 2:00        GARDEN HACKS in Main Barn GROW & Learn Center
3:00 - 3:30         Take a Turn at Setting Type
   


 
Monday, May 14, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 - 5:00
 
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10:00 - 12:00    Empire State Carousel Rides
10:15 - 11:00    Vocal Concert - Cornwallville Church
10:30 - 11:00   Forge Talks: Starting the Forge - Blacksmith Shop
11:00 - 11:30   19th Century Clothing - Bump Tavern
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration - Empire State Carousel
1:00 - 3:45       Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 - 2:00       Make a Nail Ring - Blacksmith Shop (9 yrs. and up)
1:30 - 2:00       Broom Boom! The History of Brooms - Westcott Shop
2:00 - 3:00       Take a Turn at Setting Type - Print Shop

 

 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 - 5:00
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:15 - 10:45   Vocal Concert by Joelle LaChance - Cornwallville Church
10:30 - 11:00   Forge Talks: Starting the Forge - Blacksmith Shop
11:00 - 11:30   19th Century Clothing - Bump Tavern                       
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:00 – 2:30     Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
                         (Weather Permitting)
                          Pickup at Main Barn
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration
                         Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45      Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 – 2:00      Make a Nail Ring ( 9 yrs. and up)
                         Blacksmith Shop
2:00 – 3:00      Take a Turn at Setting Type
                         Print Shop
 
 

 
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 – 5:00
Crossroads Café  11:00 – 4:00
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:00 - 10:45   19th Century Games - Filer's Corner Schoolhouse
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration
                          Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45       Empire State Carousel Rides
2:00 – 2:30       Make a Nail Ring (9 Yrs. and up)
                          Blacksmith Shop
2:30 – 3:00      Take a Turn at Setting Type
                         Print Shop
 
 
 
 
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 – 5:00
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:00 – 10:45  The Cooper at Work - Morey Barn                                     
11:00 – 11:30  19th Century Clothing  - Bump Tavern                                         
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration                         
1:00 - 4:45       Empire State Carousel Rides
1:30 - 2:00       Making Bandboxes
                          A Demonstration in More House
2:30 – 3:00      Make A Nail Ring (9 Yrs. and Up)
                         Blacksmith Shop


 
 
Friday, May 18, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 – 5:00
Crossroads Café Hours: 11:00 – 4:00
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:00 – 10:45  Vocal Concert by Joelle LaChance
                         Cornwallville Church
12:00 – 12:30  Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration
                         Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45      Empire State Carousel Rides
2:00 – 2:30      Make a Nail Ring (9 Yrs and up)
                         Blacksmith Shop
2:30 – 3:00      Take a Turn at Setting Type
                         Print Shop
3:30 – 4:00      Garden Walk
                         Pharmacy Garden
 
>>>Abe will be out & about for a walk today! He is our OX-IN-TRAINING.

 
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 - 5:00
Crossroads Café Hours 11:00 – 4:00
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:15 – 10:45  Vocal Concert by Joelle LaChance
                         Cornwallville Church
10:30 – 11:00  Forge Talk: Coal to Coke-Operating the Forge                       
                         Blacksmith Shop
10:30-11:00     Take a Turn at Setting Type - Print Shop
11:00 – 12:00   Tavern Talk followed by the Hoppy Trails Tour
11:30 – 12:00   Schoolhouse Lesson - Filer’s Corner School
12:00 - 12:30    Empire State Carousel Tour
12:00 – 2:30     Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
                          Pickup at Main Barn
12:30 - 1:00      Military Band Organ Demonstration
                          Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 3:45       Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 – 1:30       19th Century Clothing
                          Bump Tavern
1:00 – 2:00       Make a Nail Ring (9 yrs. and up)
                          Blacksmith Shop
1:30 – 2:00       Making Bandboxes
                          A Demonstration in More House
1:30 – 2:00      Broom Boom! History of Brooms
                         Westcott Shop
1:00 – 3:00      19th Century Games
                         Flier’s Corner Schoolhouse 


                     
 
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 - 5:00
Crossroads Café Hours 11:00 – 4:00
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:15 – 10:45  The Cooper at Work - Morey Barn
10:30-11:00     Forge Talks - Starting the Forge 
    Blacksmith Shop
11:00 – 11:30   19th Century School Lesson
                          Filer’s Corner Schoolhouse
11:30 – 12:00   Drop Spindle Demonstration
    Lippitt Farmhouse
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration
                         Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 3:45      Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 – 2:00      GARDEN HACKS
                         Main Barn Grow & Learn Center
2:00 – 2:30      Take a Turn at Carding Wool
                         Lippitt Farmhouse
3:00 – 3:30      Take a Turn at Setting Type
                         Print Shop

 

 

Monday, May 21, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 - 5:00
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:00 – 10:45  19th Century Games
                         Filer’s Corner Schoolhouse
10:30 – 11:00  Forge Talks: Starting the Forge - Blacksmith Shop
11:00-11:30     19th Century Clothing
                         Bump Tavern
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration
                         Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45      Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 – 2:00      Make a Nail Ring (9 yrs. and up)
                         Blacksmith Shop
2:00 – 3:00      Take a Turn at Setting Type
                         Print Shop
 


 
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 – 5:00
Crossroads Café: 11:00 – 4:00
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:00 – 10:45   19th Century Games
                          Filer’s Corner Schoolhouse
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:00 – 2:30     Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
                          (Weather Permitting)
                          Pickup at Main Barn
12:30 - 1:00      Military Band Organ Demonstration
                          Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45       Empire State Carousel Rides
2:00 – 3:00       Make a Nail Ring ( 9 yrs. and up)
                          Blacksmith Shop
2:00 – 2:30       Making Bandboxes
                          A Demonstration in More House
2:30 – 3:00       Broom Boom! History of Brooms
                          Westcott Shop
3:00 – 4:00      Take a Turn at Setting Type
                         Print Shop
4:00 – 4:30      Garden Walk & Talk
                         Pharmacy Herb Garden
 


 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 – 5:00
Crossroads Café  11:00 – 4:00
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:00 – 10:45  19th Century Games
                         Filer’s Corner Schoolhouse
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration
                         Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45      Empire State Carousel Rides
2:00 – 2:30      Make a Nail Ring (9 Yrs. and up)
                         Blacksmith Shop
2:30 – 3:00      Take a Turn at Setting Type
                         Print Shop
3:00 – 3:30      Making Bandboxes
                         A Demonstration in More House
3:30 – 4:00      Garden Walk
                         Pharmacy Herb Garden
 


 
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 – 5:00
Crossroads Cafe Hours: 11:00 - 4:00
 
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:00 – 12:00  19th Century Games
                         Filer’s Corner Schoolhouse
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:00 - 2:30     Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides (Weather Permitting) 
                         Pickup at Main Barn
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration
                         Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45      Empire State Carousel Rides
1:30 – 2:00      Making Bandboxes         
                         A Demonstration in More House
2:00 – 3:00      19th Century Games
                         Filer’s Corner Schoolhouse
2:30 – 3:00      Make A Nail Ring (9 Yrs. and Up)
                         Blacksmith Shop
 
 


 
Friday, May 25, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 – 5:00
Crossroads Café Hours: 11:00 – 4:00
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
11:00 – 12:00  Tavern Talk: "Hops & Brewing in Upstate NY"
   followed by the Hoppy Trails Tour
              Bump Tavern
12:00 – 12:30  Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration
                         Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45      Empire State Carousel Rides
2:30 – 3:00      Broom Boom! History of Brooms
                         Westcott Shop
2:00 – 2:30      Make a Nail Ring (9 Yrs and up)
                         Blacksmith Shop
2:30 – 3:00      Take a Turn at Setting Type
                         Print Shop
3:30 – 4:00      Garden Walk
                         Pharmacy Garden
      
 
Abe will be out & about for a walk today!
He is our OX-IN-TRAINING.
 
 


 
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 - 5:00
Crossroads Café Hours 11:00 – 4:00
 
HERITAGE PLANT SALE TODAY!
 
10:00 - 12:00        Empire State Carousel Rides
10:30 – 11:00       Forge Talk: "Coal to Coke-Operating the Forge"
                              Blacksmith Shop
10:30-11:00         Take a Turn at Setting Type
                              Print Shop
11:00 – 12:00       Tavern Talk: "Hops & Brewing in Upstaste NY"
                              followed by the Hoppy Trails Tour
                          Bump Tavern
11:30 – 12:00       Schoolhouse Lesson
                               Filer’s Corner School
11:30 - 1:00          Paper Making
                              Creamery Classroom
12:00 - 12:30        Empire State Carousel Tour
12:00 – 2:30          Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
                               (Weather-Permitting)
                               Pickup at Main Barn
12:30 - 1:00          Military Band Organ Demonstration
                               Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 3:45            Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 – 1:30            19th Century Clothing
                                Bump Tavern
1:00 – 2:00            Make a Nail Ring (9yrs. and up)
                                Blacksmith Shop
1:00 – 3:00            19th Century Games
                               Filer’s Corner Schoolhouse
2:00 – 2:30            Flax Processing
                               Morey Barn
2:30 – 3:00            Rope Making    
                               Morey Barn
2:30 – 3:00            Making Bandboxes
                               A Demonstration in More House
3:00 – 3:30            Broom Boom! History of Brooms
                               Westcott Shop   
 
 

 
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 - 5:00
Crossroads Café Hours 11:00 – 4:00
 
HERITAGE PLANT SALE TODAY!
 
10:00 - 12:00        Empire State Carousel Rides
10:15 – 10:45       The Cooper at Work
                             Morey Barn
10:30 - 11:00        Forge Talks: Starting the Forge
                             Blacksmith Shop
11:00 - 12:00        Tavern Talk: Hops & Brewing in Upstate NY"
    followed by the Hoppy Trails Tour
    Bump Tavern
11:00 – 11:30       19th Century School Lesson
                            Filer’s Corner Schoolhouse
11:30 - 12:00        Drop Spindle Demonstratione
    Lippitt Farmhouse
12:00 - 12:30        Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00          Military Band Organ Demonstration
                            Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 3:45           Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 – 2:00            GARDEN HACKS
                             Main Barn Grow & Learn Center
1:30 – 3:00            19TH Century Games
                             Filer’s Corner Schoolhouse
2:00 – 2:30            Flax Processing
                             Morey Barn
2:30 – 3:00            Rope Making
                             Morey Barn
3:00 – 3:30            Take a Turn at Setting Type
                             Print Shop
3:30 – 4:00            Take a Turn at Carding Wool
                             Lippitt Farmhouse   
3:30 - 4:00            Garden Walk - Herb Garden at Lippitt     
 

 
Monday, May 28, 2018
MEMORIAL DAY
Museum Hours: 10:00 – 5:00
 
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:00 – 10:45   The Cooper at Work
                        Morey Barn
10:30 – 11:00   Forge Talks: “Coal to Coke-Operating the Forge”                                  
Blacksmith Shop
11:00-11:30     19th Century Clothing
                        Bump Tavern
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration
                        Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45       Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 – 2:00       Make a Nail Ring ( 9 yrs. and up)
                        Blacksmith Shop
2:00 – 3:00       Take a Turn at Setting Type
                        Print Shop
 

 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 – 5:00
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:00 – 10:45   The Cooper at Work
                        Morey Barn
12:00 - 12:30   Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30- - 2:30    Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
                        (Weather Permitting)
                        Pickup at Main Barn
12:30 - 1:00     Military Band Organ Demonstration
                        Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45      Empire State Carousel Rides
2:00 – 3:00      Make a Nail Ring (9 yrs. and up)
                        Blacksmith Shop
3:00 – 4:00      Take a Turn at Setting Type
                        Print Shop
 

 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 – 5:00
Crossroads Café  11:00 – 4:00
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:00 – 10:45  19th Century Games
                        Filer’s Corner Schoolhouse
11:00 – 11:30   Forge Talk: Starting the Forge
                        Blacksmith Shop
12:00 - 12:30    Empire State Carousel Tour
12:30 - 1:00      Military Band Organ Demonstration
                         Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45       Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 – 2:00       Make a Nail Ring (9 Yrs. and up)
                        Blacksmith Shop
2:00 – 2:30       Flax Processing
                        Morey Barn
2:30 – 3:00       Rope Making
                        Morey Barn
3:00 – 3:30       Take a Turn at Setting Type
                         Print Shop
3:30 – 4:00       Making Bandboxes
                        A Demonstration in More House
 

               
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Museum Hours: 10:00 – 5:00
 
10:00 - 12:00   Empire State Carousel Rides
10:30 – 11:00   Forge Talk: Starting the Forge
                        Blacksmith Shop
11:00 – 11:30   19th Century Clothing
                        Bump Tavern
12:00 - 12:30    Empire State Carousel Tour
12:00 – 2:30     Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
                         (Weather Permitting)
                         Pickup at Main Barn
12:30 - 1:00      Military Band Organ Demonstration
                         Empire State Carousel
1:00 – 4:45       Empire State Carousel Rides
1:00 – 1:30       Take a Turn at Setting Type
                        Print Shop
1:30 – 2:00       Making Bandboxes
                        A Demonstration in More House
3:00 – 3:30      Broom Boom! History of Brooms
                        Westcott Shop
2:30 – 3:00      Make A Nail Ring (9 Yrs. and Up)
                        Blacksmith Shop
3:30 – 4:00      Garden Walk
                        Lippitt Herb Garden       
 
 
 
 
*Activities Subject to change without noice.
FarmersMuseum.org • 5775 Route 80 • Cooperstown, NY 13326
Admission: $12 adults (13-64), $10.50 seniors (65+), $6 juniors (7-12),
children (6 and under) and museum members are free.

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Hours

January - March 30
Closed for winter except for special programs, events and educational groups with
reservations.

Sugaring Off Sundays:
Every Sunday in March (March 4, 11, 18, 25)
Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Activities: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

March 31 - May 7
Open Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Mondays

May 8 - October 8, Columbus Day
Open Daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

October 9 - October 31
Open Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Mondays

November
Closed for winter except for special programs such as Thanksgiving at The Farm - open Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  And educational groups with reservations.  Limited buildings open.

December
Closed for winter except for special programs such as Candlelight Evening - Saturday, December 8 from 3 – 7 p.m. (Full admission rate)  And educational groups with reservations.  Limited buildings open.

Admissions

 The 2018 Season March 31 - October 31
Plus off-season
Special Events
 .
Adult (13-64) $12.00
65 Plus $10.50
Child (7-12) $6.00
Child (under 7) Free
Active Military Free
Ret. Career Military Free
 .
Members Free

 
Museum members and children 6 years old and under receive free admission to The Farmers' Museum.

 

AMENITIES

Food is available Memorial Weekend through Labor Day at the Crossroads Café next to Bump Tavern in the historic village. The Fenimore Café in the Fenimore Art Museum offers light café fare including beverages, wine and beer. The café is open during Fenimore Art Museum hours. Visitors may dine at the café without paying the Fenimore Art Museum entry fee.

Drinking fountains or water dispensers are located at the museum entrance in the stone barn, in the basement of Bump Tavern and the garden next to Bump Tavern.

Picnic tables are located around the stone barn outside the front entry and at the opposite end leading onto the museum grounds as well as in the courtyard.

Restrooms are located at the museum entrance in the Main Barn, the Empire State Carousel, and the basement of Bump Tavern. The restrooms in the Main Barn are handicapped accessible and have baby changers. The Empire State Carousel restroom is handicapped accessible.

Walkways are made from a variety of materials throughout the museum so we suggest comfortable walking shoes.

Two wheelchairs are available for use on a first come, first served basis. Inquire at the Admissions desk.

Most of The Farmers’ Museum is wheelchair accessible. The Swan and Erie Canal Barge chariots on the Empire State Carousel accommodate wheelchairs. The second floors of the stone barn, Pope Hop House, Herkimer Kitchen and Woodshed, Westcott Shop and Filer’s Corners Schoolhouse are not wheelchair accessible.  

POLICIES

Smoking is not permitted in the museum buildings or on the museum grounds.
Service animals are welcome in the museum. They should be wearing their service identification jacket or vest.
Pets and non-service animals are not permitted in the museum or on the museum grounds. Off-site kennel services can be found at Dog Wild ( dogwildresort.com )
Photography and videography are permitted in the museum buildings and on the museum grounds for non-commercial use only.

Getting Here

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5775 New York 80, Cooperstown, NY

Latitude, Longitude: 42.714606,-74.929847

BY CAR
The Farmers' Museum is located at 5775 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326 which is one mile north of the Village of Cooperstown on the west side of Otsego Lake. From the traffic light in the Village, follow Route 80 east approximately one mile.

Parking is available in the lot in front of The Farmers’ Museum Store and museum entry at the stone barn and the small lot located across the street.

Click here for map and directions.

From Syracuse and Buffalo and Points West
1. Take I-90 east to Exit 30 at Herkimer.
2. Take Route 28 south to Cooperstown.
3. At the stop sign turn left onto State Highway 80 east/Chestnut Street.
4. Continue one block beyond the traffic light and turn left at stop sign following State Highway 80 east/Lake Road.
5. Continue 1 mile. The Farmers' Museum is on the left.

From Albany and Boston and Points East
1. Take I-90 west to Exit 25A.
2. Take I-88 west to Exit 24 (Duanesburg) and get on Route 7.
3. Follow Route 7 to Route 20 west.
4. Take Route 20 west approximately 43 miles, turning left on State Highway 80 west which travels south along Otsego Lake.
5. Continue on State Highway 80 west for 10 miles. The Farmers' Museum is on the right.

From Binghamton and Points South

1. Take I-88 east to Exit 17.
2. Take Route 28 north into Cooperstown,
3. Follow State Highway 80 east/Chestnut Street to traffic light.
4. Continue one block beyond traffic light and turn left at stop sign, following State Highway 80 east/Lake Road.
5. Continue 1 mile. The Farmers' Museum is on the left.

From Burlington, Vermont, and Points North
1. Take I-87 south to Albany.
2. Take I-90 west to Exit 25A.
3. Take I-88 west to Exit 24 (Duanesburg) and get on Route 7.
4. Follow Route 7 to Route 20 west.
5. Take Route 20 west approximately 43 miles, turning left on State Highway 80 west which travels south along Otsego Lake.
6. Continue on State Highway 80 west for 10 miles. The Farmers' Museum is on the right.

From New York City
1. Take I-87 north to I-90.
2. Take I-90 west to Exit 25A.
3. Take I-88 west to Exit 24 (Duanesburg) and get on Route 7.
4. Follow Route 7 to Route 20 west.
5. Take Route 20 west approximately 43 miles, turning left on State Highway 80 west which travels south along Otsego Lake.
6. Continue on State Highway 80 west for 10 miles. The Farmers' Museum is on the right.

BY TRAIN
The closest Amtrak stations to Cooperstown are in Utica (approximately 40 miles north of Cooperstown) and Albany-Rensselaer (approximately 80 driving miles east of Cooperstown). For schedule information and ticket prices, call Amtrak's toll free number (800.USA.RAIL) or visit their Web site. http://www.amtrak.com

BY BUS
Trailways provides bus service to Cooperstown from many cities. Call Trailways (800.858.8555) for schedule information and ticket prices or visit their website: http://www.trailways.com/schedules.asp

About Us

As one of the oldest rural life museums in the country, The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York, provides visitors with a unique opportunity to experience 19th-century rural and village life firsthand through demonstrations and interpretive exhibits. The museum, founded in 1943, comprises a working farmstead, a recreated historic village, a Country Fair featuring The Empire State Carousel, and a Colonial Revival stone barn listed on the National Register for Historic Places, The museum preserves important examples of upstate New York architecture, early agricultural tools and equipment, and heritage livestock. Its collection of more than 23,000 items encompasses significant historic objects ranging from butter molds to carriages, hand planes to plows. The museum presents a broad range of interactive educational programs for school groups, families, and adults that explore and preserve the rich agricultural history of the region.