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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...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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5798 State Rte 80, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-2500
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The Fenimore is definitely worth a visit when in town. The building is steeped in history and is beautiful on the outside and in.
The museum has a variety of exhibits. The time that we were in town, they had a large folk art show,...More
Cooperstwon itself is a great little town, whether for baseball fans or fans of the American writer Fenimore Cooper. At the museum there was an exhibit of Hamilton and Burr´s duel, with paintings depicting the landscape surrounding these men at the time of their falling...More
Loved walking through the Fenimore Art Museum and its various collections, plus learning about the area that propelled James Fenimore Cooper’s writings. The Indian Art Collection was fascinating with its masks, baskets, pottery, kachina dolls, etc. There’s American and Folk Art to be appreciated plus...More
It is a fantastic place to visit. The museum is bright and airy with wonderful displays and exhibits. I would recommend this to any one that desires knowledge of art and culture. Staff was awesome and very helpful. I would go again.
The grounds are absolutely beautiful with lovely views of the lake. The collections are interesting and varied, with great Native American and American folk art and a lovely rotating exhibit on Imogen Cunningham. The person at the ticket counter was a bit curt.
My wife and I took the opportunity to visit the James Fenimore Cooper Museum while staying at the beautiful and regal Osetga Hotel in Cooperstown! The Museum and it’s grounds presented a lovely backdrop for the wedding of some close friends! While there, we decided...More
Stopped in on a recent trip to Cooperstown because we saw that they had one particular exhibit that aligned with our interests. We didn't have much time, so we went just to see the letters between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton leading up to their...More