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Hyde Hall

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Hyde & Shriek, Spooky Fun!

On our annual visit to Cooperstown, we signed up for the "Hyde & Shriek" tour of Hyde Hall. Our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Melissa B
Deposit, New York
A Work in Progress - but worth the visit

Glad we decided to visit. The house is located in a state park. The house had fallen into major... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Galloway, New Jersey
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IN SEASON HOURS (MAY 27 THROUGH OCTOBER 31) ARE REFLECTED- 10am-4pm; OFF SEASON OFFICE HOURS ONLY (NO TOURS): 9am-5pm. ADMISSION PRICES: $15 Adults; $12 Seniors, Military and Youth (ages 13 – 17); Children under 13 free. Hyde Hall is a 50-room...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326
+1 607-547-5098
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On our annual visit to Cooperstown, we signed up for the "Hyde & Shriek" tour of Hyde Hall. Our guide in period costume was very knowledgable and the place is definitely very spooky at night! Beautiful views from this old mansion which is being restored....More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Glad we decided to visit. The house is located in a state park. The house had fallen into major disrepair & was almost demolished. They have made great strides in bringing it back to it's original grandeur. While visiting, the house & grounds were being...More

Thank bearland53
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and next to glimmer glass state park. Just a short walk from the park, this venue is very nice. It has been Nice an

Thank Transwizard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great old mansion being lovingly and carefully restored. Great period house. Three floors of living over 150 years...It is going to take a while to bring it completely back up to snuff, but they are WELL on their way and doing a heck of a...More

Thank Alexa_in_Wanderland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened to stumble upon this place 2 years ago while visiting the state park. Thought the place looked fascinating but didn’t have time to take a tour.. as I looked it up online while we were leaving and reading about its history, it struck me...More

Thank nicholaswolny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a rainy mid-week day and lucked out - with no other people coming in the hour and a half we were there, we got a more thorough tour than what we understood was the usual. Joan was our guide and she was outstanding....More

1  Thank Steve-in-PV-47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a fair amount of walking in addition to the walk through the building. Visited on a weekday in September so it wasn't too crowded. Docent was knowledgeable. Hyde Hall is still renovating but presentable. If you aren't into old buildings needing renovation this...More

3  Thank JaneinChicago
Reviewed 19 August 2018

After visiting the Cooperstown Hall of Fame, I pushed my family to go to Hyde Hall based on the reviews and nice photos. It's not so great in person, though. The front hall smelled very musty; some of the rooms are still under renovation; and...More

Thank Karen L
Jonathan M, General Manager at Hyde Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hyde Hall is a work in progress; many visitors enjoy seeing the work being done and return to see how much more has been accomplished each time they visit. We will install a reproduction Brussels carpet in the entrance hall by next spring, and soon...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Hyde Hall is interesting for the story of the family and how their fortunes declined over the generations. The house has some great plaster work, and an intriguing heating stove that is fed from the back, from another room. The decor, while only a trace...More

Thank Chigwell-85
Reviewed 18 July 2018

A very interesting mansion with stories to tell but unfortunately the tours are too short. I think we only got half the story and house view even though our guide even wif not over by 15 minutes. As with most of these type tours it...More

Thank ericulrich1
John B, Manager at Hyde Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Good morning, I thank you for visiting Hyde Hall. We appreciate your review and comments. Tour length is always a problem and I agree that a one hour tour can only scratch the surface of the history of a mansion like Hyde Hall and the...More

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