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American Baseball Experience/ Heroes of Baseball Wax Museum

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Watch The Video

I enjoyed this place. If you visit, I highly recommend sitting and watching the bloopers video... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Ridgewood, New York
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Baseball heroes

The museum was very small with only 15 or 20 displays. Kind of expensive for the amount of... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Jason S
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A wax museum with a "bloopers" theater and more than 30 life-size greats of the game on display.
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99 Main St, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-1244
+1 607-547-1273
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

If you have a family of four, the years pass is the way to go. It's cheaper and you can use the pass throughout the year. Friendly staff and the Hall of Fame is always a family fav!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed this place. If you visit, I highly recommend sitting and watching the bloopers video. It’s well worth it. It had me laughing out loud at times. The wax figures are good but not amazing. I did enjoy reading all the plaques, especially the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Might be interesting to some, but my son, a baseball fan, spent about 15 minutes, and said it was overpriced for what they had. Dad did not bother, after reading the partial list of wax figures. More of a store selling tourist merchandise than a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

The museum was very small with only 15 or 20 displays. Kind of expensive for the amount of material, but still very neat with some of the greats cast in wax.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jason S
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The figures are great, but you can walk through the entire thing in about 10 minutes. Took that long for someone to come out of the store and sell us tickets. Loved to Two Georges

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank skip021
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

How this place was decided to put on the same street as the hall of fame, I don't know. Half of them are melting and the other half are designed very poorly that my 2 year old cousin could have done it. A lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Connor A
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We visited Cooperstown on a very hot day and the wax museum was a good inside activity. Some of the figures were well done (Babe Ruth, Catfish Hunter) but others were questionable (Kevin Costner). I thought the place was really dark and dreary - maybe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I've seen multiple reviews saying that the was figures aren't life-like, but I disagree. Of course some are better than others, but I thought that most look like the athlete depicted. There were a few pictures that were not lighted, but overall I would recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We paid about $12 to get into the Heroes of Baseball Wax Museum and it wasn’t worth it. Although some of the exhibits are nice, like the one for Roberto Clemente, the rest are well, meh. Most of the exhibits don’t look like the player...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank brucew52
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a wonderful experience for all ages and for all fans of the game of our national pastime. It brings you up close with all the greats of the game.

Date of experience: September 2017
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23 May 2015|
Response from wonderwoman63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have some bats in various colors at the museum store. There are several places on Main St. That sell bats and various items made from bats.
Christopher S
17 March 2015|
Response from 288jacobt | Reviewed this property |
The price is $10 each.