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Fenimore Art Museum

5798 State Rte 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326-2500
+1 607-547-1400
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Andrew Wyeth Exhibit

On our recent visit to the museum we really enjoyed the exibit entitled Andrew Wyeth at 100: A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sand Lake, New York
A Must See in Cooperstown!

Their permanent collection of artifacts from North American Indian cultures is quite spectacular... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim L
Tucson, Arizona
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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.
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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible1%
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5798 State Rte 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326-2500
+1 607-547-1400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our recent visit to the museum we really enjoyed the exibit entitled Andrew Wyeth at 100: A Family Remembrance. The connection of this family through art was inspiring.

Thank Frank_and_Joanna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their permanent collection of artifacts from North American Indian cultures is quite spectacular, one of the best I've ever seen. Plus a delightful collection of American folk art paintings and objects (okay, I'm a sucker for tobacco store Indians). This summer there is a very...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Cooperstown probably 10 times, but just went to this museum for the first time. For 12 bucks, I spent about two hours but could have easily spent twice that time. They have a lot of American folk art and landscapes. There is...More

Thank Willie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small museum but interesting to see. Parking was easy on a quiet day. There is an elevator between floors.

Thank egbggill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is really outstanding. Their permanent collection, which focuses on 19th century American art, is excellent, but they also have a strong Native American art collection. The day we visited, they had some amazing special exhibitions: Black-and-white photos of 1940s and 1950s jazz musicians...More

Thank 4thestate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A highlight of our visit. Beautiful galleries with a fine collection of works. Well presented. Enjoyed the Hamilton/Burr exhibit.

Thank Happygrandma10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This quaint museum housed in a beautiful mansion houses some wonderful collections:art by New York painters, Native American art, and letters written by Alexander Hamilton.

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is a short ride from the downtown/Hall of Fame area of Cooperstown. It sits by Lake Otsego and has beautifully manicured grounds. It is small, intimate space and has rooms filled with paintings and cultural artifacts of historical significance to the Upstate NY/Adirondack...More

Thank KuriousKat2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The attraction for us was the Dick Button exhibit since my wife loves figure skating. That exhibit was very good as it provided a history of figure skating. The highlight for us, though, was the Thaw collection of American Indian Art. They have artifacts from...More

Thank CTTraveler62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drove up to the Museum with a friend who is selling their property and house in Cooperstown. We went all over Cooperstown and ended up at the Fenimore Museum which was a great treat As beautiful as it was described. This town and their Museums...More

Thank Lisa S
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Entry cost?
26 September 2015|
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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.