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Hyde Hall

267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 607-547-5098
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A must-see for any history buff

We had an excellent tour, the guide did a wonderful job keeping our 3 year old's interest (though... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
jkfhope
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West Michigan
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I was fortunate enough to find this place on a recent trip to the area. It is enthralling. Easy to... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
BBBBTravel
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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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Hyde Hall is a 50-room Regency-style neoclassic stone English manor house that was built between 1817 and 1835. Now a museum, Hyde Hall offers fabulous views of Otsego Lake and the surrounding countryside. Hourly guided tours are available May through October, with tours departing from Tin Top, the Visitors' Center, beginning at 10 am through to 4 pm.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had an excellent tour, the guide did a wonderful job keeping our 3 year old's interest (though she is naturally curious and interested in these sorts of places) while still providing an excellent tour for the adults in our group. You learn a lot...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I was fortunate enough to find this place on a recent trip to the area. It is enthralling. Easy to access and the guide was lovely. I was the only one on the tour on this sunny fall afternoon and I think I am the...More

Thank BBBBTravel
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Very exciting to visit this historic home. It is undergoing a remarkable rehabilitation to return it to it's original roots. The setting is extraordinary, with gorgeous views of the lake and surrounding hills. I've visited historic homes throughout the US; this one is extraordinary due...More

1  Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A treat for those interested in architecture, history, the decorative arts. Our guide was a graduate student doing research at Fenimore HOuse. He was very informative and interesting.

1  Thank joannstengel
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Went with my husband was a cold day so perfect for a tour. The house was very interesting and the tour informative. The grounds were beautiful as was the view of the lake.

1  Thank vacaleila
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This was a good way to spend an hour. The house evokes similar (but much grander) country homes in England (which the design was based on) but a definite American slant to it. The guides clearly love the property, and the State continues to invest...More

Thank idonotusescreennames
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Wonderful guided tour that provides a look back at another era. Our American version of Downton Abbey, Hyde Hall is a work in progress and each visit in the future will reveal all the recent progress they've made to restore this beautiful place. We also...More

2  Thank Thelmadee
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is absolute must-visit site. Hyde Hall is steeped in history including being the site of the founding of the Girls Scouts. Also, several US Presidents have visited the home. The quality of historic preservation work is outstanding as well.

1  Thank globaltrekker2017
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We just happened by here. The view was beautiful. It was worth a quick stop. We only walked the grounds but did not go in. We did speak with a staff person who gave us good information on the property and the surrounding area.

Thank mrdlc1
Reviewed 7 September 2017

What a gem this place is, if you like history of our Country then this is a must see. Dates back to the 19th century it is a beautiful home with a lot of character and history.

Thank whipfire
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