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VISIT FENIMORE ART MUSEUM

HOURS AND ADMISSION

January 1 – March 31
Closed for winter except for special programs and events

April 1 – May 9
Open Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Mondays

May 10 – October 10 (Columbus Day)
Open Daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

October 11 – December 31
Open Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving and Christmas

The Fenimore Café
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (April 1 – May 9)
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (May 10 – October 10)
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (October 11 – December 31)

The Museum Shop is open during regular museum hours.

Main Library (through the summer)
Monday – Friday:  10:00am – 5:00pm (Closed Saturday and Sunday)

ADMISSION
Adults and Juniors (13-64) $12.00
Seniors (65+) $10.50
Children (12 and under) FREE

Admission is always FREE for members, active military, and retired career military personnel.

GROUP TOURS

GROUP TOUR INFORMATION
Discounts are offered for groups with a minimum of 15 participants.  (This rate is not applicable for visiting school or youth groups.)  Confirmation is required two weeks prior to your visit. Special guided tours are available. The Fenimore Art Museum offers boxed or buffet lunches with several menu options.

Request information on Adult Group Tours via email or contact our Adult Group Tours Manager at (888) 547-1450 (x495) or directly at (607) 547-1495.

School Groups (K-12): please click here or call (607) 547-1461.

RATES

Group Leader – view our 2017 profile sheet (pdf)

All admission rates are subject to change without notice.

 

ART ACROSS TOWNIndulge Your Senses

The Glimmerglass Festival and Fenimore Art Museum have joined to offer groups of 15 or more “Art Across Town,” an afternoon indulging in the artistic sights and sounds of Cooperstown.  Enjoy a guided tour of The Fenimore Art Museum, followed by a catered picnic on the grounds of The Glimmerglass Festival. Go behind-the-scenes at the Festival with a backstage tour and stay for the mainstage performance of your choice.

To book your group for “Art Across Town” or for more information, contact Glimmerglass Group Sales & Box Office Assistant Sean Sansevere at (607) 547-0700 ext. 241 or ssansevere@glimmerglass.org.

AMENITIES

Overlooking Otsego Lake, the Fenimore Café’s terrace offers one of the most spectacular views of Fenimore’s “Glimmerglass”  – it’s the perfect spot to enjoy a glass of wine or indulge in a sumptuous dessert.  Visitors may dine at the café without paying the Museum entry fee.

Restrooms are located on the Upper and Lower levels. The Lower level restrooms are handicapped accessible and have baby changers.

Drinking fountains are located outside the Lower level restrooms.

All of the Museum’s public galleries are accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who need to avoid stairs via an elevator that is large enough to accommodate motorized wheelchairs.

Small coin-operated lockers located in the Visitors’ Room.

SHOPPING AND DINING

SHOPPING

The Fenimore Museum Shop located on the main level of the Museum includes special merchandise and elegant jewelry from regional artists, Native American works of art, books and gifts related to fine art, folk art and the history of New York State. Visit our online store.

And if that is not enough we invite you to walk across the street to the newly redesigned Farmers’ Museum Store and Todd’s General Store. The Museum Store and Todd’s General Store offer unique handmade crafts created right there at The Farmers’ Museum as well as even more products based on the history and culture of New York and America.

 Open during regular museum hours.

 

DINING

The Fenimore Café is the perfect spot to enjoy a light lunch, a glass of wine, or locally brewed beer. Try our delicious homestyle soups, fresh made sandwiches, wraps and desserts. Choose from a wide selection of hot and cold beverages.

The dining area is situated on the museums terrace and is surrounded by beautiful plantings and a panoramic view of Otsego Lake. It is an experience not to be missed.

Indoor seating is also available.

HOURS:
April 1 – May 9:
Tuesday-Sunday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
(Museum closed Mondays)

May 10 – October 10:
11:00 am -4:00 pm.

October 11 – December 31:
Tuesday-Sunday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
(Museum closed Mondays)

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ABOUT COOPERSTOWN

HOTEL AND DINING PACKAGES
ABOUT COOPERSTOWN

Cooperstown is beautifully situated on the shores of Lake Otsego. Everyday, people draw sustenance, recreation and respite from this beauty. The rolling hills and rural farmland further enhance the natural environment, making Cooperstown a most desirable place to live.

Residents of the Cooperstown area love their community, its scenic surroundings, its rural traditions and, most especially, its “Main Street” way of life. The Village is peppered with historic buildings, each with a fascinating story. As a popular tourism destination, Cooperstown offers a small town aesthetic to many thousands of passers-through each summer. Cooperstown comes alive with family activities, entertainment and attractions; from a swim at a cool lakeside beach, to sailing, to hiking and fishing, to shopping, dining, or a stop at one of many area museums.

For more information on Cooperstown, New York.

DIRECTIONS

BY CAR

The Fenimore Art Museum is located at 5798 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326, which is one mile north of the Village of Cooperstown on the west side of Otsego Lake. From the traffic light in the Village, follow Route 80 east approximately one mile. Parking is available:

Along either side of the main entrance driveway
In the small lot located just south of the museum entrance
In the small lot located just north of the museum entrance
In the yellow trolley lot located 1/10-mile north of the Fenimore Art Museum

From Syracuse and Buffalo and Points West
1. Take I-90 east to Exit 30 at Herkimer.
2. Take Route 28 south to Cooperstown.
3. At the stop sign turn left onto State Highway 80 east/Chestnut Street.
4. Continue one block beyond the traffic light and turn left at stop sign following State Highway 80 east/Lake Road.
5. Continue 1 mile. The Farmers’ Museum is on the left.

From Albany and Boston and Points East
1. Take I-90 west to Exit 25A.
2. Take I-88 west to Exit 24 (Duanesburg) and get on Route 7.
3. Follow Route 7 to Route 20 west.
4. Take Route 20 west approximately 43 miles, turning left on State Highway 80 west which travels south along Otsego Lake.
5. Continue on State Highway 80 west for 10 miles. The Farmers’ Museum is on the right.

From Binghamton and Points South
1. Take I-88 east to Exit 17.
2. Take Route 28 north into Cooperstown,
3. Follow State Highway 80 east/Chestnut Street to traffic light.
4. Continue one block beyond traffic light and turn left at stop sign, following State Highway 80 east/Lake Road.
5. Continue 1 mile. The Farmers’ Museum is on the left.

From Burlington, Vermont, and Points North
1. Take I-87 south to Albany.
2. Take I-90 west to Exit 25A.
3. Take I-88 west to Exit 24 (Duanesburg) and get on Route 7.
4. Follow Route 7 to Route 20 west.
5. Take Route 20 west approximately 43 miles, turning left on State Highway 80 west which travels south along Otsego Lake.
6. Continue on State Highway 80 west for 10 miles. The Farmers’ Museum is on the right.

From New York City
1. Take I-87 north to I-90.
2. Take I-90 west to Exit 25A.
3. Take I-88 west to Exit 24 (Duanesburg) and get on Route 7.
4. Follow Route 7 to Route 20 west.
5. Take Route 20 west approximately 43 miles, turning left on State Highway 80 west which travels south along Otsego Lake.
6. Continue on State Highway 80 west for 10 miles. The Farmers’ Museum is on the right.

BY TRAIN

The closest Amtrak stations to Cooperstown are in Utica (approximately 40 miles north of Cooperstown) and Albany-Rensselaer (approximately 80 driving miles east of Cooperstown). For schedule information and ticket prices, call Amtrak’s toll-free number (800.USA.RAIL) or visit their website.

BY BUS

Trailways provides bus service to Cooperstown from many cities. Call Trailways (800.858.8555) for schedule information and ticket prices or visit their website.

Oneonta Public Transit (OPT) provides bus service between Oneonta and Cooperstown. Call OPT (607.432.7100) for schedule information and ticket prices or visit their website.

Otsego Express provides bus service between Cooperstown and various locations in Otsego County. Call Otsego Express (315.822.6444 or 800.388.9853) for schedule information and ticket prices.

BY COOPERSTOWN VILLAGE TROLLEY

Fenimore Art Museum is a regular day stop on the Cooperstown Village Trolley route which operates from Memorial Weekend through Columbus Day. The schedule follows:

• From Memorial Day Weekend to the last week of June: Weekends only, 8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
• From the last week of June to Labor Day: Daily, 8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
• From Labor Day through Columbus Day: weekends only, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The trolley stops at the front door to Fenimore Art Museum. Other nearby stops include the Yellow Trolley Lot 1/10 mile north of the museum and across the street outside The Farmers’ Museum Store at the white picket fence.

The trolley fare is $3.00 per adult, $2.00 for children 12 and under, for an unlimited daily pass.

Visit the Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce website for more details.

BY FOOT

Door to door, the Fenimore Art Museum is 1.3 miles from the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, 1.1 miles from the traffic light and one mile from the Otesaga Hotel and Resort. Please note that there are no sidewalks along State Highway 80 for the last .3 miles of the walk.

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5798 STATE HIGHWAY 80
COOPERSTOWN NY, 13326
607-547-1400

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