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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

25 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326
607 547 7200
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Ranked #3 of 16 Attractions in Cooperstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an independent, non-profit educational institution dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the... more » Owner description: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an independent, non-profit educational institution dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of baseball and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to our national pastime.Preserving History. Honoring Excellence. Connecting Generations. « less
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227 reviews 227 reviews
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We liked everything about the HOF except the lack of parking. There are meters on Main Street in town which are modern and you can use a credit card. But with a 2 hour maximum time limit it means you have to interrupt your visit to come outside to feed the meter. We were lucky enough to find free parking... More

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Alton, Maine, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Every baseball fan should visit The Hall of Fame at least once every ten years. The history is incredible. The staff is friendly and very knowlegable.

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Easton, Maryland
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

If you love baseball or you are just a casual fan the Hall of Fame is a "bucket list" destination. As soon as we entered the staff was helpful and friendly. The exhibits are great along with all the memorabilia.and the best thing is that they stamp your hand for re-entry. We were visiting the museum with friends and we... More

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Spencer, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We really liked the displays and the spaces allotted. I was a little put off by being told I couldn't wait by the front door-as they were doing an ice bucket challenge-I did pay my admission fee.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Football may be Americas game but after visiting the MLB Hall of Fame I now know that baseball is alive and well. Over 3,600 people visited the same day I did. Take a trip through not only baseball but a trip through American History. I thought I knew a lot about baseball but now know a lot more. The displays... More

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Enfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great museum - very clean, excellent exhibits, friendly and knowledgeable staff. We are not huge fans of baseball, but nevertheless found some interesting memorabilia and facts, and found ourselves genuinely moved by the experience.

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Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

The NBHOF is for baseball lovers, but it is also a wonderful museum of American history. If you are a history buff, you would find lots to love there. My favorite part of the place is the new Babe Ruth exhibit. He was more than an iconic baseball player; he was the world's first international star. I know plenty about... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We went with our baseball loving family and it was really a wonderful day. As boring as I think baseball is I had a great time. I'd recommend it to anyone

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Auburn Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The hall is open until 9 p.m. All the workers know, and more importantly LOVE baseball. If you buy a ticket after 7 p.m. it is good for the next day. The stories, memorabilia and people are the best. It is great to see a place shared with several generations in one family. Go and spend some time and Play... More

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Lodi, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Whoever loves baseball should pay a visit to the Hall of Fame Museum in Cooperstown. It's like travelling through the history of this wonderful sport, starting from the very beginning till the present, meeting in the meanwhile all the great player that made baseball great: Babe Ruth, Stan The Man Musial, Joe di Maggio, Lou Gehrig, Jackie Robinson and all... More

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