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Fenimore Art Museum

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Address: 5798 State Rte 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326
Phone Number: +1 607-547-1400
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Located inside a neo-Georgian mansion with terraced gardens overlooking...
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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Worth the ride to Cooperstown

Museum always has fantastic summer exhibitions. This year is Maxfield Parrish. They have many nice events planned throughout the season too. Great Native American Collection also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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saratoga springs NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Museum always has fantastic summer exhibitions. This year is Maxfield Parrish. They have many nice events planned throughout the season too. Great Native American Collection also. Café on premises. Across street from Farmers Museum.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed the Fenimore Museum. It was absolutely first class. The current exhibits were amazing. We liked seeing the different styles of Maxfield Parrish and knowing more about him.

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Set alongside the beautiful lake on exquisite grounds, the quality of the arts in the exhibits is worthy of a much larger city. The building has been kept in exquisite shape and the galleries are smaller but very attractively laid out. Got a great lesson in Native American arts and American art of the period.

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A good collection of regional and native American art. Set on a magnificent lawn right down to the lake shore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Pretty cool place to visit. I am not an art person at all but even I found some things to interest me here. If you get a chance walk out back. The view of the lake is one of the best around.

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CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Visited the museum while in Cooperstown to see Baseball Hall of Fame. A beautifully maintained property . Enjoyed the exhibits and the gift shop very nice. A delightful young lady who studied abroad was a definite plus in the shop! This is a worthwhile stop in Cooperstown.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We went to Cooperstown to see the Hall of Fame, but as it turned out, that wasn't the highlight of the trip. We really enjoyed the Fenimore Museum. Small, but deep in areas of specialization such as Native American arts and crafts. The temporary exhibit on Maxfield Parrish was excellent--well organized and instructive.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The museum has a great collection of Native American art work and color photography. The entrance fee is very affordable - a great value

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NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Everything Shocked at the high quality for a small town in the farm land of up state N.Y. Well worth the trip from L.I.

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Worthington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We have visited the Fenimore Art Museum several times and always find their Native American collections of interest. Yesterday we went to see the current exhibit of Maxfield Parrish paintings. He was a leading American artist and illustrator who inspired many other artists including Norman Rockwell. Many of us will recall the "Parrish Blue skys" that he used in mass... More 

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Additional Information about Fenimore Art Museum

Address: 5798 State Rte 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326
Phone Number: +1 607-547-1400
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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