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Hyde Hall

PO Box 721, Cooperstown, NY 13326
607.547.5098
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Ranked #11 of 16 attractions in Cooperstown
Type: Historic Sites
Description: A stone neoclassic English mansion that was built in the early 1800s.
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Albany, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Two years ago, we went on the ghost walk, vignettes of people involved in the history of the home and thought then it was worth the trip back to see in the daylight. Last week we finally got back for a daytime tour. If you love history, this place brings it to life. You can almost hear the children laughing... More

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Cooperstown, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We attended the evening candlelit guided tour last fall after Hyde Hall was featured on the SyFy investigative series Ghost Hunters in 2013. Although nothing unusual happened during our guided tour it was a fun way to see the inside of Hyde Hall and imagine what it may have been like for those who lived there. If you like old... More

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Buffalo, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I had read about Hyde Hall on TripAdvisor when planning our trip but did not realize that it is part of Glimmerglass State Park. while visiting the park we saw it on the map the park attendant gave us and when we were walking on the beach, realized that it was just a short walk up the hill so we... More

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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We so enjoyed our visit on a gorgeous July afternoon ~ breath-taking views of Otsego Lake! So much information to take in ~ Titanic section was most interesting! Pam, our tour guide, was outstanding and a wealth of knowledge ~ I'm sure all the guides are exceptional, as she was, which really makes a difference! Can't believe I've lived in... More

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Binghamton, New York
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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I stopped at Hyde Hall with my girlfriend. We had done tours of a few other mansions and old homes before. This was very different. Usually you see the renovated homes, this one is in the process of being renovated. You see some rooms already updated and you also see a few rooms being fixed up. The view from the... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Place not very impressive outside but the dedication of the staff and Board was amazing. They have done a great job at preserving the property and collecting many of the original furnishings.

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Cherry Valley, New York, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Love history? Love antiques? Love design? Well then, off to Hyde Hall to witness history first hand. Plus you get to see what is going on as the building is being restored using techniques of the period. Wow, it is really a beauty.

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Springboro, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We just visited Hyde Hall at the north end of Lake Otsego outside of Cooperstown, NY. John was our tour guide. He is a native of England and grew up just 11 miles from the names sake house in Cheshire, England. If you are into US History, you must see this 50 room house that is being renovated bib by... More

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Bay Shore, New York
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92 reviews 92 reviews
35 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Hyde Hall is currently undergoing restoration and is unfinished. Some rooms are finished and look as they would have in the 19th Century. Much more needs to be done. There are no carpets on the floor and the original floorboards are worn and give each room a somewhat shabby appearance. The tour guide explained period reproductions are very expensive and... More

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Summit, New Jersey
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123 reviews 123 reviews
46 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I've been wanting to visit Hyde Hall for about a year now and I finally found time to spend a few hours here before I move out of the area. The area surrounding the home is very scenic and it's quite easy to find the building (near Glimmerglass State Park, at the north end of Lake Otsego). The admission fee... More

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