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Address: PO Box 721, Cooperstown, NY 13326
Phone Number: 607.547.5098
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Description: A stone neoclassic English mansion that was built in the early 1800s.

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I spent all the summers of my youth on Otsego Lake but this was my first visit to Hyde Hall. I had seen it from the lake but to walk through the home was incredible!! The tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
Mary W
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I spent all the summers of my youth on Otsego Lake but this was my first visit to Hyde Hall. I had seen it from the lake but to walk through the home was incredible!! The tour was interesting and gave a glimpse into the lives of the past owners (some connected to James Fenimore Cooper). Also the tour was... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

One can read on line about this "great house." The location and construction (all limestone blocks) are impressive. Due to neglect and abuse over the centuries the house is in rough shape. A couple of rooms have been returned to something resembling their former glory and renovations of other areas are planned. Still, very much worth a visit. Other buildings... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I wasnt sure what to expect, but this place is so neat. First off what a locatio , beautiful settings all around. The house is a work in progress, but to me thats part of the beauty. Seeing this great home come back to life a little at a time. It has over 50 rooms which is surprising in that... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Fun tour of the grounds with a very informative guide!! What a beautiful piece of history in the Cooperstown area. The house itself is huge and worth exploring! The grounds were gorgeous and made for the perfect fall family excursion.

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Syracuse, NY
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51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We went Oct 25th 2014 at 7:30pm for a candlelight tour. Interesting stories of the home its builder the ongoing renovations and the "things" that have occurred there. Not your typical bad things happened here place but odd feelings sightings and orbs in pictures including ours. Must see in Cooperstown area even if you prefer the daylight tours.

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Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Although we did not get to meet John, or the cat, we still enjoyed our tour very much. Our guide told us many fascinating tidbits of information about the history of the house and the different generations of family that lived there. Would like to visit every so often just to check out the progress of the renovations. My only... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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243 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 485 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A nice tour, house is quite extensive. A work in progress, several nicely decorated rooms. Had been on the fence about stopping was glad I did. Did while partner was at Baseball Hall of Fame, about a 15 minute drive, worked out near perfectly.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

We wanted to see what Hyde Hall looked like. We surely will return to tour this wonderful stately mansion. Due to time restraints we could not do it this trip. Amazing view of the lake and Glimmerglass State Park.

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St. Louis, MO
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We just wanted to get a glimpse of Hyde Hall, but thanks to a wonderful gentleman named John we were able to take a tour. We even got to meet George Clark the cat! It's wonderful to see how much they've all done to restore the mansion to its glory. And, to learn about how they've restored and what they... More 

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Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Hyde Hall is becoming an attraction in itself in the Cooperstown area. Our expert guide, John, a Brit from Cheshire, knows how to handle an outstanding tour. He made the history and restoration of the house more interesting by telling stories, rather than burdening tourists with excessive amounts of boring minutiae. The tour connects family members with major moments in... More 

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Additional Information about Hyde Hall

Address: PO Box 721, Cooperstown, NY 13326
Phone Number: 607.547.5098
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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