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Hyde Hall

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Interesting Visit

There is a fair amount of walking in addition to the walk through the building. Visited on a... read more

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Chicago, Illinois

Hyde Hall is interesting for the story of the family and how their fortunes declined over the... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Fairfax, Virginia
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IN SEASON HOURS (MAY 27 THROUGH OCTOBER 31) ARE REFLECTED- 10am-4pm; OFF SEASON OFFICE HOURS ONLY (NO TOURS): 9am-5pm. ADMISSION PRICES: $15 Adults; $12 Seniors, Military and Youth (ages 13 – 17); Children under 13 free. Hyde Hall is a 50-room...more
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267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326
+1 607-547-5098
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Reviewed today

There is a fair amount of walking in addition to the walk through the building. Visited on a weekday in September so it wasn't too crowded. Docent was knowledgeable. Hyde Hall is still renovating but presentable. If you aren't into old buildings needing renovation this...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting the Cooperstown Hall of Fame, I pushed my family to go to Hyde Hall based on the reviews and nice photos. It's not so great in person, though. The front hall smelled very musty; some of the rooms are still under renovation; and...More

Thank Karen L
Jonathan M, General Manager at Hyde Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hyde Hall is a work in progress; many visitors enjoy seeing the work being done and return to see how much more has been accomplished each time they visit. We will install a reproduction Brussels carpet in the entrance hall by next spring, and soon...More

Reviewed July 19, 2018

Hyde Hall is interesting for the story of the family and how their fortunes declined over the generations. The house has some great plaster work, and an intriguing heating stove that is fed from the back, from another room. The decor, while only a trace...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2018

A very interesting mansion with stories to tell but unfortunately the tours are too short. I think we only got half the story and house view even though our guide even wif not over by 15 minutes. As with most of these type tours it...More

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John B, Manager at Hyde Hall, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Good morning, I thank you for visiting Hyde Hall. We appreciate your review and comments. Tour length is always a problem and I agree that a one hour tour can only scratch the surface of the history of a mansion like Hyde Hall and the...More

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love architecture, old homes, finding out who lived there and what they did, and we love beautiful scenery. For that reason, we were very intrigued to see Hyde Hall. The place did not disappoint. With that said, in our view, it’s...More

Thank LoveAGreatBnB
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Hyde Hall itself is stunning and the history of its occupants even more so. A wonderful adventure while you are in Cooperstown.

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John B, Manager at Hyde Hall, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

THank you for your ***** review of Hyde Hall. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in the area. To keep in touch with our activities please visit HydeHall.org.

Reviewed June 12, 2018

very interesting tour, our guide Cindy was very informative. would have liked to seen the home fully renovated, several rooms under construction

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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took some time to visit Hyde Hall today. We arrived at about 8:40. Gate was just being opened. Staff is great. Friendly and knowledgeable on Hyde Hall. We spent the next 1 hr 20 mins walking around the grounds and sitting...More

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John B, Manager at Hyde Hall, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

We appreciate your review on Trip Advisor and look forward to welcoming you at Hyde Hall in the future. I will pass your comments on to Joan, If you would like to follow activities our website is HydeHall.org Best wishes, John

Reviewed April 20, 2018

I you have the chance, stop here. This old English manor was one the seat of a vast baronial estate. Interesting history and wonderful grounds to walk around.

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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

While tours and the building are closed during winter you can still walk the grounds and read the history on the posted markers and signs. Some say it's haunted but we did not have any strange experiences except a cat in a building near the...More

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Sorry for the late response, but their website features a Contact Us page that can connect you with their helpful staff. I am not allowed to publish the URL here, but look to the far right on the homepage.