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American Baseball Experience/ Heroes of Baseball Wax Museum

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99 Main St, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1244
+1 607-547-1273
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Baseball Buffs will love it

We have visited the Baseball Hall of Fame many times. Each time we visit we find something new to... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2016
Birdman45
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Goffstown
Nice side stop from the Hall of Fame

We decided to check out the wax museum before the Hall of Fame. We enjoyed it but all the history... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2016
stubb2
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Toronto, Canada
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99 Main St, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1244
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

We have visited the Baseball Hall of Fame many times. Each time we visit we find something new to learn from. The American Baseball Experience is one of them. If you like baseball history you will enjoy this.

Thank Birdman45
Reviewed September 7, 2016

We decided to check out the wax museum before the Hall of Fame. We enjoyed it but all the history was also in the Hall of Fame. If you don't care for wax figures, then just go to the Hall of Fame for even more...More

1  Thank stubb2
Reviewed September 6, 2016

So unless its raining or if you really need to kill some time maybe if not don't waste your time. Really no order to this place some of the figures you wont even know who they are. its really very randomly done and at $11plus...More

1  Thank DonMcW66
Reviewed September 2, 2016

This place is a block away from the Baseball HOF. It gives a brief overview of some of the best players and history. Something to do when in the area. Self guided tour takes about 30mins. if not crowded.

Thank C D M
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is a very interesting museum it's kind of weird being in the area where these old timers played Baseball like Babe Ruth, Lou Gerrig, and many more.

1  Thank Janice M
Reviewed August 9, 2016

They could make this a little more stimulating. It's very dark and their is no audio, just a bunch of wax objects in a maze. Not great for kids or young adults.

1  Thank Mollymolly1015
Reviewed August 5, 2016

The wax figures are in bad condition. The place is dark and smells. I recommend that you avoid the Was museum, it is not worth the money. The speaker system was far too loud for some sections and you could not hear it on others.

1  Thank Ann C
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Affordable nice place to go to has two floors plus a gift shop. Lots of history, a little to dark in some areas.

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Coopers town was a fantastic little place to visit. The water was beautiful, food was great and the hall of fame was awesome! We will definitely be back in this town.

Thank Felicity B
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Nice little museum..notthe best likeness's but it was fun and I think its a MUST after visiting the Hall of Fame. Staff was friendly and the gift shop was nice. I enjoyed it.

Thank Amy M
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bushrdev0
can you get a bat whiile you are there?
May 22, 2015|
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Response from wonderwoman63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have some bats in various colors at the museum store. There are several places on Main St. That sell bats and various items made from bats.
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Christopher S
How much does it cost?
March 16, 2015|
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Response from Jatracy3 | Reviewed this property |
The price is $10 each.
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