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The Farmers' Museum

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  • Seasonal: Apr-Mid May, Late Oct, Tue-Sat 10am-4pm; Late May-Mid Oct, daily 10am-5pm.

America's history comes alive-daily chores are carried out at the working farm while commerce flourishes at the Village Crossroad. Visitors experience the interplay among trades, village life and agriculture in New York State circa 1845. The museum, one of the oldest living history museums, features exhibits, craft demonstrations and hand-on activities that bring history to life.

Main Barn Gardening Exhibit

April 1-October 31, 2017

Guest Curator Caroline Welsh will explore vegetable gardening from the basics to the intensive, with the intent of making the exhibition useful to the general visitor.  Topics include how to start a garden, intensive gardening, school and community gardens, and container gardening.

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The Farmers' Museum
General Information:
5775 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY, 13326
(607) 547-1450
(888) 547-1450

Stop for a Bite and a Drink at the Crossroads Cafe

Crossroads Café at The Farmer's Museum is the perfect place to stop and refresh after a day of learning about American history through farm work and displays of flourishing commerce. The Café offers homemade soups, fresh baked goods, and a wide array of beverages. Enjoy the historic décor inside inspired by New York State circa 1845.

Crossroads Cafe at The Farmers' Museum
Crossroads Cafe at The Farmers' Museum
Dining
A reasonably-priced menu, including homemade soups and chili, fresh baked goods, ice cream, and hot and cold beverages. All breads and pastries are baked on site. Open 10:00...
Location: Cooperstown
Annual Tractor Fest at The Farmers' Museum
Annual Tractor Fest at The Farmers' Museum
October 7, 2017, October 8, 2017

Learn about the world of tractors and all the activities they powered on New York farms. See classic tractors and new tractors, small engines, and other machinery, representing the growth of farming technology.

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Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Annual Tractor Fest at The Farmers' Museum
Annual Tractor Fest at The Farmers' Museum
October 7, 2017, October 8, 2017

Learn about the world of tractors and all the activities they powered on New York farms. See classic tractors and new tractors, small engines, and other machinery, representing the growth of farming technology.

Event Activities

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Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Things That Go Bump in The Night Ghost Tours
Things That Go Bump in The Night Ghost Tours
October 20, 2017, October 21, 2017, October 27, 2017, October 28, 2017

Experience The Farmers' Museum during the most haunting time of the year. Join museum guides as they lead you about the shadowy grounds and recount the many mysteries and ghostly happenings that have occurred in the Museum's historic village.

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Time: Hour-long tours begin at 5:30 p.m. and leave every 30 minutes. Last tour at 8:00 p.m.
Step Back in Time Weekend:  Blacksmithing
Step Back in Time Weekend: Blacksmithing
October 21, 2017, October 22, 2017

Turn on the heat during Blacksmithing Weekend, where it is all about the forge! Hear the bellows blow and watch hot iron worked by hammer in the 1827 Field Blacksmith Shop on Saturday and Sunday, October 21–22. Watch our team of...

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Things That Go Bump in The Night Ghost Tours
Things That Go Bump in The Night Ghost Tours
October 20, 2017, October 21, 2017, October 27, 2017, October 28, 2017

Experience The Farmers' Museum during the most haunting time of the year. Join museum guides as they lead you about the shadowy grounds and recount the many mysteries and ghostly happenings that have occurred in the Museum's historic village.

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Time: Hour-long tours begin at 5:30 p.m. and leave every 30 minutes. Last tour at 8:00 p.m.

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