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Hyde Hall

  • Memorial Day - end of October

Fall under the spell of historic Hyde Hall during your 50 minute guided tour. Learn about the construction, decline and resurrection of this majestic 50 room country house which has overlooked James Fenimore Cooper's fabled "Glimmerglass" for over 175 years. In the mansion see "the finest two rooms built in a private home in America prior to 1840." Marvel at the many original furnishings. Hear the stories of how 5 generations lived on the Hyde Hall estate from 1819 until 1963. Hyde Hall is located in beautiful Glimmerglass State Park. Entrance for Hyde Hall is now at the restored Mill Road entrance. Follow the signs off County Highway 31 onto Mill Road (near the entrance to Glimmerglass State Park). Continue one-half mile down Mill Road to the Hyde Hall entrance on your left. The Visitor Center is located in Tin Top, formerly the entrance to the estate, located on County Highway 31.

Mansion Tours

  • May 14, 20, 21,: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • May 28 through October 31: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Please note Hyde Hall will be closed for the Hyde Hall Gala on August 5.

Tour costs are $15 per adult; $12 children, seniors, and military.

Special Events 

  • October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28,:  Hyde and Shriek! Candlight Ghost Tours at 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Hyde Hall
General Information:
267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd, Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-5098
English Country Fair
English Country Fair
July 1, 2017

Enjoy traditional English games for young and old such as "Coconut Shy" and "Aunt Sally"; eat delicious country cooking; play Hoopla, Skittles and Quoits; compete for best bonnet; be part of a dog show and competition! A fun day for the whole family...

Time: 11:00am to 5:00pm
Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra Concert:  All Mozart Concert
Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra Concert: All Mozart Concert
July 19, 2017

Artists from the Glimmerglass Festival perform a surprise program of music, song, and readings in the magnificent Drawing Room of the Mansion. Reception to follow. Reservations required; by donation.

Time: 6:30pm
Art Show Opening in the Hyde Hall Kent Administrative Center
Art Show Opening in the Hyde Hall Kent Administrative Center
July 23, 2017

You are invited to join us for this event. Please bring lawn chairs. Guest Speakers include Ruth Pierpont – Deputy Commissioner for Historic Preservation; Bill Caswell – President of National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges; Donna...

Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Hyde Hall Annual Gala
Hyde Hall Annual Gala
August 5, 2017

Fundraising Fun!  Music, Dinner, Games and Treats with the best views in Otsego County!

Time: 5:30 p.m.
Civil War Weekend at Hyde Hall
Civil War Weekend at Hyde Hall
August 18, 2017, August 19, 2017, August 20, 2017

Experience a Civil War-era encampment featuring soldiers in authentic uniforms drilling and performing tactical maneuvers and singing stirring period songs!

Time: 10:00am to 9:00pm


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