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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Our National Pastime has connected Americans through countless generations, and Cooperstown is where fans relive baseball's greatest players and moments. The all-time greats are celebrated at this monument to our National Pastime that includes exhibits and historic artifacts which capture the memories of the game. Walking through the Hall of Fame Plaque Gallery is a breathtaking experience for fans of all ages. And a quick stroll down Main Street from the Museum is Doubleday Field, the historic park that has been hosting games since the first Hall of Fame Induction Weekend in 1939.

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Hours of Operation

  • Through May 29: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Daily)
  • May 30 through Sept. 5: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Daily)
  • Sept. 6 through Dec. 31: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Daily)

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day


  • Adults $25, Seniors (65 and older) $20, Children (7-12) $15 and Veterans: $18


  • Hall of Fame Weekend
  • Hall of Fame Classic
  • Annual Symposium

Special Packages & Offers

Triple Play Package

All 3 museums savings of $7.00 for adults and $2.50 for children
Triple Play: $42 Adult / $18.50 Juniors (7-12)
  • Admission to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers' Museum
Double Play: $33.00 / $18.50 Juniors (7-12)
  • Admission to the Baseball Hall of Fame and Fenimore Art Museum or
  • Admission to the Baseball Hall of Fame and The Farmers' Museum
You may purchase the ticket at the first museum you visit. The ticket is good for one visit to each museum within one year from the date on the ticket and you do not need to visit all the museums on the same day.


  • Educational Programs and Interactive Learning
  • Hall of Fame Plaque Gallery
  • Artifacts from the earliest eras to today
  • Museum Store
  • Baseball Exhibitions and Collections

The Museum

First and foremost, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is a place to honor the game. When the Museum was dedicated on June 12, 1939 in Cooperstown, N.Y., the Hall of Fame officially became the spiritual home of baseball by serving as its cornerstone and housing the stories honoring the greats of baseball's past.

Doubleday Field

Constructed in 1920 by the village of Cooperstown to honor Abner Doubleday this ballpark is a historic gem that still hosts games today. In 1939 thanks to the WPA program, concrete and steel structures were built to modernize the stadium with a current capacity of 5,553 seats. It is the annual site of the Hall of Fame Classic game on Memorial Day weekend where legendary players and Hall of Fame members take the field for a legends game.


  • How long has the Baseball Hall of Fame been in existence?

    A Cooperstown resident and philanthropist, Stephen C. Clark founded the first sports museum and Hall of Fame in 1936 and the Baseball Hall of Fame opened its doors on June 12th 1939.
  • When is the Baseball Hall of Fame induction?

    For more information about Hall of Fame Weekend 2021, please visit:

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