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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.
 

Details

Hours -

Daily 9am - 5pm; summer hours (Memorial Day Weekend through the day before Labor Day) 9am - 9pm; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day
 

Admission

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

Events

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

Special Packages & Offers

Double Play Overnight Package

Love baseball? Aim for the outfield with this high-flying package, which includes tickets to the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum in Cooperstown plus an authentic souvenir bat. This exclusive package features:
  • Charming accommodations at The Otesaga Resort Hotel
  • Tickets to the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum
  • Logoed Baseball Bat
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and Parking
 
 
From $360*
 
 
or call 800-348-6222 for details.
 
 
* Per room, per night and based on availability. Excludes applicable taxes and gratuities. Not to be combined with any other offer or discount.  Other restrictions may apply.
 
 

Triple Play Package

VISIT COOPERSTOWN'S OTHER TREASURES AND SAVE
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.
 

Activities

  • 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 capacity of almost 10,000. 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.
 

FAQs

  • 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?

    The Hall of Fame Weekend, including the Induction Ceremony, will take place during the weekend of July 19 - 22, 2019. The Induction Ceremony itself will take place on Sunday, July 21, 2019. 
 

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