Of course we offer in-depth object-based educational programs for on site visits during the school year, but if Cooperstown is...Cruise with us on the scenic and historic Hudson River, the ideal way to see the sights.Historians visit on a regular basis to study the Gould Collection- the fascinating library of a research astronomer of the 19th century- and the Dudley Observatory Archives.Locally, we award grants to fund educational programs serving the schools and community.Sound echo's off the walls and ceiling, reminding you of just how deep you have descended and what surprises await you in the underground wonder. Located on Main Street in the heart of picturesque Cooperstown, New York, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is one of the country's most popular destinations and is surely the best-known sports shrine in the world.Standing as a three-story red brick building on Main Street in the center of Cooperstown, the Museum opened its doors for the first time on June 12, 1939.Observe magnificent floor-to-ceiling displays of historic paintings, dramatic photos, badges, helmets, torches and antique toys.Our staff and retired volunteer firefighter tour guides will be pleased to show you around!
Features of all tours include ample free parking, U. Coast Guard inspected vessels, comfortable seating, clean restrooms, full cash bar and light refreshments.All cruises board 30 minutes prior to listed departure times. The FASNY Museum of Firefighting was built on the grounds of the Firemen's Home in 1925 to safeguard the long and exciting heritage of firefighting in New York State which is documented back as early as 1648 when Peter Stuyvesant appointed four fire wardens to inspect the wooden chimneys of the houses of New Amsterdam.The FASNY Museum of Firefighting depicts the history of firefighting in a moving tribute to those brave men and women who have served their communities.Each fall, Stockade residents celebrate the unique architecture which makes up the Stockade Historic District.The Stockade Historic District is the oldest neighborhood in Schenectady and may very well be the oldest, unspoiled residential neighborhood in the country.