Baseball connects us: Generation to generation, fan to fan and rival to rival. Experience its history and live its story. Round third to Cooperstown now. 

Let’s Play Ball

IN COOPERSTOWN, YOUR MEMORIES COME ALIVE

Make your way here and journey through the moments and memories that have enriched countless lives, starting with yours.

Coming to Bat in Cooperstown

Friday, June 14, 2024

Extraordinary Events

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Museum front door in 1939.

Hall of Fame 85th Birthday Celebration

06.12.2024

Join us in celebrating the Hall of Fame's 85th Birthday
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PATH THROUGH HISTORY WEEKEND

06.15.2024

Path Through History Weekends are a showcase of New York State's rich and fascinating history and will feature hundreds of events happening at historic and cultural destinations throughout the state.

Immersive Exhibits

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Father and son in the Plaque Gallery

HALL OF FAME PLAQUE GALLERY

The Plaque Gallery is sacred ground for baseball fans, where the bronze plaques of the Hall of Famers line the oak walls and visitors speak in hushed, reverential tones. The dramatic arched entryway and marble columns let you know you are somewhere special.

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The Souls of the Game exhibit

NOW OPEN! THE SOULS OF THE GAME

This new exhibit spotlights the decades-long history of Black baseball prior to the formation of the Negro Leagues, through the complexities of baseball’s re-integration, to the challenges that remain today, revealing the deep connections between baseball and Black America.

Line up the perfect play:

Let's See Treasures.

With over 140,000 baseball cards, 40,000 unique objects and 250,000 images, you're bound to make at least one extraordinary discovery.

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Show me legends.

From legendary players to managers, umpires, executives and pioneers, their stories live on here.

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Give me history.

Learn the latest about the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, and anticipate which history-makers will be joining the hall next.

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I want to help.

Donate an artifact or become a member. There are many roles for you to play in the future of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

FIND YOUR WAY TO GIVE