Connect: Safe at Home
For more than 150 years, baseball has been a source of solace during some of the world’s most trying times. And now, the National Pastime is with you to help once again.
Even during a global pandemic, there are still many ways for fans of all ages to learn the game’s history, explore its connection to global culture and experience the magic of the Museum from afar.
EDUCATION MATERIALS FOR HOME USE
The Museum exhibits draw from a collection of 40,000 lovingly preserved artifacts and more than three million library items to bring your stories to life.
You do not need to be a die-hard fan to appreciate and discover the cultural impact of baseball, a tale told over and over again in exhibit after exhibit. Families have enjoyed this exceptional collection since 1939, learning, reminiscing and making memories of their own along the way.
Baseball is more than a game. It’s America’s story. And for so many, it’s a part of their own story.
You can explore selected exhibits below:
Picturing America's Pastime
Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream
Taking the Field: The 19th Century
One for the Books
Ideals and Injustices: A Chronicle of Black Baseball
Whole New Ballgame
Babe Ruth: His Life and Legend
Diamond Dreams: Women in Baseball
PLAN YOUR FUTURE VISIT
From the natural beauty of the trip to your first stroll down Main Street, Cooperstown, the pilgrimage is as memorable as the Museum.
The village has the feel of a Norman Rockwell small-town portrait, complete with classic storefronts, cozy cafes and, of course, the Hall that made it famous. Explore the historic downtown that harkens back to memories of a simpler time. Unique museums, world-class arts and a wide array of craft beverages all come together in this Upstate oasis of Americana and adventure.
So plan your future getaway, we look forward to welcoming you to Cooperstown when is safe to travel again!