Safe at Home

For centuries, baseball has been a source of solace during some of the world’s most trying times. And now, the National Pastime is with us to help once again.

For so many of us, now is a time to stay at home, to help protect our health and the health of those around us.

While the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s doors in Cooperstown may be closed to the public during this global emergency, 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.

Digital Collection

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has a vast array of digital collections and exhibits that you can visit even when the Museum is closed. Highlights include Oral Histories, Museum Objects, Negro Leagues, Women in Baseball and Hall of Famer collections.

Youtube Channel

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Hours of free entertainment awaits on our Youtube channel. Watch highlights of some of the game’s greats, listen to in-depth interviews with Hall of Famers and re-live the magic of Hall of Fame Weekends.

Online Exhibits

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Though nothing can replace the feeling of walking through the Museum’s hallowed halls, the online exhibits on our website and the Google Cultural App allow fans from near and far to virtually stroll through baseball history.

Education Curriculum

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An assortment of free lesson plans that use baseball to teach math, science, social studies and the arts are available for students from grades 3-12. All our plans are aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and Language Arts. Additional video guidance and information can be found on the Hall of Fame's Education Department Facebook page.

Kids Activity Downloads

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The Hall of Fame offers free printable activity sheets for baseball fans of all ages to complete at home! Activities include coloring sheets, baseball bingo and a Hall of Famer word search. We've also published recommended reading lists for baseball books that will appeal to students of all grade levels.

Starting Nine

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Take a virtual tour of nine iconic artifacts from your favorite MLB team via the Hall of Fame’s Starting Nine experience. Our curators have spent countless hours hand-picking special objects from every major league team to create a lineup of pieces you simply won’t believe we have.