Hyde Hall

Group Reservations

Welcome Motorcoach, Student & Adult Tour Groups!

We are excited to welcome your group to Hyde Hall! Email Larry Smith or call (607) 547-5098 (x 5) for more information.

LOCATION

Hyde Hall is located in Glimmerglass State Park at 267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown, NY, 13326, and you can find us on Google Maps and learn more about the museum’s hours and directions HERE.

GROUP RESERVATIONS & RATES

We are excited for you to start your journey! You can plan to spend an hour and a half visiting this superb National Historic Site and New York State Historic Site.

Hyde Hall offers special discounts for groups of 10 or more participants by prior arrangement with our office 14 days before your desired tour date. We can accommodate groups as large as 75 participants and for groups that meet the minimum requirement, individual admission pricing is $10 USD* per person—driver and motorcoach tour leader admission is complimentary.

When making your reservation, please have the following information available:

  • Contact Information (Name, Group Name, Phone, Email)
  • Number of Participants in your Group
  • Desired Date
  • Alternative (Rain) Dates
  • Arrival Time
  • Departure Time
  • Any Special Requirements (e.g. Accessibility, Tour Focus, Grade Level, Time Restraints)
*All admission prices are subject to change without notice

ACCESSIBILITY

It is our mission to provide a safe and enjoyable visit to Hyde Hall. Please note that tours require extended periods of walking, standing, climbing stairs and passing through narrow spaces.  There is an access ramp to the ground floor of the mansion and a ground-floor-only tour available. There is no elevator, and the second and third floors are only accessible by stairs.  Surrounding footpaths in the State Park are unpaved and gravel.

Service animals, trained to assist an individual with a disability, are welcome on site.

In order to help our visitors have a pleasant visit, we are committed to providing an ever-increasing range of inclusive, accessible opportunities. We strive to accommodate needs to the best of our abilities and aim for Universal Access regardless of differences in ability.

If you have any special needs, requirements, or questions, please contact us at 607-547-5098 (x5).

AMENITIES

  • Public Restrooms
  • Gift Shop
  • Free Onsite Parking

PARKING

Ample parking is available for vehicles and motorcoaches and the site has easy turnaround.

CARE & SAFETY POLICY

For your safety, bags/containers larger than 16”x16”x8″ are prohibited and all bags are subject to inspection.

We welcome visitors to photograph and document their visit to Hyde Hall for personal use only—no flash photography, please! 

You can help us with our conservation and preservation efforts. Please refrain from touching furniture, china, paintings or other items in the collection. A single touch may not seem like much, but even the slightest contact can damage surfaces, discolor china, rust or tarnish metal, or lead to the potential of accidental breakage.

We all get hungry or thirsty, but eating, drinking, and chewing gum are not allowed within the mansion, except where authorized by museum staff during special events.

CANCELLATION POLICY

We understand that life happens and plans change. If you prefer to cancel your tour, you can request an alternative day for a future visit or a refund per our cancellation policy. All cancellations must be notified 7 days before your scheduled tour date.

For the safety and security of our guests and Hyde Hall employees, we reserve the right to cancel any tour and will issue a full refund in these instances. In the event of cancellation, Hyde Hall is not responsible for any travel costs.

NEIGHBORING SITES  

 The Cooperstown region offers visitors a myriad of wonderful places that provide a great experience for both tourists and locals—learn more at This Is Cooperstown. Plan a visit to our historic mansion and make a stop at some of the area’s other attractions.

CATERING

Hyde Hall is in a unique area and a site with exceptional, rare historic character. Therefore, we are not able to provide food services. If you desire a luncheon or picnic, we encourage you to hire catering. We recommend these caterers below who have worked with group tours in the past:

M. Townsend Catering
Templeton Hall
63 Pioneer Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-8877
www.lmtownsendcatering.com

Mel’s at 22
22 Chestnut St
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 322-4012
https://www.melsat22.com/catering/

Stagecoach Coffee
31 Pioneer St #2
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-6229
stagecoachcoffee.com

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