Opened in 1939, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum honors the players, the traditions and the history of baseball through a comprehensive collection of more than 38,000 items of baseball artifacts, uniforms, memorabilia, photographs and other documents. Visitors can learn more about the story of baseball and its prestigious members, including past Major League players, Negro league players, baseball executives, team managers, and umpires. The impressive Plaque Gallery, exhibits and collections honor these members and allow visitors to connect with the glorious history of America's favorite pastime in a unique and memorable way. www.baseballhall.org
Cooperstown Baseball Inn -
Stay at the Red Carpet Inn & Suites Cooperstown when you visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Situated just three miles away from the Baseball Hall of Fame, our clean and comfortable inn offers a welcome place to relax and unwind after a day of exploration and fun in Cooperstown. With competitive room rates, complimentary continental breakfast, free high-speed wireless Internet access, and ample free parking, the Red Carpet Inn & Suites Cooperstown is the savvy traveler's choice for Cooperstown lodging.
Baseball Hall of Fame Exhibits & Collections -
With over 38,000 baseball artifacts in its collection, the National Baseball Hall of Fame invites visitors to experience the rich history of baseball from its humble beginnings to present day through several exhibits, collections and interactive experiences that offer a unique glimpse at the storied history of this uniquely American game. Highlights include the Babe Ruth Room, the Baseball Experience, a 15,000-item baseball card collection, and the hands-on Sandlot Kids' Clubhouse.
National Baseball Hall of Fame Plaque Gallery -
Featuring stunning bronze plaques depicting each of the Hall of Fame's inductees, the Hall of Fame Gallery honors the elite players, managers and executives who have affected the game of baseball in a profound way. From Babe Ruth to Hank Aaron, the Hall of Fame Gallery remembers these baseball legends through artifacts representing each player's career and photographs of player Induction Ceremonies.
Visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum -
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is open daily, 9am-5pm, except major holidays. The museum offers extended summer hours, from Memorial Day weekend through the day before Labor Day. Active and Retired Military and their families enter free. AAA Member discounts are also offered.