Learn about the world of tractors and all the activities they powered on New York farms. See classic tractors and new tractors, small engines, and other machinery, representing the growth of farming technology.
Over 30 classic tractors.
See tractors at work thrashing and baling
Hit-and-miss engines from the early to mid-1900s will be operating
An exhibit of antique milking machines
Wagon rides pulled by the Ford Golden Jubilee tractor
Kiddie tractor pull (age 7 and younger)
Browse hundreds of farm toys from years gone by in a farm toy exhibit
Tractor parade in Cooperstown (Sunday morning)
Take advantage of all the delightful activities that happen every day at The Farmers' Museum:
Firing the brick oven for bread baking
Roasting on the open hearth
Ride the Empire State Carousel
Try your hand at the Liberty Press
Making traditional hardware
Take in the Mighty Military Band Organ concert
Processing flax fiber to yarn
Try rope making
Milk the cow
Play traditional games
Come help husk corn
And all the activities in the Historic Buildings, too numerous to mention!
Crossroads Cafe: Check out their new menu!
Todd's General Store: Original and reproduction 19th-century products such as ceramics, glassware, band boxes, tinware, brooms, candles, soaps, candies, toys and games.
The Farmers' Museum Store: merchandise based on the history and culture of New York State and rural America. Handcrafted items produced by our highly skilled staff and local artisans are featured. A section containing toys, games, books and crafts will please children of all ages!
Admission to Tractor Fest is included with paid museum admission: $12 adults (13+), $10.50 seniors (65+), $6 children (7-12). Children age 6 and younger are free, as well as members of the New York State Historical Association.