The Benjamin D. North House is a historic home that has adapted the Federal style of architecture. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, this lovely mansion features fireplaces, a cozy kitchen and even a wine room.
Introduce your kids to the world of farming and learn more about the rural way of life at the Farmers' Museum. Located in Copperstown, it is actually a part of farm that was later developed into a museum. It makes an attempt to recreate the nineteenth century complete with ancient buildings, tavern, a local store, hand-made carousel and many other fun exhibits. The collection at this museum features more than 20000 objects comprising working tools, equipments, daily use objects. A visit to this spacious museum makes for an interesting and educational tour.
A unique museum, located on the highway, The Petrified Creatures Museum of Natural History is one of the major attractions in the city. The museum houses life size structures of dinosaurs and lizards. Established in 1934, the museum has several concrete structures to marvel at- each of the dinosaur is brightly painted in neon shades so, you cannot miss a single one on your tour. Visitors can head to the digging pit and enjoy fossil excavation in the ditch. There are several prehistoric stones at the site as well. There is a souvenir shop on-site from where visitors can buy marked fossils and other merchandise.
Opened in 1889 as a state school, the SUNY College At Oneonta is one of the most prestigious educational institutions known for its superlative liberal arts courses. More than 5000 students get enrolled here annually, and avail of an excellent faculty and facilities like the Alumni Fieldhouse which hosts extra-curricular activities.
Oneonta Armory was located in a majestic structure reminiscent of a castle. The edifice was made from brick and stone based on George L. Heins’s design. Currently, the erstwhile armory hosts community events.
A refurbished homestead from the 18th Century, Fort Klock is located in Mohawk Valley. The historic site displays the heritage of the region and holds Revolutionary War Reenactments to provide a better understanding of the historic events associated with the venue. Visitors can explore the other buildings on the site, including a barn, a schoolhouse, and a blacksmith shop. Maintained and restored by the Fort Klock Historic Restoration, the facility, which was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1972, is open seasonally.
Preserving and displaying the history and culture of a band of six Native American tribes, the Iroquois Indian Museum is located in Howes Cave. The beautiful facility is housed in a traditional Iroquois longhouse and has an amphitheatre on its premises for cultural performances. The diverse exhibits display the culture of the tribes, with traditional art being the highlight. The interactive facility is open throughout year. There is a separate level for kids as well. The nature park is an additional attraction of this place.