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Mohawk Valley Region
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The Mohawk Valley region of the U.S. state of New York is the area surrounding the Mohawk River, sandwiched between the Adirondack Mountains and Catskill Mountains, northeast of the Capital District.

Fenimore Art Museum

The Fenimore Art Museum houses American art including folk art, landscapes from the 18th and 19th centuries, history and genre painting, and the renowned Collection of American Indian Art.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Title I, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Cooperstown
Mohawk Valley Region
TEL - 607-547-1400
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The Farmers’ Museum

At the Farmers’ Museum, visitors can take themed tours and participate in hands-on workshops that explain what it was like to grow up in the mid-19th century.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Cooperstown
Mohawk Valley Region
TEL - 1-888-547-1450
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Utica Children’s Museum

The Utica Children’s Museum offers a hands-on environment in which groups can learn and create in play zones and enriching exhibits!

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Mohawk Valley Region
Utica
TEL - 315-724-6129
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Adirondack Animal Land

A drive-thru African safari, a petting area & prairie dogs are highlights of this 80-acre zoo. At this family-owned zoo in the rustic foothills of the Adirondacks, groups can discover over 500 interesting animals.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Gloversville
Mohawk Valley Region
TEL - 518-883-5748

Barnyard Swing

A fun-loving day-trip to Barnyard Swing includes an 18-hole outdoor mini golf course, a laser tag game and panning for gems in the deluxe water sluice.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family NEW YORK
Milford
Mohawk Valley Region
TEL - 607-547-8330

Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center

Housed in a 19th-century dairy barn, the Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center exhibits demonstrate how our power is made and how pumped storage is important to reliable electricity in New York State.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Mohawk Valley Region
North Blenheim
TEL - 800-724-0309

Farmer's Museum

At the Farmer’s Museum, groups can take a themed tour that explains what it was like to grow up in the mid-19th century, learn about simple machines, and explore career options of the 1840’s.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Cooperstown
Mohawk Valley Region
TEL - 888-547-1450

Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard

Open all year, Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard has a historic, water-powered cider mill pressing fresh, sweet cider! Tour the Mill’s Learning Center and Cider Gallery to experience how cider is made the old-fashioned way.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Fly Creek
Mohawk Valley Region
TEL - 607-547-9692

Herkimer Diamond Mines

At Herkimer Diamonds Mines, groups can prospect for their own gems and view exhibits in the museum. Herkimer Diamonds are 18-faceted quartz crystals that rival the hardness and appearance of real diamonds.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Herkimer
Mohawk Valley Region
TEL - 315-717-0175
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