We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Hall of Fame for Great Americans

Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: West 181st Street, Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY 10453
Phone Number: 718-289-5161

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 5 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 3
  • 1
    Very good
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Great place to look at your future and dare to dream. Very good place to go inspire someone. To help them focus.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2016
Eli A
New York City, New York

Similar Things to Do in Bronx

Add Photo Write a Review

5 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 4: English reviews
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Great place to look at your future and dare to dream. Very good place to go inspire someone. To help them focus.

Thank Eli A
Fairfield, Connecticut
Level Contributor
126 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

everyone should see this. it is the original hall of fame in the USA. busts of many great Americans. sits on the national historic landmark of CUNY's Bronx Community College with many historic buildings surrounding it.

1 Thank thelmantimestwo
Bronx, New York
Level Contributor
448 reviews
227 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

On the former NYU campus, now known as Bronx Community College is a wonderful fun learning opportunity for the entire family. Overlooking the Manhattan coast line is a hall with over 90 bronze bust of famous Americans made by famous American artist. You can make a game of identifying as many of the famous bust as you can. I did... More 

Thank Gregg H
Pleasantville, New York
Level Contributor
154 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Wow, the original Hall of Fame. Almost no one knows this exists. It is in a beautiful location overlooking the river and on a college campus -- formerly NYU but now Bronx Comm. College. It is free, so if you are in the Bronx, stop by for an hour.

4 Thank richardjwaksman

Travelers who viewed Hall of Fame for Great Americans also viewed


Been to Hall of Fame for Great Americans? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hall of Fame for Great Americans staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?