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Federal Hall

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26 Wall St, New York City, NY 10005-1996
+1 212-825-6990
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Built in 1842 on the site of the first U.S. Capitol, this museum features items related to George Washington's inauguration, the Bill of Rights and old Federal Hall.
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26 Wall St, New York City, NY 10005-1996
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many people walk by without knowing the historical significance of this building. George Washington took the oath of office here and kicked off a tradition that carries on to this day.

Thank rushh2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great free George Washington Museum in the Big Apple. Great architecture and ceilings so if you are in the area check it you you may actually learn something.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing building with a big dome ceiling just inside the entrance . Off this are five rooms which show various aspects of George washing tons time as President. I thought the models were very interesting and was glad to have gone in- it is...More

Thank Narina L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a cool spot to visit and learn about both NYC and the USA. The tour is free and so informative. Very kid friendly.

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took in some of the sights and sounds that were walking distance from our hotel. Federal Hall's location held the original building which served as New York's City Hall and later the capitol building of the United States during its infancy....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumble upon this building while walking around Wall Street. The design is beautiful with all the large columns at the front. Well worth stopping by.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed June 11, 2017

The original Federal Hall was demolished in 1812. The only remaining part where George Washington was made President is the original balcony which is inside the building. Many people stand outside taking photos of the Washington statue, but few seem to walk inside. You are...More

1  Thank ShawnC777
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Not far away from Wall Street is a nice building example of neoclasical style and you will fin it on your way to the Stock Market. Difficult to take a picture son don´t forget you angular lenses

Thank Jos8Toledo
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Not much to see here, but worth dropping by as you pass through the Wall Street area and Lower Manhattan. Here George Washington was swore in as President as I recall. You won't spend more than a few minutes here, but why not do that...More

1  Thank garyrichmond
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Very classic architecture and a very stately building down in the center of the financial district and Wall Street.

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At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
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skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
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of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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