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Federal Hall

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
Financial District
+1 212-825-6990
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This is an old historical building, where George Washington was inaugurated as the first President and also the Bill of Rights was introduced. Lots of information on George Washington. A building worth visiting especially if you are interested in the historical events of the US.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Sunday afternoon and unfortunately the place was closed but we still got to enjoy the beautiful exterior.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

If your particularly interested in George Washington and the first president then recommended. Otherwise take a look if your in the Wall Street area.

Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 15 July 2017 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 12 July 2017

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 1 July 2017

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 29 June 2017

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

1  Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 20 June 2017

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

Thank tmac4ou
Reviewed 19 June 2017 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 11 June 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

2  Thank ShawnC777
Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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