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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 19 April 2017

I thought the National Park service did a masterful job packaging this memorial as a “place that matters.” The exhibits covered several historic periods and themes, which the ranger did an excellent job of weaving together into a story about how events in this place...More

Thank DT25
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Historic monument. Worth a visit and photo also near a few other attractions you can combine in one afternoon

Reviewed 16 April 2017

If you're walking around the Financial District, it is worth a stop just for a photo. Inside, there is a free exhibit offered which we did not see. Keep in mind, that this is not the original building but a reconstruction.

Thank Domer90mom
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Location (and actual stone - inside now) where George Washington was first sworn in. It's free to go inside. The building now houses a variety of odd exhibits and some brochures for general National Park locations - a mixture of historical and almost National Park...More

1  Thank ryans69
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This historical place has a nice architecture. We stayed and sit by a bench here and watched as tourists like us walk by and take photos.

Thank HuwanaB
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We spent maybe 30 minutes here as we were visiting wall street in NYC. It is a historic building where George Washington was sworn in, and there is a huge sculpture of him on the outside. The interior is cool - high ceilings, and they...More

Thank Kbonilla24
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Federal Hall is the site of the President Washington's oath of office ceremony. It was home to the first US Congress, first Supreme Court, and the first Executive Office Building. Please note: the current structure is NOT the original structure. This was a Customs House...More

Thank seanworc
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Situated in the heart of Wall Street, Federal Hall offers a glimpse into history and an opportunity to stand on the steps where our first president took his oath of office. Technically, they tore the original building down and reconstructed it, so while not entirely...More

1  Thank RunrDave
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for those that love American history. See several artifacts inside from when George Washington took his oath of office. Beautiful inside as well.

Thank laceytwc
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Gorgeous building, nice interpretive displays, helpful and informative rangers/guides. Worth a visit-you can see and learn a lot in a short time...

Thank intinerant
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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