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Hamilton Grange National Memorial

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Address: 414 W 141st St, At the intersection of Hamilton Terrace, New York City, NY 10031-9138
Phone Number: +1 646-548-2310
09:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

This national memorial managed by the National Park Service was the home...

This national memorial managed by the National Park Service was the home of statesman and United States Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Restored and reopened in 2011, the public can enjoy exhibits on some of Hamilton's achievements and challenges on the ground floor, a brief introductory film on his incredible rise from an orphan in the Caribbean to an indespensible molder of the early nation, and visit the furnished first floor by scheduled tour.

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Great history in NYC

Very easy to get too right off the C train at 145th. Hours tours are given on the hour and were first come first serve. The basement of the house is the gift shop, mini museum... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a lovely, historical house of one of our founding Fathers, but there are really only three rooms with reproductions of period furniture to see and a basement with modern museum displays. In my opinion, the fact that the house no longer stands in its original location takes away some of the historical charm. It's no Mount Vernon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very easy to get too right off the C train at 145th. Hours tours are given on the hour and were first come first serve. The basement of the house is the gift shop, mini museum and movie viewing area. All things you can do while waiting to tour! Lots of history and a beautiful area to walk around!

Thank Mary B
Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our love of Hamilton started with the Broadway musical. This house is about 30 minutes via the 1 subway from Times Square. It's about a 10 to 15 minute walk away from the train station. They have moved this house twice which is fascinating. They have a small museum in the basement with info about Hamilton with a 15 minute... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For sure you should visit Hamilton Grange and I have 3 tips for anyone who does. 1) Call in advance. The Grange attracts many school groups and you don't want to be shut out because your visit conflicts with the visit of one of the groups. 2) Take a short walk from the Grange to the CCNY campus. It's beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Hamilton Grange, which originally sat on a many-acred property on top of a high hill at the peak of Harlem, was Alexander Hamilton's vacation home for a mere two years. But it is the symbol of who he strove to become, the personage to which he aspired over his storied life. It is a symbol of what an immigrant can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful house in a wonderful setting. I know the house has moved from its original spot but it does give you an idea what it was like in its original setting. My 12 year old daughter loved it.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Love this area - and loved touring the house...Great Part of NY history. I would definitely recommend...and walk around CCNY next door - tour the neighborhood - have a bite to eat nearby - really, really nice!

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Wanaque, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Nicely done NPS. The Grange is located in St. Nicholas Park between St. Nicholas Ave and W 141st St. As has been stated in other reviews, Hamilton's home has been restored to reflect his vision. The NPS Rangers are very well informed. You get to see the exterior, the beautiful rounds, the main entertaining, dining room, and Hamilton's office with... More 

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Fountain, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This was an adventure getting there by subway -- we got there just before closing time so we only had time to get our books stamped and walk around the grounds -- it was interesting to look at the big old house and the grounds -- just need to go back and explore more.

Thank kwinters38
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a wonderful opportunity to talk and present some of the contributions of Hamilton to the American emerging nation ! The grange is restored to reflect Hamilton's vision. The presentation is simple and rich at the same time....Guide is very informed ! It is really a very respectable presentation of one of the for fathers of this nation!

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