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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting to be standing looking at the building where George Washington took his oath to become first president of the United States on his mother lodges Masonic bible. Didn’t have time to view the exhibits inside unfortunately.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here President George Washington was inaugurated as The President. A beautiful architectural building. You can spend about half hour here.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit where George Washington was inaugurated as president and also the first U.S. capital. Beautiful architecture and you can feel the history around you. Don’t miss it!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right across the NYSE. Some cool history on Washington's oath as president. Free admission. Worth a quick stop

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool building across from NYSE. Similar architecture to NYSE. Interesting history to the building. Apparently really good free museum but we didn't go inside

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Whilst everyone is likely to visit the infamous Wall Street, take some time to stop here as it is a key building in the USs History.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit to the Federal Hall area after walking along Wall Street, regarding the Federal Gall Building architecture.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This impressive structure, on the site of the former building in which President Washington took the oath of office, is a great memorial and slice of revolutionary history that shouldn't be missed by anybody walking through Wall Street. The interior has several rooms with fascinating...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

If you're down by Wall Street it's an interesting little stop for some history. It doesn't take very long and it's right next door to the stock exchange. Neat and free.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Set amidst the lower Manhattan high rises, this Classical Greek style bldg is easy recognizable with G. Washington statue in front. It's diagonal from the NYSE. It served as a first NYC city hall, but it's more famous as a place where George Washington took...More

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home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
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