Federal Hall
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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The area
Neighbourhood: Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
How to get there
  • Broad St • 2 min walk
  • Wall St • 2 min walk
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  • Dawn S
    Lowville, New York106 contributions
    Federal Hall a History Buff Stop!
    First time in this part of NYC but we are history buffs and loved visiting. We walk d from 9/11 Memorial and Oculus to make sure we could visit. No charge but there is scaffolding to fix the roof.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 12 April 2023
  • Jack
    Old Bethpage, New York803 contributions
    Must visit!
    Federal Hall is a must see! It is the place where George Washington became inaugurated as the first President of the United States. It is a stunning hall and almost acts as a museum. I highly recommend!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 November 2023
  • Kevin B
    Mount Juliet, Tennessee2,315 contributions
    Interesting history!
    This was a nice stop on our trip to the city. We had never been to Federal Hall, but we knew that it was where Washington was inaugurated for his 1st term. It turns out that the original federalist style building was actually demolished and the current structure dates back to the mid 1800s when this was the Custom House of NY. There is a lot of interesting history here and the current building has nice architecture. The ranger here was also very nice and we enjoyed being able to stop here and learn more about the history of this building and the area.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 January 2024
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