This place is hidden from the main tourist path but worth a visit given its historical significance. Does not look like much but inside the is room upon room of interesting exhibits and facts. Glad I stopped by at the end of a full day...More
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This place is owned by the Sons of Revolution of NY. They maintain the museum and the bar/restaurant are a favorite of my Daughter of the American Revolution chapter (and friends). I think that you get more information on the revolution here than anywhere else...More
I planned a historical walking tour for July 5th. The Fraunces Tavern Museum is about three short blocks from the Federal Building and the Stock Exchange. The entrance fee is $7 and includes exhibits on two floors. The exhibits center around George Washington and contain...More
Just being in such a historic place was worth the admission, however other than the large room where Washington had his final farewell I wouldn’t say I was excited by much else. The site itself is just amazing to look at from outside, a small...More
Fraunces Tavern is a landmark museum and restaurant in New York City, situated at 54 Pearl Street at the corner of Broad Street. Easier said: right across off the South Ferry Building. It served as a headquarter for George Washington, as a venue for his...More
Enjoyed the short movie and museum. It is a small area, but very well done. I liked the 3rd floor with all the paintings and flags. This is a great place to learn a little more history of our country and step back in time.
I visited this building simply to see a piece of history, but we stayed for the good food! The restaurant is decorated in period furniture, although nothing is original to the building. The food is somewhat expensive but to be expected in a restaurant like...More
This is not a large museum, however, it is very well thought out. The early history of our country is quite fascinating and this was a very important place at a significant time in American history. Unfortunately, no paranormal sightings/occurrences to share.
We spent a good hour or so perusing the displays. The tour guide was FABULOUS and made the history of the tavern come alive. I'm so glad we made time for the tour before our dinner downstairs. I highly recommend visiting here!
In 1783, George Washington said his farewell to the troops here in this building. The person selling tickets when we visited was very knowledgeable and gave us a brief tour. The introductory video is well done and worth watching. Having recently read a fascinating book...More