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“Where It All Began”
Review of Federal Hall

Federal Hall
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Hamilton Musical Walking Tour
Ranked #187 of 1 196 things to do in New York City
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Federal Hall is the incubator of the American republic. It is the first home of all three branches of the federal government and the site where George Washington took the oath of office as president of the United States. This incubator helped our democracy grow to maturity.

Thank MottTheHoop
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked passed Federal Hall so many times during my stay but also a very busy place as so close to the Stock Exchange & photos being taken with the Washington Statue, unfortunately I left my visit to take a good look inside to a very short period of time & should have gone in when I had more time available. Worth a look.

Thank Clare B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just visited Federal Hall this week as we tried to soak on some great Hamilton/ Revolutionary Era history around NYC. This building is so beautiful, and stands out among the towering buildings around it. My daughter was earning her National Park Junior Ranger badge, which led us straight to a park ranger. Ranger Jesse was such a warm, welcoming, patient wealth of knowledge!! The extra things that he pointed out to us were so cool, and he really made the visit more special! Take note of how many different styles of columns you find within the buildings design. Visit for sure if you are in lower Manhattan.

Thank Erin B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This National Memorial is free and will only take 10 minutes of your time. Don't miss the story and the great location!

Thank TheGoBird
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 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.

Thank Lambretta101
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