Federal Hall National Memorial

Official Homepage: www.nps.gov/feha/

Fee: Always free

Sun. Closed
Mon. 9 AM–5 PM
Tue. 9 AM–5 PM
Wed. 9 AM–5 PM
Thu. 9 AM–5 PM
Fri. 9 AM–5 PM
Sat. Closed
26 Wall Street
New York, New York 10005
(212) 509-1595

Check the Federal Hall website for additional hours, special pricing/discounts, and closure dates.


The Wall Street Stock Exchange, as seen from George Washington's bronzed boot in front of Federal Hall.
The Federal Hall (website) is a Museum (Historical) in New York.
Official description from Federal Hall:
Here on Wall Street, George Washington took the oath of office as our first President, and this site was home to the first Congress, Supreme Court, and Executive Branch offices. The current structure, a Customs House, later served as part of the US Sub-Treasury. Now, the building serves as a museum and memorial to our first President and the beginnings of the United States of America.
Dan's opinion:
Count me among the New Yorkers who didn't realize George Washington was sworn in on Wall Street. The Federal Hall looks non-descript against the larger New York Stock Exchange's building with its giant American (or sometimes corporate advertiser) flag.
Wikipedia excerpt:
Federal Hall, built in 1700 as New York's City Hall, later served as the first capitol building of the United States of America under the Constitution, and was the site of George Washington's inauguration as the first President of the United States. It was also where the United States Bill of Rights was introduced in the First Congress. The building was demolished in 1812. Federal Hall National Memorial on Wall Street was built in 1842 as the New York Customs House, on the site of the old Federal Hall. It later served as a sub-Treasury building and is now operated by the National Park Service as a museum commemorating the historic events that happened there.

We don't have any current exhibitions on file, most likely because we're still collecting listings.

In the meantime, check out the Federal Hall homepage or our exhibitions list for N.Y.-wide exhibits.

Official Federal Hall Links
aGogh in N.Y.

Note: This site is still in a alpha, unfinished form. The information for aGogh was almost entirely hand-gathered and so there may be errors and omissions. See an error? Contact us.


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