Explore the 5 buildings that make up Fraunces Tavern museum and discover their historic collection of pieces.

Fraunces Tavern has played a huge role in the history of the United States. At one point, the museum, which also hosts a restaurant, was used as a headquarters for the first President of the United States, George Washington. President Washington also bade farewell to the continental army from the tavern in 1783.
Today the museum is home to a collection of over 3,000 artifacts from the Revolutinary War and Colonial America... You can also find a lock of George Washington's hair on display. When you visit the Fraunces Tavern Museum on the weekend, you will have access to free guided tours.

Did You Know

  • When built in the year 1719, the Fraunces Tavern was originally a home for Stephen Delancey who was a wealthy merchant.

  • Fraunces Tavern was also a famous hangout location for the Sons of Liberty.

How To Get There

  • N, R to Whitehall Street station.

  • 4, 5 to Bowling Green station.

Make The Most Of Your New York Pass

- Entry to the Fraunces Tavern Museum is normally $7.

- The New York Pass grants you free entry to the museum plus over 100 attractions in New York City.


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Monday 12-5pm
Tuesday 12-5pm
Wednesday 12-5pm
Thursday 12-5pm
Friday 12-5pm
Saturday 12-5pm
Sunday 12-5pm


New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Christmas Day

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54 Pearl St. (Corner of Broad St)