Fraunces Tavern Museum and its collection

Fraunces Tavern Museum

Fraunces Tavern is a museum and restaurant in New York City , situated at 54 Pearl Street at the corner of Broad Street in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan . The location played a prominent role in history before, during, and after the American Revolution . At various points in its history, Fraunces Tavern served as a headquarters for George Washington , a venue for peace negotiations with the British, and housing federal offices in the Early Republic. Fraunces Tavern has been owned since 1904 by Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York Inc., which carried out a major conjectural reconstruction, and claim it is Manhattan 's oldest surviving building. The museum interprets the building and its history, along with varied exhibitions of art and artifacts. The tavern is a tourist site and a part of the American Whiskey Trail and the New York Freedom Trail. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a New York City designated landmark . In addition, the block on which Fraunces Tavern is located is a National Historic Landmark District and a New York City designated landmark district.

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History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology

Fraunces Tavern Museum
54 Pearl Street New York
NY 10004 New York
New York

Visitor information Fraunces Tavern Museum

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
12:00 – 17:00
12:00 – 17:00
12:00 – 17:00
12:00 – 17:00
12:00 – 17:00

Mo-Fr 12:00-17:00; Sa-Su 11:00-17:00


0 – 5Free
6 – 17$4.00


Wheelchair accessible

Location & Map

54 Pearl Street New York, New York

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