We may not like paying taxes, but we would never think to tar and feather the tax collector.

Come see objects preserved from pivotal moments relating to the New York Sons of Liberty, like the tearing down of the King George statue in Bowling Green Park, and throwing chests of tea into the New York Harbor.

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Snap a photo in our colonial costume photo booth and post on social media using #FearandForce for the chance to be featured on our website!

Evacuation Day Walking Tour

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Saturday, November 24 & Sunday November 25
11:00am

Follow in the footsteps of General George Washington and his troops as they entered New York in triumph after the end of the Revolutionary War. Learn about the people and sites of Lower Manhattan and what it was like to be caught up in a revolution.


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Plan Your visit

See the room where General George Washington gave his famous farewell to his officers at the end of the Revolution, view a breathtaking collection of Revolutionary War paintings by artist John Ward Dunsmore, and more. Book your guided tour today.

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Collection

Access the Museum's Collection Online and explore the revolutionary past. Learn more.

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Exhibitions

Confidential: The American Revolution's Agents of Espionage features never before seen objects from the Museum's collection that tell the story of how tailors, school teachers, and enslaved people operated as secret agents, gathering intelligence for the Patriot cause. 

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Book Club

Our picks for the 2018 Book Club season are in! Are you a #revolutionary book worm? Join the Fraunces Tavern Museum book club today!

Upcoming Events

Fraunces Tavern Museum offers a variety of programs that allow visitors to experience the American Revolution and Early American history in NYC. Join us for our evening lecture series, book club, special events, and more.

 

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Private Events

Whether you are looking for a venue for a ceremony, cocktail party, or business retreat, Fraunces Tavern Museum has a unique space that fits your needs. Host your next private event in one of NYC's oldest buildings!