Battles of Lexington and Concord Dinner & Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award Presentation

shorto and book.jpg

Join us for dinner as best-selling author Russell Shorto is presented with the 2018 Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award for his book, Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom. An Honorable Mention will also be presented to Harlow Giles Unger and a Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented in honor of the late Thomas Fleming.


NEW! Women of the Revolutionary War Tour in honor of Women's History Month

From patriotic women fighting for independence, to loyalist women fighting to suppress the rebellion; and African American and Native American women whose future and security were caught in the cross fire, this tour explores the incredible stories of women who played a pivotal role in the Revolution. 


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.



Opening on September 16, 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. 

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.


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

2018 book club.JPG

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

private event.jpg

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! 

Did you miss our Washington's Farewell event on December 3? 
Get an in depth look at the day with this article from Downtown Post NYC and make sure to check out our Facebook page from 12/3 to view photos and watch our LIVE recordings of Washington's Farewell!