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Annual Independence Day Appeal

Join the cause. Support Fraunces Tavern Museum

For 111 years, Fraunces Tavern Museum has been providing the public with an authentic encounter with history. Every year thousands of people cherish the stories told through our five historically landmarked buildings, the events that happened here and our unique, 8,000-piece collection. Through our annual Independence Day Appeal, our goal is to raise $50,000. We hope you will join us in our mission to help keep history alive.


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.



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.

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

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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 3rd? 
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!