Spend a summer evening visiting the 13 excitingly diverse museums and historic sites in Lower Manhattan- all for FREE! Programming at Fraunces Tavern Museum includes colonial dance lessons provided by the Tricorne Dance Ensemble throughout the evening, accompanied by the live 18th century music of Anne and Ridley Enslow on genuine colonial instruments. Visitors can also snap a souvenir photo in the Colinial Costume Booth, and take a free guided tour of the Museum!
Lift your glass and toast to America’s independence on this two-hour walking tour of Revolutionary War history with Ellen Baird. Designed for novices and history buffs alike, this tour explores the sites and history of the crucial events that took place in the streets of Lower Manhattan before, during, and after the American Revolutionary War- from the Stamp Act Riots to New York’s Tea Party, and the Sugar House prisons to George Washington’s farewell to his troops at Fraunces Tavern.
Fraunces Tavern Museum’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history of the American Revolutionary era through public education.
Thanks to the Sons of the Revolution in the State of New Yorkwho opened the Museum in 1907 the Fraunces Tavern complex is comprised of four 19th century buildings in addition to 54 Pearl Street. Today, you can stand in the room where General George Washington said farewell to his officers and explore seven additional galleries that focus on America's War for Independence and the preservation of early American history.
Fraunces Tavern® Museum is owned and operated by, and FRAUNCES TAVERN® is a registered service mark of,
Sons of the Revolution℠ in the State of New York, Inc., a Section 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation
instituted in 1876 and incorporated in 1884.
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