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Museum of American Finance

48 Wall Street, New York City, NY 10005-2903
+1 212-908-4110
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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48 Wall Street, New York City, NY 10005-2903
Financial District
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

We visited MOAF as part of a group and were lucky to have a presentation by the Director who showcased some of their most valuable and interesting items in the collection such as a bond bought and signed by George Washington, a soldier's pay requisition...More

Thank vakamalua
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

On Wall Street, came here for a reception because my son won an award. The museum itself is basically one floor. They have the first handheld device that was used to replace paper buy and sell trades on the market floor. Strangely, they have an...More

1  Thank Norjeff2
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Worth a 30 minute visit to get inside a beautiful old Wall St building. Only $8 and incredibly friendly staff. Two featured exhibits are tickertape from the start of the 1929 crash (rolled up so you can't see much of anything ...) and a bond...More

Thank kld26
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I recently stopped by this Museum. It isn't all that expensive to enter - only $8. That being said, I found the museum was more like an "School" where it was teaching the basics about Bonds, etc. Additionally, it showed quite a bit of gold....More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Explaining the history of the gold standard, bond, stock and commodity trading as well as showing a real bloomberg terminal and a documentary film of the development of the US Dollar and currency. In addition, exhibiting gold rush material and 1929 stock exchange crashes. Moreover,...More

1  Thank Wendler-Philipp
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Just east of the Trump building and the NYSE. Cost was $8 for adults and plan to spend 40 min to an hour. The Alexander Hamilton room was the best.

1  Thank Domino1969
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Luckily with a Groupon coupon I paid only $3.50 and spent around 30 minutes here. In a city where the standards of art and entertainment are usually high this seemed like a rather poor cousin at best. The building is a previous banking headquarters and...More

1  Thank Seabird21
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Fortunately it happened to be free on the day I visited, because I thought it wa a pretty average experience given the high quality museums in NYC. The most interesting bit was the Alexander Hamilton room. Otherwise it was quite basic leve information

Thank David S
Reviewed 12 March 2016

With the closing of the New York Stock Exchange to public tours, the MOAF provides at least some kind of place to visit downtown. While it is not large and not that expensive ($8 for adults), it has three main kiosks for bonds, equities and...More

1  Thank J P
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent exhibits on the development of finance dating back to the country's infancy. Original documents signed by the founding fathers, an additional room devoted to Alexander Hamilton. Have newspaper editions of the 1929 stock market crash. Explains the development of the stock market. Well worth...More

Thank Susan S
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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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