Museum of American Finance

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Admission Fee
48 Wall St New York, NY 10005
(212) 908-4110
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Museum of American Finance

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm


Located in the former headquarters of the Bank of New York, the US financial Museum was founded in 1988 to illustrate the wealth, prosperity and for some the greed. Celebrating entrepreneurship of the United States in its financial capital.

The main objective of the museum is to collect and preserve historical artifacts and financial documents to investigate, organize and display to the public in an active way the financial history of the nation.

Display: Its collection includes related capital market, banking and free enterprise documents such as: Stocks, bonds, prints, engravings, photographs, coins, checks, books and various objects. You can see a sample by clicking here.

Its exhibits include: The history of American currency and its circulation, Financial Markets, Banking america, Businesspeople and a hall dedicated to Alexander Hamilton Room. You can read more about these displays by clicking here.

 Tickets: Children under 6 are admitted free, you can see the price of tickets by clicking here.

Our advice:

  • The museum is a great place to teach children (or yourself) about
  • If you are near Wall Street it is a good idea to visit and see first hand the great financial history.
  • The museum has no food facilities, you can dine in nearby restaurants before entering.economics and free US,