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Museum of American Finance

Museum of American Finance Review

Pre-9/11, a visit to the New York Stock Exchange was the ultimate high; the energy of the floor and the proximity to so much power couldn't be beat. Post-9/11 security prohibits tours of the Exchange but you can still get a feel—albeit a less exhilarating feel—for what makes the financial world go 'round (and down) by visiting this museum. Located in the grandiose former banking hall of the Bank of New York, this Smithsonian affiliate is home to artifacts of the financial market's history; interactive exhibits on the financial markets, banking, entrepreneurship, and Alexander Hamilton; and well-executed temporary exhibits.

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  • Address: 48 Wall St., at William St. Financial District, New York, NY 10005 | Map It
  • Phone: 212/908–4110
  • Cost: $8
  • Hours: Tues.–Sat. 10–4
  • Website:
  • Subway: 2, 3 to Wall St.
  • Location: Financial District
Updated: 02-24-2014

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