Museum of American Finance, New York City

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Take a peak into the humble beginnings of money, the catalyst of modern society, at Museum of American Finance. The days of printing and minting could soon be behind us as we enter an age of digital finance, so take a moment to observe a collection of notes, coins, stocks, bonds, books, and checks, or access a wealth of information through interactive media and video presentations. Plan to see Museum of American Finance and other attractions that appeal to you using our New York City tour itinerary planning tool .
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  • September 12, 2017
    I stopped by the museum on a whim. The museum talks about the building's history and covers economics and market history in a fun way. Definitely would recommend!  more »
  • September 7, 2017
    You don't need to know anything about finance to find interesting facts and objects at this little gem right on Wall Street. If you come by the 2 or 3 subway, you may come through the Atrium at 60 Wal...  more »
  • August 25, 2017
    Museum of Finance consisting of a large room. She roughly traces the history of finance and somewhat explains the operation of the stock market. The Museum is quickly dispatched (count 30 minutes or 1 hour if you really want to read everything in detail). The souvenir shop offers overpriced products. The entrance to the Museum is $ 8.
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  • February 28, 2017
    Small museum but definitely worth it. We tagged along on the tour and the guides are very knowledgeable and I learnt a lot about the history of banking in America. I've never really been interested in this and I learnt a lot, everything is very clear
  • January 14, 2017
    You could see more with one Google search than at this 'museum'. The information is not kept up well, there is only one room in one floor, with two small exhibits. I would not waste my time here if I was a tourist, and am disappointed with my decision to go there as a local working in finance.
  • September 29, 2016
    Instructive museum, especially for people who aren't accustomed to finance. There are also some games to entertain kids, and the shop is well supplied.
  • January 8, 2016
    I visited here on a high school field trip. Coming from an economics class, I was able to interpret and appreciate everything the museum had to offer. The exhibits were very engaging and informative. I feel that overall, this museum helped me to get a better grasp on the way America was created through finance and great minds within it. My favorite part of the museum was the currency exhibit. Here, you are able to get up close and personal with America's currency from the first bills up to present. You were able to also view each bill individually on a computer screen to learn more about each version. If I could recommend anything to the museum, I would like to see a live stock market chart. TL;DR If you have any interest in money or the nation's history and are in the area, stop by and check this place out!
  • November 4, 2016
    Pretty nice spot with some interesting old money, bonds, stock certificates, etc. Cool architecture of the old bank. It's not that big, but only $8 for adults.

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