Events

 JUNE 2017

Wednesday, June 14 – Special Event
Flag Day Celebration
Hosted by the Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York
12:00pm – 1:00pm
FREE
Flag-waving participants from elementary schools, historical and genealogical societies, the NYPD, and the FDNY march through Lower Manhattan to celebrate Flag Day. A grand stand ceremony and festivities will take place in front of Fraunces Tavern. For more information, email 2administrator@sonsoftherevolution.org.

The Museum will be $1 admission on June 14 in honor of Flag Day.

Tuesday, June 20 – Special Event
Night at the Museums
4:00pm – 8:00pm
FREE
Spend a summer evening visiting the 15 excitingly diverse museums and historic sites in Lower Manhattan — all for free. Learn about New York City’s history, discover new heritages, and enjoy discounts at local restaurants. Participants can snap a souvenir photo in the Colonial Costume Photo booth, and children can create their own flags! Enjoy 18th century American music performed by Rose Tree a musical trio. Chime in on the choruses and dance along while learning the history of the music and instruments!

Visit NightAtTheMuseums.org for details and a map of participating locations.

Thursday, June 22 – Evening Lecture
Boston’s Massacre
Presented by Eric Hinderaker
6:30pm (Doors open at 6:00pm)
Explore the background of the shootings that are remembered as the “Boston Massacre.” Learn how they became an icon of American independence and consider their evolving significance in American culture.

*PayPal will send an immediate purchase confirmation via email. Please note that tickets will NOT be shipped in the mail and customer’s names will be on a check-in roster at Will Call. Customers will receive an additional confirmation email with event details by Fraunces Tavern Museum within 24 business hours.

 

JULY 2017

Friday, June 30 – Evening Walking Tour
A Toast to History: Independence Eve
Led by Ellen Baird
6:30 – 8:30pm
Museum Members: $20 / Public Ticket: $25

*Ticket purchase for this walking tour includes 1 free drink ticket to Fraunces Tavern Restaurant & Bar

 

Tuesday, July 4 – Early Morning Walking Tour
The American Revolution: Dawn of Independence
Led by Ellen Baird
6:00am – 8:00am
Museum Members: $15 / Public Ticket: $20

Celebrate America’s independence on one of these two special holiday walking tours. Lift your glass and toast to America’s independence, or explore Lower Manhattan in the quiet of the early morning hours with New York City Tour Guide, Ellen Baird for a 2-hour walking tour of Revolutionary War history. Explore the sites and learn the 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, from the Sugar House prisons to General George Washington’s farewell to his troops at Fraunces Tavern. This tour is designed for novices and history buffs alike.