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First Bank of the United States: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

This is the First National Bank of Philadelphia. Not to be confused with the Second National Bank of Philadelphia or the Oldest National Bank of Philadelphia. I visited all of these and had to take notes as to keep them separate in my pictures. They...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

The First Bank of the United States is located in the Independence National Historic Park, along with many other buildings important to our country's history. The bank was built in 1791 as a National Bank in response to the enormous debt the United States had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

This bank is not open to the public, but the structure is imposing and there is an informational plaque outside. Since there aren't any tours of the inside available, it doesn't take that long to just see the outside and read the plaque. I'd recommend...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

Great looking piece of History. The columns and work involved in building this.Part of the stop on the walking tour.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

This might have been an awesome structure in it's day, but it looked quite neglected. It was closed when we visited, .so we could only see the outside, which seemed very worn.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Right across the street from the Museum of the American Revolution - and right near Independence Hall. Open 8:30 am to 5 pm. We were a bit too late to get in having spent most of the day in the MAR. This will be a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed adding this as a stop while visiting historic Philadelphia. Wasn't able to go inside as the door was locked, but still nice to check out the beautiful exterior and read about the history. The layout of all the historical sights makes visiting here a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

I always wanted to see the inside of this building, and finally had the chance to do so. There is a fantastic collection of portraits inside the museum. Each picture has a description of the person or subject in case you do not know. I...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

Great photo op if you're in the historic district. Beautiful bank, close to the American Revolution museum (opening in April 2017! I wish we were able to go) and the site of Alexander Hamilton's Philadelphia home (right around the corner).

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank ER15401
Reviewed March 9, 2017

The financial center of Philadelphia is now located in Center City Philadelphia. But it was not always so. I went to investigate. Alexander Hamilton, the First Secretary of the Treasury of the United States of America (1789-1795), promoted the idea of establishing a federally supported...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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