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Hamilton Grange National Memorial

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Address: 414 W 141st St, At the intersection of Hamilton Terrace, New York City, NY 10031-9138
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+1 646-548-2310
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Wed - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

This national memorial managed by the National Park Service was the home...

This national memorial managed by the National Park Service was the home of statesman and United States Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Restored and reopened in 2011, the public can enjoy exhibits on some of Hamilton's achievements and challenges on the ground floor, a brief introductory film on his incredible rise from an orphan in the Caribbean to an indespensible molder of the early nation, and visit the furnished first floor by scheduled tour.

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Oh the History!

Newly renovated and beautiful. You can feel the history, self guided tours and very popular since the musical. Also free.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Newly renovated and beautiful. You can feel the history, self guided tours and very popular since the musical. Also free.

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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have long been a fan of Alexander Hamilton. He should have been a president, but was barred by a clause in the Constitution, because he was born in British West Indies. We can thank him for so much that we take for granted today. History buffs will love it, but check for open times as they change.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We loved it! There are either ranger lead tours or self guided tours of the three upstairs rooms, but there is also an informative area with exhibits on the first floor that's interesting. It's all free, but I'd take a look at their website for information on the tour times and how that works. We found parking nearby, and found... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The house would have an interesting history of its own, having to be moved twice. Yes, actually moving the entire building from one spot to another. The first time was around 1895, and the second time was in 2008, to its current location in St. Nicholas Park. And re-opened in 2011 after renovations, it can be seen only on a... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This is the home of Alexander Hamilton. It's a very interesting but small site in Harlem (upper Manhattan). Best way to get up there is by mass transit. The D-train runs express from Columbus Circle to 125th street, then stops at 135th, then 145th street in less than 10min. Very fast and efficient and a quick and safe 3 min... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

They moved this house from a couple of block away and are still working on it. So the outside looks questionable....but head under the front stairs into the Visitor's Center. The video is a good overview of Hamilton's life and the exhibits in the next room reinforce and elaborate a bit on it. Make sure you get there well before... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Small museum within St. Nicholas Park that showcases the life and times of Alexander Hamilton. The first floor holds the reception and exhibits. The second floor, which shows the interior of the old house, can only be accessed by booking a free guided tour at the reception.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We spent the weekend in NYC retracing some Hamilton haunts with my "Hamiltweens". On our way home to Boston, we drove here to Hamilton Grange in Harlem. Mid-day on a Saturday, we got easy street parking right near it (lucky? maybe). We did not tour the main house/upstairs because the tour list was full for the next 2 tours and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

It's a lovely, historical house of one of our founding Fathers, but there are really only three rooms with reproductions of period furniture to see and a basement with modern museum displays. In my opinion, the fact that the house no longer stands in its original location takes away some of the historical charm. It's no Mount Vernon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Very easy to get too right off the C train at 145th. Hours tours are given on the hour and were first come first serve. The basement of the house is the gift shop, mini museum and movie viewing area. All things you can do while waiting to tour! Lots of history and a beautiful area to walk around!

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