1
Faneuil Hall
Dock Square, Boston 02109 Route Planner
The Green Guide

Useful information

Opening hours

[9am-5pm - closed 1 Jan, Thanksgiving Day, 25 Dec and during some local events]

Description

Donated to the city of Boston in 1742 by the merchant Peter Faneuil, this revered landmark was enlarged by Charles Bulfinch in 1806. It was used as a meeting room during the War of Independence and its platform has paid host to the greatest figures in American history. Its dome is crowned by the famous weather vane representing a grasshopper, the emblem of the port of Boston since the 18C. Inside, the large meeting room is used for naturalisation ceremonies for new American citizens.

Localisation

  • Route from this place
  • Directions to this place
  • Route via this place
  • Nearby hotels
  • Nearby restaurants

Things to see and donearby

Where to sleepnearby

Where to eatnearby

  • From £13 to
    6.62 km - Brewery Square 5 Eldridge Street, Dorchester DT1 1QR