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Join a Museum Ambassador for an in-depth look at the unique architecture and exquisite beauty of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian-New York. Designed by famed architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1907, the Custom House is a National Historic Landmark. The building’s interior splendor includes an elliptical rotunda with a 140-ton dome skylight designed by Valencia-born engineer Raphael Guastavino and murals by New York painter Reginald Marsh, as well as monumental marble arches and columns. Tour includes a visit to the Collectors Office, not normally accessible to the public. The Collectors Office features woodwork by Tiffany Studios. 

Architect: Cass Gilbert (1907)

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12 Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Cass Gilbert (1907) David Sundberg Esto
Thursday, 10/12
12pm to 1pm
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Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
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