New Audio Tour Brings MoAF Exhibits to Life

July 19, 2016

New Audio Tour Brings MoAF Exhibits to Life

The View From Downtown blog

The Museum of American Finance’s new, 12-stop audio tour tells the stories behind several of its most popular collections and exhibits. The tour begins with one of Lower Manhattan’s most important architectural sites – the Bank of New York’s historic banking hall at 48 Wall Street, which houses the Museum’s exhibits.

Other tour stops include objects from the Crash of ’29, a stock certificate issued to Ponzi scheme artist Bernie Madoff, rare high-denomination currency and the solid gold-and-jewel-encrusted Monopoly Set by artist Sidney Mobell (on loan from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History). The tour is narrated by a variety of experts, including the Museum’s president and curators, as well as CNN founding financial editor Myron Kandel and architectural historian Damien Cregeau...


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