Set Your Region!
Keyword Search:

103 Orchard Street
New York , New York 10002
United States of America

Contact Information:
Phone: 877-975-3786
Email: groups@tenement.org
Website: http://www.tenement.org/

Daily 10AM-5PM

Tours: $9 adults, $7 children & seniors. Program: $8 adults, $6 children & seniors.

Food Availability:

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
The Tenement Museum tells stories of immigrant families who lived in 97 Orchard Street, an historic tenement building that was home to an estimated 7,000 people from over 20 nations from 1863–1935. Guided tours are the heart of the Museum. Visitors view restored apartments of past residents and hear their stories of life on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The tours use history for considering the present, encouraging dialogue around issues relating to contemporary immigration. The Museum’s education programs include age-appropriate tours and activities.

Getting By
Visit the homes of German-Jewish & Italian Catholic families surviving the Panic of 1873 and the Great Depression.

  Piecing It TogetherPiecing It Together
See the homes & garment shop of Jewish families who lived in the tenement during the “great wave” of immigration to America.

The Irish Apartment TourThe Moores: An Irish Family Tour
Visit the 1869 home of the Moores, Irish immigrants coping with the death of a child.

The Confino Family Tour Confino Family Tour
Meet Victoria Confino, a teen-age, Sephardic-Jewish immigrant played by a costumed interpreter. Set during 1916. Perfect for families.

Lower East Side Walking TourLower East Side Walking Tour
Visit 12 Lower East Side sites important to immigrants past & present. This tour does not enter the tenement at 97 Orchard.

Home  |   About Us  |   Contact Us  |   Advertise