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Tenement Museum

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About this place
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum tells the stories of immigrant families who resided in the historic tenement at 97 Orchard Street between 1863 and 1935.
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Val
Val
September 12, 2015
Great museum about the history of how immigrants to NYC lived in our lower east side area.
Daryl
Daryl
August 1, 2019
Historical museum about the history of the LES
Carly & Sebastian
Carly & Sebastian
November 29, 2019
great museum for all ages, a glimpse into the past.
Amy
Amy
September 13, 2015
See old old New York. Very interesting.
Sarah
Sarah
November 15, 2019
Museum on the tenaments in New York City
Janet
Janet
December 28, 2019
Love this gem! See how people lived in NYC over 100 years ago and you may notice that the apt. You are staying shares the same qualities. Hence a tenement apt.
Ashley
Ashley
September 19, 2015
Tenements have been restored to original condition - Truly a unique tour!
Christine
Christine
November 1, 2019
Take a deep dive into NYC immigrant history at this wonderful storytelling-based museum. It's great for kids and adults alike. Choose from a few different tours...book online in advance.
Dor
Dor
December 8, 2019
Fascinating history!!
Kandee
Kandee
September 16, 2015
It is a known museum in Lower East Side. You can learn and experience about how people live in late 1800s and early 1900s.
Deborah
Deborah
September 15, 2015
A historic tenement, once home to 7,000 people from over 20 nations (1863-1935). The cramped spaces, lives of past residents & LES history contribute to the representation of the immigrant experience.
Nancy
Nancy
September 23, 2016
New York's Tenement Museum focuses on America's urban immigrant history. The Tenement Museum provides walking tours and is a popular attraction
Gloria
Gloria
November 1, 2019
My favorite museum in NYC, it's an immersive dive into what the Lower East Side was like for every different group of immigrants, and it's incredibly detailed.
Karen
Karen
July 17, 2014
A great Museum to visit just across the street.
Bret
Bret
October 3, 2014
They take you through a building built in the 1890's, and tell you the story of what life was like then - like that they didn't have toilets or electricity.
Alicia
Alicia
May 14, 2012
Depressing but informative tour of the LES
Hannah
Hannah
July 21, 2019
Famous tenement museum, which walks you through the highlights of the Lower East Side!

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Location
103 Orchard Street
Manhattan, NY 10002
Phone+1 212-982-8420
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
Credit cards
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wifi
Free
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