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Tenement Museum

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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.
Siji
Siji
August 20, 2019
The Museum's two historical tenement buildings were home to an estimated 15,000 people, from over 20 nations, between 1863 and 2011
Matthew
Matthew
October 23, 2019
The coolest museum in New York
Amy
Amy
September 13, 2015
See old old New York. Very interesting.
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
Ashley
Ashley
September 19, 2015
Tenements have been restored to original condition - Truly a unique tour!
Cassandra
Cassandra
October 02, 2019
The Tenement Museum is a great place to learn about the history of our city's roots. You'll be transported back in time to see how early immigrants lived in the tenements on the lower East side. The tours typically last one hour and usually require stair climbing. Not good for children under 6. …
Alicia
Alicia
May 14, 2012
Depressing but informative tour of the LES
Daryl
Daryl
August 01, 2019
Historical museum about the history of the LES
Mayra
Mayra
October 27, 2019
The Tenement Museum is a great place to learn about the history of our city's roots. You'll be transported back in time to see how early immigrants lived in the tenements on the lower East side. The tours typically last one hour and usually require stair climbing. Not good for children under 6…
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.
Betsy
Betsy
September 11, 2019
This is pretty incredible to see how folks lived in the early days of NYC. There are multiple tours
Karen
Karen
July 17, 2014
A great Museum to visit just across the street.
Bret
Bret
October 03, 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.
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 10:00 AM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi
Free
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