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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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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. …
Betsy
Betsy
September 11, 2019
This is pretty incredible to see how folks lived in the early days of NYC. There are multiple tours
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
Grace
Grace
June 06, 2019
See what it was like back in the days.
Shlomo
Shlomo
April 27, 2019
The Tenement Museum celebrates the enduring stories that define and strengthen what it means to be American. We share stories of the immigrant and migrant experience through immersive guided tours, educational content and programs, and thought leadership, with one important goal — to advance the…

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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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